METRO EMPLOYMENT IN 2016. The US economy added 2.3 million jobs in 2016. Metro areas generated over 2 million new jobs, more than 95% of all US gains. Over 300 metros experienced job growth in 2016, with the New York and Dallas metros each adding ov er 100,000 jobs in 2016, and Los Angeles was close, at 90,000.
June 1, 2019 – The Arizona economy continues its long winning streak. employment is expanding, population growth is solid, and wages are rising. Further, Arizona continues to far outpace national growth rates. The only smudge on this picture is the state unemployment rate, which remains stubbornly above the U.S. average.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Note: More data series, including additional geographic areas, are available through the "Databases & Tables" tab at the top of this page. Florida includes the following metropolitan areas for which an Economy At A Glance table is available: Cape Coral-Fort Myers, fl; crestview-fort walton beach-destin, FL
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Nominal Gross State Product is expected to break the $1 Trillion mark in 2018, according to the Florida & Metro Forecast, and climb to $1.074 Trillion in 2019. This would make Florida’s economy the 16th largest in the world, as ranked by the World Bank.
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Atlanta outperforms state & national rates at 4.9% (ye 2015) Looking ahead, Moody’s Analytics predicts that the Atlanta MSA will outpace the national economy in 2016 with a 4.2% rise in gross metro product. Moody’s forecasts job gains in metro Atlanta to outpace the national average due to the city’s
· Florida and Alabama, with $1.087 trillion in GDP, almost match Mexico at $1.14 trillion, while Texas’s economy, $1.59 trillion, is close to that of Brazil at $1.74 trillion. Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, has a GDP roughly the same as 12 of the eastern states, at $3.35 trillion in 2015.