A message from Brian Moyer, Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Real GDP increased 2.6 percent, reflecting positive contributions from consumer spending, nonresidential fixed investment, exports, private inventory investment, and federal government spending.
A look at prototype measures of GDP by county—the first of their kind to incorporate multiple data sources that capture trends in labor, revenue, and value of production.
In the third quarter of 2018, growth in real GDP by state ranged from 5.8 percent in Washington state to zero in West Virginia. State personal income growth ranged from 6.2 percent in Nevada and Washington state to 2.1 percent in Missouri.