San Francisco Bay Area - GDP 2001-2018

This graph shows the GDP of the San Francisco Bay Area from 2001 to 2018. In 2018, the GDP amounted to 497.2 billion U.S. dollars.

The overall quarterly GDP growth in the United States can be found here.

The San Francisco Bay Area’s GDP

The San Francisco Bay Area, commonly known as the Bay Area, is a metropolitan region that surrounds the San Francisco and San Pablo estuaries in Northern California. The region encompasses metropolitan areas such as San Francisco-Oakland (12th largest in the country), San Jose (31st largest in the country), along with smaller urban and rural areas. Overall, the Bay Area consists of nine counties, 101 cities, and 7,000 square miles. The nine counties are Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma. The United States Census Bureau considers the Bay Area a Combined Statistical Area (CSA) with approximately 7.4 million people, including the nine counties bordering San Francisco Bay as well as Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties, making it the sixth largest CSA in the United States.

In the ten year period between 2001 and 2011, the Bay Area saw its GDP grow considerably. In 2001, GDP was 308.2 billion U.S. dollars. This value rose to 497.2 billion U.S. dollars by 2018. Additionally, California ranked first on a list of U.S. states by GDP, with more than2.96 trillion U.S. dollars in GDP in 2018. Silicon Valley, located in the Bay Area, is in great part responsible for the Bay Area’s and California’s high GDPs, as it is known as the center of the global technology industry. Companies like Google, Facebook, eBay and Apple are headquartered there.

GDP of the San Francisco Bay Area from 2001 to 2018

GDP in billion chained 2012 U.S. dollars
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Release date

December 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2001 to 2018

Supplementary notes

The San Francisco Bay Area, commonly known as the Bay Area, is a metropolitan region that surrounds the San Francisco and San Pablo estuaries in Northern California. The region encompasses metropolitan areas such as San Francisco-Oakland (12th largest in the country), San Jose (31st largest in the country), along with smaller urban and rural areas. Overall, the Bay Area consists of nine counties, 101 cities, and 7,000 square miles. The nine counties are Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma. The United States Census Bureau considers the Bay Area a Combined Statistical Area (CSA) with approximately 7.4 million people, including the nine counties bordering San Francisco Bay as well as Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties, making it the sixth largest CSA in the United States.

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