USA: Share of industry

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 USA

Value added by industry as percent of GDP

 Latest value 17.88
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1997 - 2021
 Average 20.11
 Min - Max 17.51 - 23.13
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1997 to 2021. The average value for the USA during that period was 20.11 percent with a minimum of 17.51 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 23.13 percent in 1997. The latest value from 2021 is 17.88 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 181 countries is 26.14 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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USA - Share of industry - Recent values chart

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USA - Share of industry - historical chart - 1997-2021




The importance of industry in the economy of the USA and other countries is measured as the value added of the industrial sector as percent of GDP. Industry includes mining, manufacturing, construction, electricity, water, and gas.
Definition: Industry (including construction) corresponds to ISIC divisions 05-43 and includes manufacturing (ISIC divisions 10-33). It comprises value added in mining, manufacturing (also reported as a separate subgroup), construction, electricity, water, and gas. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 4. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Share of industry 17.88 2021 percent
 Share of manufacturing 10.71 2021 percent
 Share of services 77.60 2021 percent
 Industry value added 4,169.82 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Manufacturing value added 2,497.13 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Services value added 18,092.32 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Savings, percent of GDP 18.58 2022 percent
 Savings, in dollars 4,675.22 2022 billion U.S. dollars
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