The Fine Print: GDP Growth

The Fine Print: GDP Growth

A look at GDP growth across the region and nation.

Experts talk about the national economy, but economic statistics can vary widely across the U.S. The federal Bureau of Economic Analysis now reports inflation-adjusted (“real”) gross domestic product by state. The Q2 data, released in November, showed Minnesota posting 2 percent growth, matching the national average. Minnesota ranked 16th overall among the 50 states. Everyone was doing better a year ago. For the second quarter of 2018, we posted GDP growth of 4.8 percent, topping the national average of 3.5 percent.

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