Table 1.—Percent Changes in Real Gross Domestic Product by Industry Group, 1993-97

[Percent change from preceding period]

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 Average annual rate of change, 1992-97
Gross domestic product 2.3 3.5 2.3 3.4 3.9 3.1
Private industries 2.7 4.5 2.3 3.8 4.5 3.6
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing -9.0 16.4 -10.9 7.6 11.7 2.6
Mining 4.6 6.3 4.8 -4.2 6.7 3.6
Construction 2.0 6.6 1.8 5.6 2.2 3.6
Manufacturing 3.5 8.4 6.6 1.8 5.9 5.2
Durable goods 6.1 10.4 8.3 5.8 9.1 7.9
Nondurable goods .4 6.0 4.4 -3.2 1.9 1.9
Transportation and public utilities 4.4 5.8 1.4 5.8 2.9 4.0
Transportation 4.3 6.6 .8 6.3 5.1 4.6
Communications 6.6 3.0 2.1 6.0 2.6 4.0
Electric, gas, and sanitary services 2.5 7.9 1.3 5.0 .5 3.4
Wholesale trade 2.5 7.7 1.6 6.8 9.3 5.5
Retail trade 4.0 6.2 4.2 6.3 7.2 5.6
Finance, insurance, and real estate 2.3 1.9 .8 3.3 3.2 2.3
Services 1.9 2.7 3.9 3.4 3.7 3.1
Government .3 .3 -.2 .1 .7 .2