U.S. gdp growth rate for 2019 was 2.16% , a 0.77% decline from 2018. U.S. gdp growth rate for 2018 was 2.93%, a 0.56% increase from 2017. U.S. gdp growth rate for 2017 was 2.37%, a 0.73% increase from 2016.What is the ideal GDP growth rate?
Economists agree that the ideal GDP growth rate is between 2 percent to 3 percent. Growth needs to be 3 percent to maintain a natural rate of unemployment. But you don't want growth to be too fast. That will create a bubble, which then leads to a recession when it bursts.