Gross metropolitan product (GMP) measures the economic output of a region.
In 2012, total U.S. real gross metro product rose by 2.5 percent after increasing 1.7 percent in 2011.
The following metro areas recorded the highest gross metropolitan product in 2012 (amounts shown in billion dollars):
The table below lists GMP statistics for more than 300 U.S. metro areas. Data for 2011 and 2012 are actual figures compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; 2013 and 2014 totals represent IHS Global Insight projections current as of November 2013.
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