The National Bureau of Statistics NBS said the nominal Gross Domestic Product GDP for the 22 states in 2017 stood at 63.8 trillion naira or 56 per cent of Nigeria’s nominal GDP in that year.

The NBS said this in a State Nominal Gross Domestic Product 2013 to 2017 Phase II released and posted on its website.

The report provides estimates for the second phase of the States GDP compilation exercise covering an additional 10 states – Anambra, Bauchi, Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Gombe, Jigawa, Kogi, Niger, Ondo – and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja.

Thus, the results for all 22 states are provided and analysed in the report.

The bureau said by sector, the 22 states accounted for 57 per cent, 77 per cent and 48 per cent of agriculture, industry and services GDP at the national level.

It, however, said among the 22 states, services sector accounted for 67 per cent, while agriculture accounted for 22 per cent and industry, 11 per cent.