Transportation and warehousing; health care and social assistance; and professional, scientific, and technical services were the leading contributors to the increase in U.S. economic growth in the second quarter of 2016. Overall, 15 of 22 industry groups contributed to the 1.4 percent increase in real GDP in the second quarter.
- Transportation and warehousing increased 14.0 percent in the second quarter, after decreasing 6.7 percent in the first quarter.
- Health care and social assistance increased 4.7 percent, after decreasing 1.6 percent.
- Professional, scientific, and technical services increased 3.7 percent, after increasing 3.4 percent.
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