Summary Economic Indicators

EmploymentMar
2013
Mar
2014
Mar
2015
Mar
2016
Mar
2017
Percent
Change
from 2016
Percent
Change
from 2013
Private45,67045,85046,93047,78047,600-0.38%4.23%
  Construction6,0806,5906,7406,0505,790-4.30%-4.77%
Federal Government4,0103,9904,0403,9403,9500.25%-1.50%
Government of Guam11,66011,60011,76011,79011,700-0.76%0.34%
Total Employment61,34061,44062,73063,51063,250-0.41%3.11%

Weekly
Earnings
Mar
2013
Mar
2014
Mar
2015
Mar
2016
Mar
2017
Percent Change
from 2016
Percent Change
from 2013
Private (Nonsupervisory)$468.38$494.27$499.29$483.83$486.990.65%3.97%
GovGuam (All Branches)$837.13$880.13$924.45$898.80$1,012.6812.67%20.97%

Unemployment
Rate
Mar
2012
Mar
2013
Mar
2014
Mar
2015
Mar
2016
Change
from 2015
Change
from 2012
11.8%13.3%7.4%6.9%4.0%-2.9-7.8

Gross
Domestic
Product
20112012201320142015Percent Change
from 2014
Percent Change
from 2011
GDP
(millions of dollars)
4,9285,1995,3645,5665,7343.0%16.4%
Real GDP
(millions of chained 2009 dollars)
4,8874,9865,0795,1435,1660.4%5.7%
Population159,500159,800160,300160,900161,7000.5%1.4%
Real GDP per capita
(chained 2009 dollars)
30,63931,20231,68431,96431,948-0.1%4.3%

Federal
Expenditures
(Dollars)*
FY
2010
FY
2011
FY
2012
FY
2013
FY
2014
Percent
Change
from 2013
Percent
Change
from 2010
Federal
Expenditures
(CFFR)
2,012,457,274N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Construction
(Thousands of Dollars)
FY
2012
FY
2013
FY
2014
FY
2015
FY
2016
Percent
Change
from 2015
Percent
Change
from 2012
Building Permits363,930308,552406,172226,013434,27792.0%19.0%
DOD Construction Contracts**137,94373,602295,691308,90240,963-87.0%-70.0%
Total501,873382,154701,863534,915475,240-11.0%-5.0%

TourismFY
2012
FY
2013
FY
2014
FY
2015
FY
2016
Percent Change
from 2015
Percent Change
from 2012
Total Visitors1,270,1611,337,6651,341,1711,372,5311,511,06510.1%19.0%
Occupancy Tax Collected$26,054,475 $28,606,196 $34,451,301$36,568,032$40,192,6519.9%54.3%

*Federal Expenditures (CFFR) data series collection discontinued by U.S. Census Bureau after FY 2010.

**DOD construction contract awards for projects $5 million and above.

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