Nebraska Economic Growth: 3rd Quarter of 2018
Nebraska’s economy continued to grow at a steady pace in the third quarter of 2018, posting the country's twelfth highest growth, according to the latest release of estimated state GDP numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).
The bureau releases state economic growth data on a staggered schedule. Information for the states in the third quarter is released in February, and fourth quarter data will be released in May.
GDP growth in Nebraska was 3.6 percent for the quarter, exceeding the Plains regional average (3 percent) and the U.S. national average (3.4 percent).