Trade — Systems

Traded Sector Productivity: Aggregate GDP/Job for Major Exporting Industries (thousands of 2009 dollars)

Dividing aggregate traded value by aggregate traded employment yields the average productivity for each metro's traded sectors. Those metros where traded sectors are relatively more productive are likely to enjoy a competitive advantage in creating, attracting and retaining businesses in these sectors.

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metro Average — Percent Change Since 2013

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Growth & Level

KC Value KC Rank Top Ranked
Metro
Top
Ranked
Metro Value
10th
Ranked
Metro
10th
Ranked
Value
Ranking
Trend
Level  2017 $134.7 12 San Jose $197.3 San Diego $136.1 12th
(down from 11th)

2016 $134.9 11 San Jose $186.8 St. Louis $135.1
Growth* Percent Change 2016-17 -0.5% 31 San Jose 5.4% Minneapolis 0.7% 31st
(down from 28th)
Percent Change 2015-16 -0.1% 28 San Jose 4.8% Minneapolis 0.9%

* Growth is calculated based on a 3-year moving average of the original data to reduce the influence of temporary, random or one-time events.

Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis, MARC
Excel data: Aggregate GDP/Job for Major Exporting Industries

 

 

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Level

Traded Sector Productivity (GDP/job, thousands of 2009 $) - Percentage Change 2017


Traded Sector Productivity (GDP/job, thousands of 2009 $) - Percentage Change 2016