List of IMF ranked countries by historical GDP (nominal)

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This is an alphabetical list of countries by historical gross domestic product as ranked by the IMF.

Methodology[edit]

Figures are based on official exchange rates, not on the purchasing power parity (PPP) methodology. Values are given in millions of United States dollars (USD) and have not been adjusted for inflation. These figures have been taken from the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook (WEO) Database, April 2016 edition.

IMF estimates between 1970 and 1979[edit]

IMF estimates between 1980 and 1989[edit]

IMF estimates between 1990 and 1999[edit]

IMF estimates between 2000 and 2009[edit]

IMF estimates between 2010 and present[edit]


Achievement of trillions in GDP[edit]

The following is a list of countries reaching a certain threshold of nominal GDP in a specific year according to International Monetary Fund,[1] United Nations,[2] and World Bank.[3]

1 trillion USD 2 trillion USD 3 trillion USD 5 trillion USD 10 trillion USD 20 trillion USD 30 trillion USD
Year achieved Country Year achieved Country Year achieved Country Year achieved Country Year achieved Country Year achieved Country Year achieved Country
1969  United States 1977  United States 1981  United States 1988  United States 2000  United States 2018 (est.)  United States 2030 (est.)  China
1979  Soviet Union 2025 (est.)  Soviet Union 1988  Japan 2014  China 2023 (est.)  China 2030 (est.)  United States
1979  Japan 1986  Japan 2006  Germany 2009  China 2030 (est.)  India
1987  West Germany 1992  Germany 2007  China 2023 (est.)  India
1988  France 2004  United Kingdom 2018 (est.)  United Kingdom 2030  Japan
1990  Italy 2005  France 2019 (est.)  India
1990  United Kingdom 2005  China 2021 (est.)  France
1998  China 2007  Italy
2004  Spain 2010  Brazil
2004  Canada 2012  Russia
2006  Brazil 2014  India
2006  South Korea
2007  Russia
2007  India
2007  Mexico
2008  Australia
2018 (est.)  Indonesia

Long term GDP estimates[edit]

The following table is an estimate for the largest 20 economies in 2014, 2015, 2030, and 2031 made by Centre for Economics and Business Research in December 2015.[4]

The top 20 largest economies in the world (in billions current USD)
Rank Country 2014 Country 2015 Country 2030 Country 2031
1  United States 17,348  United States 17,968  China 34,338  China 35,262
2  China 10,357  China 11,385  United States 32,996  United States 33,656
3  Japan 4,602  Japan 4,116  India 10,133  India 10,629
4  Germany 3,904  Germany 3,325  Japan 5,087  Japan 5,094
5  United Kingdom 2,950  United Kingdom 2,864  Germany 4,720  Germany 4,767
6  France 2,860  France 2,418  United Kingdom 4,622  United Kingdom 4,691
7  Brazil 2,347  India 2,089  South Korea 3,532  South Korea 3,638
8  Italy 2,167  Italy 1,819  Brazil 3,368  Brazil 3,491
9  India 2,057  Brazil 1,799  France 3,311  France 3,362
10  Russia 1,861  Canada 1,572  Italy 2,750  Italy 2,788
11  Canada 1,785  South Korea 1,375  Indonesia 2,560  Indonesia 2,628
12  Australia 1,443  Australia 1,241  Russia 2,431  Mexico 2,433
13  Spain 1,419  Russia 1,236  Canada 2,393  Canada 2,428
14  South Korea 1,410  Spain 1,219  Mexico 2,390  Russia 2,422
15  Mexico 1,291  Mexico 1,161  Australia 2,049  Australia 2,066
16  Netherlands 889  Indonesia 873  Saudi Arabia 1,848  Saudi Arabia 1,848
17  Indonesia 889  Netherlands 749  Spain 1,775  Spain 1,803
18  Turkey 798  Turkey 722  Turkey 1,620  Turkey 1,704
19  Saudi Arabia 746   Switzerland 677  Philippines 1,213  Philippines 1,262
20   Switzerland 704  Saudi Arabia 632  Netherlands 1,176  Netherlands 1,195


The following table is the estimates for largest 20 economies from 2014 to 2050 made by PricewaterhouseCoopers on January 2013, July 2014, and February 2015.[5][6][7]

The top 20 largest economies in the world (in 2014 billions USD)
Rank Country 2014 Country 2020 Country 2030 Country 2050
1  United States 17,426  United States 20,310  China 26,667  China 53,553
2  China 10,355  China 15,855  United States 25,451  United States 41,384
3  Japan 4,770  Japan 5,209  India 7,304  India 27,937
4  Germany 3,820  Germany 4,205  Japan 5,994  Indonesia 8,742
5  France 2,902  United Kingdom 3,258  Germany 4,734  Brazil 8,534
6  United Kingdom 2,848  France 3,182  Brazil 4,065  Japan 7,914
7  Brazil 2,244  India 3,175  United Kingdom 3,908  Mexico 7,087
8  Italy 2,159  Brazil 2,748  France 3,663  Russia 6,610
9  Russia 2,057  Russia 2,563  Russia 3,323  Nigeria 6,354
10  India 2,048  Italy 2,323  Mexico 2,881  Germany 6,338
11  Canada 1,794  Canada 1,997  Indonesia 2,660  United Kingdom 5,744
12  Australia 1,483  South Korea 1,638  Italy 2,638  France 5,207
13  South Korea 1,449  Mexico 1,565  South Korea 2,557  Saudi Arabia 4,481
14  Spain 1,400  Australia 1,553  Canada 2,391  Turkey 4,354
15  Mexico 1,296  Spain 1,522  Spain 2,077  South Korea 4,142
16  Netherlands 880  Indonesia 1,144  Saudi Arabia 2,048  Italy 3,617
17  Indonesia 856  Turkey 1,081  Australia 2,009  Canada 3,583
18  Turkey 813  Netherlands 920  Turkey 1,822  Spain 3,099
19  Saudi Arabia 778  Saudi Arabia 862  Nigeria 1,756  Australia 2,903
20   Switzerland 679  Nigeria 791  Poland 1,161  Egypt 2,896

The following table is an estimate for largest 10 economies from 2010 to 2030 made by Standard Chartered on November 2010.[8]

The top 10 largest economies in the world (in trillions current USD)
Rank Country 2010 Country 2020 Country 2030
1  United States 14.6  China 24.6  China 73.5
2  China 5.9  United States 23.3  United States 38.2
3  Japan 5.6  India 9.6  India 30.3
4  Germany 3.3  Japan 6.0  Brazil 12.2
5  France 2.6  Brazil 5.1  Indonesia 9.3
6  United Kingdom 2.3  Germany 5.0  Japan 8.4
7  Italy 2.0  France 3.9  Germany 8.2
8  Brazil 2.0  Russia 3.5  Mexico 6.6
9  India 1.8  United Kingdom 3.4  France 6.4
10  Canada 1.6  Indonesia 3.2  United Kingdom 5.6

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Report for Selected Countries and Subjects". World Economic Outlook Database, October 2015. International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 6 October 2015.  External link in |work= (help)
  2. ^ "UN national Acocounts Database". Unstats.un.org. Retrieved 2014-08-24. 
  3. ^ Data. "World Bank WDI Data". Data.worldbank.org. Retrieved 2014-08-24. 
  4. ^ "Cebr’s World Economic League Table" Centre for Economics and Business Research, December 2015.
  5. ^ "PwC The World in 2050" PwC The World in 2050, January 2013.
  6. ^ "Size of UK economy to overtake France by 2020 and narrow the gap with Germany by 2030" – PricewaterhouseCoopers, July 2014, p. 1.
  7. ^ "The World in 2050Will the shift in globaleconomic power continue?" – PricewaterhouseCoopers, February 2015, p. 42.
  8. ^ "The Super-Cycle Report" – Standard Chartered, November 2010, p. 21.

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