Legislative Analyst's Office, December 1998

1998 Cal Facts
California's Economy

California Is the World's Seventh Largest Economy

California's Economy Is Highly Diversified

California's Job Performance In the 1990s

Wage and Salary Employment
(In Millions)

California Employment By Major Economic Region

Comparison of Regional Economic Performance During the 1990s

Divergent Trends in Aerospace and High-Tech Industries

(Jobs in Thousands)

Asia Accounts for Large Portion Of California's Exports


Large Geographic Variations Exist In California Housing Prices

Median Sales Price

New Residential Construction On Rebound

(In Thousands)

Central Valley Dominates Agricultural Production in California

Top Counties by Value of 1997 Production

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