States With the Fastest and Slowest Growing Economies

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5. Florida
> 3-year GDP growth: +3.1%
> Q2 2017 GDP growth: +3.6% (13th largest increase)
> Fastest growing industry: Construction
> Fastest shrinking industry: Mining
> 3-year employment growth: +6.8% (13th largest increase)

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4. California
> 3-year GDP growth: +3.5%
> Q2 2017 GDP growth: +2.1% (14th smallest increase)
> Fastest growing industry: Information
> Fastest shrinking industry: Mining
> 3-year employment growth: +6.5% (16th largest increase)

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3. Oregon
> 3-year GDP growth: +3.7%
> Q2 2017 GDP growth: +2.9% (tied — 21st largest increase)
> Fastest growing industry: Mining
> Fastest shrinking industry: Educational services
> 3-year employment growth: +11.3% (the largest increase)

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2. Utah
> 3-year GDP growth: +3.7%
> Q2 2017 GDP growth: +3.9% (9th largest increase)
> Fastest growing industry: Information
> Fastest shrinking industry: Mining
> 3-year employment growth: +8.6% (4th largest increase)

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1. Washington
> 3-year GDP growth: +4.0%
> Q2 2017 GDP growth: +2.7% (tied — 23rd largest increase)
> Fastest growing industry: Information
> Fastest shrinking industry: Durable goods manufacturing
> 3-year employment growth: +7.1% (12th largest increase)