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California GDP

California GDP was $2,300,793,000,000 in 2016 according to BEA data. California GDP represents 14.08% of US GDP which made it the largest state economy in the nation in 2016. Real dollar values expressed in 2009 chained dollars.

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Real GDP (2009 Chained Dollars) in California

2016
(Billions)
1 Year Change 3 Year Change 5 Year Change
California $2,300.793 +2.92% +11.44% +17.21%

Trends in California Real GDP

Over the 5 years ending in 2016 the California economy grew in real terms by 17.21% at a compound annual growth rate of 3.23% per year. Real California GDP, at $2,300.793 bn in 2016, is at the highest level recorded to date.

Real GDP (2009 Chained Dollars): California

Historical Real GDP (2009 Chained Dollars) data for California

Date California
(Billions)
2016 $2,300.793
2015 $2,235.433
2014 $2,141.906
2013 $2,064.534
2012 $2,013.611
2011 $1,962.926
2010 $1,936.487
2009 $1,912.115
2008 $1,993.244
2007 $1,999.340
2006 $1,975.457

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California GDP Components: Per-Capita GDP & Popuation

California per-capita GDP was $58,619 in 2016. which is $8,042 higher than the US per-capita GDP. Real dollar values expressed in 2009 chained dollars.

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Real GDP (2009 Chained Dollars) in California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change 5 Year Change
US Per-Capita GDP $50,577 +0.84% +4.20% +6.27%
California Per-Capita GDP $58,619 +2.25% +8.85% +12.51%
California Population 39,250,017 +0.66% +2.39% +4.18%

Trends Real in California Real Per-Capita GDP & Population

Real California per-capita GDP is 12.51% higher today than 5 years prior in 2011. In that time the population in California grew by 1,573,156 (4.18%) people. The per-capita GDP growth plus the population growth are approximatly equal to the GDP growth California shown above.

Real Per-Capita GDP (2009 Chained Dollars): California, National

Historical Real Per-Capita GDP (2009 Chained Dollars) and Population data for California

Date US Per-Capita GDP California Per-Capita GDP California Population
2016 $50,577 $58,619 39,250,017
2015 $50,155 $57,328 38,993,940
2014 $49,253 $55,374 38,680,810
2013 $48,538 $53,855 38,335,203
2012 $48,173 $52,974 38,011,074
2011 $47,595 $52,099 37,676,861
2010 $47,287 $51,871 37,332,685
2009 $46,680 $51,733 36,961,229
2008 $48,401 $54,454 36,604,337
2007 $49,126 $55,154 36,250,311
2006 $48,880 $54,842 36,021,202

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