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United States GDP

The United States GDP was $16,023,115,000,000 in 2015 according to BEA data. Real dollar values expressed in 2009 chained dollars.

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Real GDP (2009 Chained Dollars) in United States

2015
(Billions)
1 Year Change 3 Year Change 5 Year Change
United States $16,023.115 +2.36% +5.93% +9.54%

Trends in United States Real GDP

Over the 5 years ending in 2015 the United States economy grew in real terms by 9.54% at a compound annual growth rate of 1.84% per year. Real United States GDP, at $16,023.115 bn in 2015, is at the highest level recorded to date.

Real GDP (2009 Chained Dollars): United States

Historical Real GDP (2009 Chained Dollars) data for United States

Date United States
(Billions)
2015 $16,023.115
2014 $15,653.000
2013 $15,317.174
2012 $15,126.279
2011 $14,833.679
2010 $14,628.165
2009 $14,320.114
2008 $14,718.301
2007 $14,798.367
2006 $14,593.536
2005 $14,211.385

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United States GDP Components: Per-Capita GDP & Popuation

United States per-capita GDP was $49,844 in 2015. Real dollar values expressed in 2009 chained dollars.

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Real GDP (2009 Chained Dollars) in United States

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change 5 Year Change
US Per-Capita GDP $49,844 +1.53% +3.51% +5.41%
US Population 321,467,160 +0.82% +2.34% +3.92%

Trends Real in United States Real Per-Capita GDP & Population

Real United States per-capita GDP is 5.41% higher today than 5 years prior in 2010. In that time the population in United States grew by 12,120,103 (3.92%) people. The per-capita GDP growth plus the population growth are approximatly equal to the GDP growth United States shown above.

Real Per-Capita GDP (2009 Chained Dollars): United States

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

Date US Per-Capita GDP US Population
2015 $49,844 321,467,160
2014 $49,091 318,857,056
2013 $48,396 316,497,531
2012 $48,156 314,112,078
2011 $47,586 311,721,632
2010 $47,287 309,347,057
2009 $46,680 306,771,529
2008 $48,401 304,093,966
2007 $49,126 301,231,207
2006 $48,909 298,379,912
2005 $48,090 295,516,599

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Employees Share of Compensation as Fraction of GDP

The United States employee share of compensation (the fraction of GDP going towards employee income) in 2014 was 53.58%.

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change 5 Year Change
United States 53.58% +0.26% +0.02% -0.70%

Trends in Employee Compensation for United States

Employee share of compensation in United States has declined over the past 5 years by 0.70%. United States employee share was at the highest in 2000 when it reached 57.22%. Since then it has declined 3.64% to its current value of 53.58%. From a low point of 53.32% in 2013, United States employee share has now grown by 0.26% to 53.58%.

Employee Compensation as a Percent of GDP: United States, National

Historical Employee Compensation as a Percent of United States GDP

Date United States
2014 53.58%
2013 53.32%
2012 53.57%
2011 53.56%
2010 53.47%
2009 54.28%
2008 55.16%
2007 54.81%
2006 54.38%
2005 54.36%
2004 55.14%

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