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THE DATA: Trends measure the change between the most recent data and the last prior data available.
GSA Trend: Shows how the MSA’s performance has trended since the previous report indicated by + (better), - (worse), or = (no change).
COMPETITIVE RANKING (CR): Indicates how the MSA performs in comparison to the ten other metros in its competitive set. The list of regions is available below. 1 = BEST, 11 = WORST.
COMPETITVE TREND (CT): Appears on the same line as the CR and shows any change in CR from the previous year. Change is indicated by + (better), - (worse), or = (no change).