• Growth in GDP


    Economy / Gross Domestic Product

    The Pittsburgh region’s gross domestic product (GDP) increased 3.7 percent and had the fourth-highest rate of growth from 2016 to 2017. Pittsburgh’s per capita real GDP was tied with Austin for the highest year-over-year growth of all benchmark regions at 4.1 percent. More


  • GDP – Annual Percent Change


    Economy / Gross Domestic Product

    Three regions (Denver, Minneapolis and St. Louis) outpaced Pittsburgh in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth between 2001 and 2008. However, many regions, including Pittsburgh, experienced a decline in GDP in 2009 followed by a sharp increase in 2010 and further growth in 2011. In recent years, the Pittsburgh region dipped below the benchmark average for... More


  • GDP – Annual Trend


    Economy / Gross Domestic Product

    All benchmark regions exhibited positive movement in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) from 2001 to 2008. However, in 2009, many of them, including Pittsburgh, experienced a decline in 2009, followed by a steady increase from 2009 to 2015, a slight decline in 2016 then an increase in 2017. GDP by Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) is released... More