Special Report

The Fastest Growing and Shrinking State Economies

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35. Maryland
> 2018 GDP change: +1.6%
> 2018 GDP: $367.9 billion (15th largest)
> Largest contributor to growth: Professional and business services
> 1-yr. pop. change: +0.6% (23rd highest)

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34. South Carolina
> 2018 GDP change: +1.6%
> 2018 GDP: $202.8 billion (25th smallest)
> Largest contributor to growth: Manufacturing
> 1-yr. pop. change: +1.3% (7th highest)

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33. New Mexico
> 2018 GDP change: +1.8%
> 2018 GDP: $92.6 billion (14th smallest)
> Largest contributor to growth: Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
> 1-yr. pop. change: +0.3% (19th lowest)

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32. Ohio
> 2018 GDP change: +1.8%
> 2018 GDP: $601.5 billion (7th largest)
> Largest contributor to growth: Manufacturing
> 1-yr. pop. change: +0.4% (22nd lowest)

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31. Oklahoma
> 2018 GDP change: +1.8%
> 2018 GDP: $193.0 billion (23rd smallest)
> Largest contributor to growth: Manufacturing
> 1-yr. pop. change: +0.2% (11th lowest)

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