Gross Domestic Product by Industry: First Quarter 2016

Construction; health care and social assistance; and retail trade were the leading contributors to the increase in U.S. economic growth in the first quarter of 2016. Overall, 11 of 22 industry groups contributed to the 1.1 percent increase in real GDP in the first quarter.

Real GDP and Real Value Added by Sector July 21

  • Construction increased 9.0 percent in the first quarter, after increasing 7.6 percent in the fourth quarter.
  • Health care and social assistance increased 3.8 percent, after increasing 2.1 percent.
  • Retail trade increased 4.8 percent, after increasing 0.3 percent.

Real Value Added by Industry July 21

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