Bioscience Establishment Growth (Benchmark States)
Establishment growth in Georgia's bioscience sector was a positive 3.2 percent in 2011, which surpassed the national average of 2.4 percent. North Carolina led the benchmark states with 7.4 percent growth in bioscience establishments. The second highest state as measured by this metric was Massachusetts with a growth rate of 3.3 percent.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics