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Cal Facts 2004

California's Economy and Budget in Perspective


California Is the World's Sixth
Largest Economy

California's Economy Is
Highly Diversified

Share of State Employment in 2004

Foreign Trade—An Important Source Of California Economic Activity

California Exports, 2003

Construction and Services Have Led Job Growth Over the Past Decade

Annual Average Percent Change in California Jobs, 1994 Through 2004

California Home Prices Have Soared

Median Home Prices by Region, August 2004

California Is the Nation's
Leading Agricultural Producer

Top California Agricultural Products by Sales

California Population Growth To Slow

The Inland Counties Have
Been Growing the Fastest

Total Population Growth, 1999-2004

California's Age Mix Changing
As Baby Boomers Grow Older

Population Change—2004 Through 2010

Over a Quarter of Californians
Are Foreign Born




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