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United States Economy

The following information from the CIA Factbook is convincing evidence why the purchase of United States local business numbers can be beneficial to both domestic and international enterprises.

In 2016, the US had a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of $18.62 trillion with a 1.5% growth rate. GDP per capita was $57,600. Gross National Saving was 18% of GDP. GDP consumption by end use was as follows:

  • household consumption, 68.8%
  • government consumption, 17.5%
  • investment in fixed capital, 16.2%
  • investment in inventories, 0.2%
  • exports of goods and services, 11.9%
  • imports of goods and services, -14.7%

GDP consumption by sector of origin was agriculture (0.9%), industry (18.9%), and services (80.2%).

Agricultural products produced in the United States were wheat, corn, other grains, fruits, vegetables, cotton, beef, pork, poultry, dairy products, fish, and forest products. United States industries are highly diversified, world leading, and high technology innovators. US industrial output includes aerospace, chemicals, consumer goods, electronics, food processing, lumber, mining, motor vehicles, petroleum, steel, and telecommunications.

The United States labor force was 159.2 million workers, and employment by occupation was as follows.

  • farming, forestry, and fishing, 0.7%
  • manufacturing, extraction, transportation, and crafts, 20.3%
  • managerial, professional, and technical, 37.3%
  • sales and office, 24.2%
  • other services, 17.6%

The unemployment rate in 2016 was 4.9%.

Ranking the Largest US Industries

Blue Waters Credit LLC of Roseville, CA ranked the largest US industries using the 2015 GDP of just under $18 trillion. The ranking categories were percentage share of GDP, highest revenues, and highest net margins. If your company deals in these industrial sectors, you may want to use this information to guide your purchase of United States local business numbers.

Largest Industries in the US Economy

  1. Real estate including renting and leasing, $2,265.7 billion, GDP share 13.0%
  2. Professional and business services including the legal field, computer design, and other professional, scientific, and technical services, $2,098.3 billion, GDP share 12.0%
  3. State and local government, $1,538.7 billion, GDP share 9.1%
  4. Finance and insurance, $1,261.2 billion, GDP share 7.2%
  5. Health care and social assistance, $1,244.2 billion, GDP share 7.1%
  6. Manufacturing of durable goods, $1,135.8 billion, GDP share 6.5%
  7. Wholesale trade, $1,037.6 billion, GDP share 6.0%
  8. Retail trade, $1,014 billion, GDP share 5.8%
  9. Manufacturing of nondurable goods including agriculture, textiles, apparel, petroleum, and coal products, $954.8 billion, GDP share 5.5%
  10. Information covering publishing, Internet publishing, broadcasting, media, sound recording, and motion pictures, $807.9 billion, GDP share 4.6%
Most Profitable Industries in the US Economy
  1. Health, 24.4 billion
  2. IT Services, $17.5 billion
  3. Business Products and Services, $15.9 billion
  4. Logistics and Transportation, $15.2 billion
  5. Consumer Products and Services, $14.4 billion
  6. Human Resources, $13 billion
  7. Energy, $12.4 billion
  8. Financial Services, $11.8 billion
  9. Construction including builders, contractors, and electrical companies, $8.34 billion
  10. Advertising & Marketing, $8.3 billion revenue
Industries with the Highest Net Margins
  1. Generic pharmaceutical companies, 30% net margins
  2. Investment managers, 29.1% net margins
  3. Tobacco, 27.2% net margins
  4. Major pharmaceutical companies, 25.5% net margins
  5. Internet software/services, 25% net margins
  6. Biotechnology, 24.6% net margins
  7. Savings banks, 24% net margins
  8. IT services, 24% net margins
  9. Regional banks, 23% net margins
  10. Major banks, 22.9% net margins
2015 United States Employment by State

The following table gives United States employment figures by state including number of firms, number of establishments, employment, and annual payroll. These data come from the Department of Commerce 2015 County Business Patterns. This table will give insight on where to invest in United States local business numbers.

 

State Number of Firms Number of Establishments Employment Annual Payroll

($1,000)

United States Totals 5,900,731 7,663,938 124,085,947 6,253,488,252
Alabama 73,409 98,540 1,634,391 67,370,353
Alaska 16,952 20,907 267,999 15,643,303
Arizona 105,004 136,352 2,295,186 102,671,393
Arkansas 50,451 65,175 1,003,113 39,451,191
California 740,303 908,120 14,325,377 856,954,246
Colorado 133,930 161,737 2,253,795 117,539,555
Connecticut 71,835 89,232 1,503,102 92,555,072
Delaware 20,048 24,852 397,385 21,305,227
District of Columbia 17,832 22,553 513,002 38,445,917
Florida 435,582 532,830 7,777,990 337,074,525
Georgia 174,802 224,593 3,692,490 174,839,354
Hawaii 25,110 31,915 523,677 22,068,393
Idaho 37,507 44,757 546,524 21,119,617
Illinois 256,016 318,266 5,427,549 289,183,546
Indiana 108,558 145,116 2,660,503 113,315,432
Iowa 62,482 80,952 1,338,418 55,079,743
Kansas 58,391 74,526 1,189,876 51,259,676
Kentucky 68,816 91,845 1,579,477 63,741,066
Louisiana 81,513 105,575 1,724,973 76,684,760
Maine 33,622 40,801 500,549 20,413,159
Maryland 109,021 137,204 2,239,817 118,496,858
Massachusetts 141,589 175,225 3,167,329 198,026,611
Michigan 173,309 219,627 3,725,280 174,873,962
Minnesota 118,525 148,666 2,612,314 133,092,716
Mississippi 44,424 58,662 926,391 33,948,151
Missouri 124,388 158,191 2,442,316 109,135,528
Montana 32,222 37,270 375,041 14,227,065
Nebraska 42,993 53,719 870,279 36,967,924
Nevada 50,562 63,383 1,129,965 46,595,673
New Hampshire 30,574 37,669 576,424 28,076,320
New Jersey 193,960 230,961 3,558,619 209,072,015
New Mexico 34,569 43,793 626,284 25,145,307
New York 462,660 540,298 7,998,994 513,083,321
North Carolina 171,419 223,209 3,670,284 164,936,258
North Dakota 20,370 24,848 365,893 17,184,756
Ohio 185,470 251,668 4,719,985 213,161,303
Oklahoma 73,194 93,093 1,370,988 59,124,620
Oregon 91,715 112,393 1,498,727 71,006,598
Pennsylvania 230,057 299,695 5,306,896 257,626,942
Rhode Island 24,169 28,387 425,748 19,704,826
South Carolina 79,649 103,973 1,662,251 66,120,263
South Dakota 22,113 26,511 353,540 13,812,997
Tennessee 97,091 133,344 2,507,205 110,481,280
Texas 428,461 569,091 10,239,710 521,095,797
Utah 62,916 75,463 1,203,954 51,453,266
Vermont 18,126 21,121 266,363 10,615,093
Virginia 150,984 197,384 3,198,718 165,788,897
Washington 149,765 182,913 2,602,408 149,258,789
West Virginia 27,535 36,993 565,435 22,159,084
Wisconsin 108,745 139,500 2,503,532 112,406,494
Wyoming 18,111 21,040 219,881 10,094,010

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