Kingsport-Bristol, Johnson City MSA real GDP growth 2001 – 2012

real GDP all-industries line charPPP

Data Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Here’s a quick look at real GDP performance in the Tri-Cities’ two MSA in three categories.

The numbers are the percent change from 2001 – 2012.

In Bureau of Economic Analysis’ total 2005 chained dollars Kingsport-Bristol has a higher GDP than the three-county Johnson City MSA in each category, but not the higher growth rate.

Real GDP All Industries.

Kingsport-Bristol – up 4.9%.

Johnson City – up 27.8%.

Real GDP private industries:

Kingsport-Bristol – up 5%.

Johnson City – up 30.2%.

Real GDP manufacturing:

Kingsport-Bristol – up 1.2%

Johnson City – up 43%.

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