Economy of Oklahoma

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Economy of Oklahoma
Flag of Oklahoma.svg
Flag of Oklahoma
CurrencyUS$ (USD)
July 1 - June 30
GDP $181.5 billion (nominal, 2017) [1]
GDP rank 29th (2016)
GDP growth
Increase2.svg4.2% (2018) [2]
GDP per capita
$43,449(2017) [3]
GDP by sector
Agriculture 1%
Industry 27%
Services 72%
Population below poverty line
15.9% (2011) [4]
0.461 (2013) [5]
Labor force
1,868,500 (2015) [6]
Labor force by occupation
Agriculture 4%
Industry 16%
Services 80%
Unemployment3.9% (2015) [7]
Exports$6.3 billion (2014) [8]
Main export partners
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 30.2%
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 9.5%
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 4.7%
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 4.3%
Imports$13.6 billion (2014) [9]
Main import partners
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 47.8%
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 19.9%
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 7.4%
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 2.9%
Public finances
$1.9 billion; 1% of GDP (2015) [10]
Revenues$17.5 billion (FY2014) [11]
(Federal Grants 38.3%, Income Tax 19.1%, Sales Tax 14.8%, Other 30.2%)
Expenses$17.5 billion (FY2014) [12]
(Health Services 32.6 %, Education 25.1%, Social Services 12.7%, Gov't Admin 12.7%, Public Safety 4.6%, Debt Service 2.3%, Other 10.1%)

All values, unless otherwise stated, are in US dollars.

The economy of Oklahoma is the 29th largest in the United States. Oklahoma's gross state product (GSP) is approximately $185.6 billion as of December 2016.

Oklahoma State of the United States of America

Oklahoma is a state in the South Central region of the United States, bordered by Kansas on the north, Missouri on the northeast, Arkansas on the east, Texas on the south, New Mexico on the west, and Colorado on the northwest. It is the 20th-most extensive and the 28th-most populous of the fifty United States. The state's name is derived from the Choctaw words okla and humma, meaning "red people". It is also known informally by its nickname, "The Sooner State", in reference to the non-Native settlers who staked their claims on land before the official opening date of lands in the western Oklahoma Territory or before the Indian Appropriations Act of 1889, which dramatically increased European-American settlement in the eastern Indian Territory. Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory were merged into the State of Oklahoma when it became the 46th state to enter the union on November 16, 1907. Its residents are known as Oklahomans, and its capital and largest city is Oklahoma City.

United States Federal republic in North America

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States or America, is a country composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles, the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles. With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City. Forty-eight states and the capital's federal district are contiguous in North America between Canada and Mexico. The State of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east and across the Bering Strait from Russia to the west. The State of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The U.S. territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, stretching across nine official time zones. The extremely diverse geography, climate, and wildlife of the United States make it one of the world's 17 megadiverse countries.



Historical GSP

The history of Oklahoma's GSP according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, in nominal terms, with percentage of total to GDP of the United States: [14]

Bureau of Economic Analysis statistical service

The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the United States Department of Commerce is a U.S. government agency that provides official macroeconomic and industry statistics, most notably reports about the gross domestic product (GDP) of the United States and its various units—states, cities/towns/townships/villages/counties and metropolitan areas. They also provide information about personal income, corporate profits, and government spending in their National Income and Product Accounts (NIPAs).

OK GDP97.799.5106.1114.2125.1136.8144.3157.5143.5152.1162.1169.3176.4183.5183.1185.6
% of US GDP0.

GSP growth

The development of the Oklahoma's GSP according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, in nominal terms, with comparison to growth of the economy of the United States: [15] [16]

Economy of the United States National economy

The economy of the United States is a highly developed mixed economy. It is the world's largest economy by nominal GDP and the second-largest by purchasing power parity (PPP). It also has the world's seventh-highest per capita GDP (nominal) and the eleventh-highest per capita GDP (PPP) in 2016. The US has a highly diversified, world-leading industrial sector. It is also a high-technology innovator with the second-largest industrial output in the world. The U.S. dollar is the currency most used in international transactions and is the world's foremost reserve currency, backed by its science and technology, its military, the full faith of the U.S. government to reimburse its debts, its central role in a range of international institutions since World War II, and the petrodollar system. Several countries use it as their official currency, and in many others, it is the de facto currency. Its largest trading partners are China, Canada, Mexico, Japan, Germany, South Korea, United Kingdom, France, India, and Taiwan.

% change of OK GDP6.
% change of US GDP3.

GDP by industry

Industries value added to Oklahoma GDP in Q4 2016. Sectors percentages are compared to sector percentages of United States GDP. [17]

SectorOK value ($ billions)Sector % of OK GDPSector % of US GDP
Education and Health14.6317.9%8%
Other Services4.0762.2%2%



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