Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the second quarter of 2021, as real GDP for the nation increased at an annual rate of 6.7 percent. The percent change in real GDP in the second quarter ranged from 9.7 percent in Nevada to 1.8 percent in Alaska.
- Accommodation and food services increased 88.7 percent nationally. This industry was the leading contributor to the increase in Nevada and Hawaii.
- The information industry increased 25.2 percent nationally. This industry was the leading contributor to the increase in Washington, California, and New York, the states with the fourth, fifth, and sixth largest increases, respectively.
- The increases in all states and the District of Columbia were partly offset by retail trade, which decreased 14.7 percent nationally. This industry moderated increases in real GDP in in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
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