Metropolitan Gross Domestic Product Data Series
2016 Estimates

Missouri’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) totaled over $300 billion in 2016, according to advanced data estimates from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. The two major Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA’s) in Missouri, St. Louis and Kansas City, had the highest GDP of $159.9 billion and $129.2 billion, respectively. The estimates for the metro areas also include Illinois and Kansas data. The MSA’s located entirely in Missouri, with the largest GDP, are the Springfield MSA with $18.6 billion, Columbia MSA with $8.9 billion and Joplin MSA with $7.3 billion.

The private sector industries that have the highest GDP in the state’s metro areas were Manufacturing, Financial Services, and Education & Health Care.


Gross Domestic Product by Metropolitan Statistical Area - Missouri (in Millions)
Area 2016 2015 2014 % Change 14 - 16
St. Louis, MO-IL (MSA) $159,888 $156,215 $150,846 6.0%
Kansas City, MO-KS (MSA) $129,163 $125,985 $120,817 6.9%
Springfield, MO (MSA) $18,605 $18,069 $17,107 8.8%
Columbia, MO (MSA) $8,985 $8,661 $8,339 7.7%
Jefferson City, MO (MSA) $7,366 $7,162 $6,928 6.3%
Joplin, MO (MSA) $7,307 $7,231 $6,797 7.5%
St. Joseph, MO-KS (MSA) $5,433 $5,398 $5,446 -0.2%
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL (MSA) $4,172 $4,116 $3,999 4.3%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis        

Manufacturing
The state’s overall GDP for the Manufacturing industry in 2016 was 13.1 percent. For the eight MSAs in Missouri, all of them were above 5 percent GDP for the Manufacturing industry. Manufacturing GDP in St. Louis was 12.7 percent of the MSA’s overall GDP and in Kansas City it was 10.7 percent of the MSA’s overall GDP. The industry also had the highest percentage of overall GDP in four metro areas: St. Joseph (33.7), Joplin (33.1), Cape Girardeau, MO-IL (16.5), and Jefferson City (12.8).

Manufacturing GDP (In Millions)
MSA 2016 % of Overall MSA GDP
St. Louis, MO-IL (MSA) $20,264 12.7%
Kansas City, MO-KS (MSA) $13,878 10.7%
St. Joseph, MO-KS (MSA) $1,918 33.7%
Joplin, MO (MSA) $1,800 33.1%
Springfield, MO (MSA) $1,758 9.4%
Jefferson City, MO (MSA) $944 12.8%
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL (MSA) $690 16.5%
Columbia, MO (MSA) $520 5.8%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Financial Services
The state’s overall GDP for the Financial Services industry in 2016 was 18.9 percent. The Financial Services industry makes up between 9 percent and 22 percent across Missouri’s eight MSAs. The Financial Services industry had the highest percentage of overall GDP in the largest metro areas of the state: Kansas City, Springfield, and Columbia. The St. Louis MSA has not been reported at this time. Many of Missouri’s major banks and financial service businesses are located in the major metro areas.

Financial Services GDP (In Millions)
MSA 2016 % of Overall MSA GDP
St. Louis, MO-IL (MSA) *ND *ND
Kansas City, MO-KS (MSA) $29,238 22.6%
Springfield, MO (MSA) $3,205 17.2%
Columbia, MO (MSA) $1,742 19.4%
Joplin, MO (MSA) $697 9.5%
Jefferson City, MO (MSA) $690 9.4%
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL (MSA) $573 13.7%
St. Joseph, MO-KS (MSA) $518 9.5%
*ND - Not Disclosed at this time    
Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis    

Educational and Health Services
The state’s overall GDP for the Educational and Health Services industry in 2016 was 9.7 percent. The Education and Health Services industry makes up between 9 percent and 17.5 percent GDP of Missouri’s eight MSA’s. The Educational and Health Services industry is the largest in the Cape Girardeau MSA, making up 17.5 percent of the MSA’s overall GDP. The industry makes up at least 10 percent or more of overall GDP in the Springfield and Joplin MSA’s.

Educational and Health Services GDP (In Millions)
MSA 2016 % of Overall MSA GDP
St. Louis, MO-IL (MSA)* $16,789 10.5%
Kansas City, MO-KS (MSA)* *ND *ND
Springfield, MO (MSA) $2,462 13.2%
Columbia, MO (MSA) $832 9.3%
Joplin, MO (MSA) $786 10.8%
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL (MSA) $730 17.5%
Jefferson City, MO (MSA) $529 7.2%
St. Joseph, MO-KS (MSA) $515 9.5%
*ND - Not Disclosed at this time    
*Health Care and Social Assistance Only     

 

Sources

2016 MSA Gross Domestic Product Data was provided by United States Bureau of Economic Analysis.

 


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