Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 47 states and the District of Columbia in the fourth quarter of 2021, as real GDP for the nation increased at an annual rate of 6.9 percent. The percent change in real GDP in the fourth quarter ranged from 10.1 percent in Texas to –2.3 percent in Iowa.
- Information services; professional, scientific, and technical services; and real estate and rental and leasing were the leading contributors to the increase in real GDP nationally.
- Information services contributed increases in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. This industry was the leading contributor to the increases in California and Washington, the states with the fourth and fifth largest increases.
- Professional, scientific, and technical services contributed increases in 49 states and the District of Columbia. This industry was the leading contributor to the increase in Texas, the state with the largest increase.
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