List of countries by real GDP growth rate

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Countries by real GDP growth rate (2017)

This article includes a lists of countries and dependent territories sorted by their real gross domestic product growth rate; the rate of growth of the value of all final goods and services produced within a state in a given year. The statistics were compiled from the IMF World Economic Outlook Database with the vast majority of estimates corresponding to the 2018 calendar year.[1] Values from other sources are referenced as such.

List (2018)[edit]

Rates in bold italic are estimates.

Rank Country/region Real GDP growth
rate (%)
1  Libya Increase 17.9
2  Eritrea Increase 12.2
3  Rwanda Increase 8.6
4  Ireland Increase 8.3
5  Bangladesh Increase 7.9
6  Ethiopia Increase 7.7
7  Cambodia Increase 7.5
8  Maldives Increase 7.5
9  Ivory Coast Increase 7.4
10  Antigua and Barbuda Increase 7.4
11  Tajikistan Increase 7.3
12  Vietnam Increase 7.1
13  Dominican Republic Increase 7.0
14  Tanzania Increase 7.0
15  Mongolia Increase 6.9
16  Myanmar Increase 6.8
17  Burkina Faso Increase 6.8
18  India Increase 6.8
19  Malta Increase 6.8
20  Benin Increase 6.7
21    Nepal Increase 6.7
22  Senegal Increase 6.7
23  China Increase 6.6
24  The Gambia Increase 6.5
25  Niger Increase 6.5
26  Laos Increase 6.3
27  Kenya Increase 6.3
28  Ghana Increase 6.3
29  Philippines Increase 6.2
30  Turkmenistan Increase 6.2
31  Uganda Increase 6.1
32  Democratic Republic of the Congo Increase 5.8
33  Guinea Increase 5.8
34  Pakistan Increase 5.5
35  Djibouti Increase 5.5
36  Egypt Increase 5.3
37  Armenia Increase 5.2
38  Madagascar Increase 5.2
39  Indonesia Increase 5.2
40  Poland Increase 5.1
41  Uzbekistan Increase 5.1
42  Cape Verde Increase 5.1
43  Hungary Increase 4.9
44  Montenegro Increase 4.9
45  Togo Increase 4.9
46  Iceland Increase 4.8
47  Latvia Increase 4.8
48  Estonia Increase 4.8
49  Malaysia Increase 4.7
50  Georgia Increase 4.7
51  Macau Increase 4.7
52  Mali Increase 4.7
53  Saint Kitts and Nevis Increase 4.6
54  Botswana Increase 4.5
55  Serbia Increase 4.3
56  Tuvalu Increase 4.3
57  Grenada Increase 4.2
58  Bolivia Increase 4.2
59  Thailand Increase 4.1
60  Slovenia Increase 4.1
61  Slovakia Increase 4.1
62  Kazakhstan Increase 4.1
63  Romania Increase 4.1
64  Albania Increase 4.1
65  Seychelles Increase 4.1
66  Guyana Increase 4.1
67  Cameroon Increase 4.1
68  Chile Increase 4.0
69  Moldova Increase 4.0
70  Peru Increase 4.0
71  Cyprus Increase 3.9
72  Solomon Islands Increase 3.9
73  Kosovo Increase 3.8
74  Guinea-Bissau Increase 3.8
75  Mauritius Increase 3.8
76  Central African Republic Increase 3.8
77  Paraguay Increase 3.7
78  Panama Increase 3.7
79  Honduras Increase 3.7
80  Zambia Increase 3.7
81  Bosnia and Herzegovina Increase 3.6
82  Mauritania Increase 3.6
83  Fiji Increase 3.5
84  Lithuania Increase 3.5
85  Kyrgyzstan Increase 3.5
86  Sierra Leone Increase 3.5
87  Zimbabwe Increase 3.5
88  Israel Increase 3.4
89  Ukraine Increase 3.3
90  Mozambique Increase 3.3
91  Sri Lanka Increase 3.2
92  Vanuatu Increase 3.2
93  Malawi Increase 3.2
94  Singapore Increase 3.1
95  Bulgaria Increase 3.1
96  Belarus Increase 3.1
97  Guatemala Increase 3.1
98  Belize Increase 3.0
99  Hong Kong Increase 3.0
100  Czech Republic Increase 3.0
101  Morocco Increase 3.0
102  Comoros Increase 3.0
103  United States Increase 2.9
104  Turkey Increase 2.8
105  New Zealand Increase 2.8
106  Somalia Increase 2.8
107  Lesotho Increase 2.8
108   Switzerland Increase 2.8
109  Austria Increase 2.7
110  Australia Increase 2.7
111  North Macedonia Increase 2.7
112  São Tomé and Príncipe Increase 2.7
113  South Korea Increase 2.7
114  Afghanistan Increase 2.7
115  Costa Rica Increase 2.6
116  Taiwan Increase 2.6
117  Croatia Increase 2.6
118  Luxembourg Increase 2.6
119  Netherlands Increase 2.6
120  Spain Increase 2.6
121  Colombia Increase 2.6
122  Marshall Islands Increase 2.6
123  El Salvador Increase 2.5
124  Tunisia Increase 2.5
125  Portugal Increase 2.4
126  Saudi Arabia Increase 2.4
127  Chad Increase 2.4
128  Eswatini Increase 2.4
129  Sweden Increase 2.3
130  Russia Increase 2.3
131  Kiribati Increase 2.3
132  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Increase 2.0
133  Mexico Increase 2.0
133  Suriname Increase 2.0
134  Jordan Increase 1.9
135  Greece Increase 1.9
136  Nigeria Increase 1.9
137  Canada Increase 1.9
138  Bahrain Increase 1.8
139  Oman Increase 1.8
140  France Increase 1.7
141  Palau Increase 1.7
142  Finland Increase 1.7
143  United Arab Emirates Increase 1.7
144  Jamaica Increase 1.6
145  Uruguay Increase 1.6
146  The Bahamas Increase 1.6
147  Republic of Congo Increase 1.6
148  Germany Increase 1.5
149  Qatar Increase 1.5
150  Denmark Increase 1.5
151  Haiti Increase 1.5
152  Tonga Increase 1.5
153  Belgium Increase 1.4
154  Algeria Increase 1.4
155  United Kingdom Increase 1.4
156  Ecuador Increase 1.4
157  Norway Increase 1.3
158  Liberia Increase 1.2
159  Micronesia Increase 1.2
160  Kuwait Increase 1.2
161  Brazil Increase 1.1
162  San Marino Increase 1.1
163  Azerbaijan Increase 1.0
164  Italy Increase 0.9
165  American Samoa [note 1] Increase 0.9
166  Saint Lucia Increase 0.9
167  Gabon Increase 0.8
168  Japan Increase 0.8
169  South Africa Increase 0.8
170  Yemen Increase 0.8
171  Dominica Increase 0.5
172  Trinidad and Tobago Increase 0.3
173  Lebanon Increase 0.3
174  Brunei Darussalam Increase 0.1
175  Burundi Increase 0.1
176  Namibia Decrease 0.1
177  Timor Leste Decrease 0.2
178  Barbados Decrease 0.6
179  Iraq Decrease 0.6
180  South Sudan Decrease 1.1
181  Papua New Guinea Decrease 1.1
182  Angola Decrease 1.2
183  Nauru Decrease 1.5
184  Sudan Decrease 2.2
185  Argentina Decrease 2.5
186  Palestine Decrease 2.8[citation needed]
187  Nicaragua Decrease 3.8
188  Iran Decrease 4.8
189  Puerto Rico [note 2] Decrease 4.9
190  Equatorial Guinea Decrease 5.7
191  Venezuela Decrease 18.0
192  Syria Steady N/A

List by the World Bank[edit]

Countries by yearly growth rate 2013–2018.[2] The data is from the World Bank except of the 2018 year.

The purple background means a given country is a member of the European Union.

Country Real GDP growth
rate (%) 2013
Real GDP growth
rate (%) 2014
Real GDP growth
rate (%) 2015
Real GDP growth
rate (%) 2016
Real GDP growth
rate (%) 2017
Real GDP growth
rate (%) 2018[3]
Average GDP growth
rate (%) 2013–2018
 Afghanistan 3.90 2.69 1.31 2.37 2.60 2.30 2.53
 Albania 1.00 1.77 2.22 3.35 3.84 3.90 2.67
 Algeria 2.77 3.79 3.76 3.30 1.70 2.50 2.97
 Angola 6.81 4.80 3.00 -0.81 0.72 -0.10 2.37
 Antigua and Barbuda -0.10 5.10 4.06 5.34 3.34 3.50 3.52
 Argentina 2.41 -2.51 2.73 -1.82 2.86 -2.60 0.15
 Armenia 3.30 3.60 3.20 0.20 7.50 5.90 3.92
 Australia 2.64 2.58 2.35 2.83 1.96 3.20 2.59
 Austria 0.03 0.83 1.09 1.45 3.04 2.80 1.53
 Azerbaijan 5.80 2.00 1.10 -3.10 0.10 1.30 1.17
 Bahamas -0.41 -0.15 1.04 -1.69 1.44 2.30 0.41
 Bahrain 5.42 4.35 2.86 3.22 3.89 3.20 3.82
 Bangladesh 6.01 6.06 6.55 7.11 7.28 7.30 6.72
 Barbados -0.07 0.06 0.90 2.00 1.67 -0.50 0.67
 Belarus 1.02 1.72 -3.83 -2.53 2.42 3.90 0.41
 Belgium 0.20 1.29 1.43 1.41 1.73 1.50 1.26
 Belize 0.71 4.05 3.80 -0.49 0.88 1.80 1.78
 Benin 7.19 6.36 2.10 3.97 5.58 6.00 5.19
 Bhutan 2.14 5.75 6.60 7.99 6.82
 Bolivia 6.80 5.46 4.86 4.26 4.20 4.30 4.98
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.35 1.15 3.08 3.14 3.03 3.20 2.66
 Botswana 11.34 4.15 -1.70 4.32 2.36 4.60 4.11
 Brazil 3.01 0.51 -3.55 -3.47 0.98 1.40 -0.22
 Brunei -2.13 -2.35 -0.57 -2.47 1.33 2.30 -0.67
 Bulgaria 0.86 1.33 3.62 3.94 3.56 3.60 2.81
 Burkina Faso 5.79 4.33 3.90 5.93 6.74 5.80 5.41
 Burundi 4.59 4.66 -3.92 -0.57 0.52 0.10 0.85
 Cambodia 7.36 7.14 7.04 6.95 6.82 6.90 7.03
 Cameroon 5.40 5.88 5.65 4.45 3.18 3.70 4.71
 Canada 2.48 2.86 1.00 1.41 3.05 2.00 2.13
 Cape Verde 0.80 0.61 1.07 3.82 3.89 4.20 2.39
 Central African Republic -36.70 1.04 4.80 4.53 4.30 4.30 -4.42
 Chad 5.70 6.90 2.77 -6.26 -2.95 3.50 1.50
 Chile 4.05 1.78 2.31 1.27 1.49 3.90 2.46
 China 7.76 7.30 6.90 6.70 6.90 6.50 7.01
 Colombia 4.87 4.39 3.05 2.04 1.77 2.80 3.15
 Comoros 3.50 2.06 1.02 2.20 2.50 2.70 2.33
 Costa Rica 2.27 3.52 3.63 4.16 3.19 3.30 3.34
 Croatia -0.65 -0.10 2.35 3.17 2.78 2.80 1.71
 Cyprus -5.93 -1.40 1.98 3.40 3.88 3.90 0.91
 Czech Republic -0.48 2.72 5.31 2.59 4.29 3.00 2.89
 Democratic Republic of the Congo 8.48 9.47 6.92 2.40 3.70 3.80 5.76
 Denmark 0.93 1.68 1.61 1.96 2.24 1.90 1.72
 Djibouti 7.95 8.92 9.68 8.72 4.09 6.70 7.66
 Dominica -0.61 4.43 -2.54 2.64 -4.21 -14.10 -2.59
 Dominican Republic 2.79 7.61 7.03 6.61 4.55 6.40 5.82
 East Timor -11.00 -26.05 20.88 0.83 -8.00 0.80 -4.81
 Ecuador 4.95 3.79 0.10 -1.58 3.00 1.10 1.87
 Egypt 2.19 2.92 4.37 4.35 4.18 5.30 3.88
 El Salvador 2.38 1.98 2.38 2.58 2.32 2.50 2.36
 Equatorial Guinea -4.13 0.42 -9.10 -8.58 -3.22 -7.70 -5.45
 Eritrea 4.10
 Estonia 1.94 2.89 1.67 2.06 4.85 3.70 2.85
 Eswatini 6.42 1.93 0.39 1.37 2.00 1.30 2.22
 Ethiopia 10.58 10.26 10.39 7.56 10.25 7.40 9.40
 Fiji 4.37 5.60 3.84 0.38 3.80 3.20 3.52
 Finland -0.76 -0.63 0.14 2.14 2.63 2.60 1.01
 France 0.58 0.95 1.07 1.19 1.82 1.50 1.18
 Gabon 5.64 4.32 3.88 2.08 1.11 2.00 3.16
 Gambia 4.79 0.90 4.30 2.22 3.50 5.40 3.51
 Georgia 3.39 4.62 2.88 2.85 4.99 5.50 4.03
 Germany 0.49 1.93 1.74 1.94 2.22 1.90 1.70
 Ghana 7.31 3.99 3.84 3.72 8.51 6.20 5.58
 Greece -3.24 0.74 -0.29 -0.24 1.35 2.00 0.04
 Grenada 2.35 7.34 6.44 3.68 3.73 3.60 4.51
 Guatemala 3.70 4.17 4.14 3.09 2.76 2.70 3.42
 Guinea 3.94 3.71 3.82 10.45 12.70 5.80 6.68
 Guinea-Bissau 3.27 0.97 6.13 6.26 5.92 4.50 4.49
 Guyana 5.22 3.85 3.16 3.32 2.93 3.40 3.64
 Haiti 4.23 2.81 1.21 1.45 1.17 2.00 2.14
 Honduras 2.79 3.06 3.84 3.75 4.79 3.40 3.60
 Hong Kong 3.10 2.76 2.39 2.16 3.79 3.70 2.98
 Hungary 2.10 4.23 3.37 2.21 3.99 4.00 3.31
 Iceland 4.31 2.20 4.31 7.48 3.64 3.70 4.26
 India 6.39 7.41 8.15 7.11 6.62 7.30 7.16
 Indonesia 5.56 5.01 4.88 5.03 5.07 5.17 5.12
 Iran -1.91 4.34 -1.50 13.40 4.30 -1.40 2.73
 Iraq 6.57 0.70 4.80 11.00 -0.78 1.50 3.89
 Ireland 1.64 8.33 25.56 5.14 7.80 4.70 8.60
 Israel 4.11 3.41 3.04 4.09 3.33 3.50 3.58
 Italy -1.73 0.11 0.93 0.86 1.50 1.10 0.46
 Ivory Coast 8.89 8.79 8.84 8.34 7.80 7.40 8.34
 Jamaica 0.50 0.68 0.89 1.37 0.48 1.10 0.84
 Japan 2.00 0.38 1.35 0.94 1.71 1.10 1.25
 Jordan 2.83 3.10 2.39 2.00 1.96 2.30 2.43
 Kazakhstan 6.00 4.20 1.20 1.10 4.00 3.60 3.34
 Kenya 5.88 5.35 5.71 5.87 4.89 5.90 5.60
 Kiribati 5.78 2.41 6.45 1.14 3.10 2.30 3.51
 Kosovo 3.43 1.20 4.09 4.07 4.47 4.00 3.54
 Kuwait 1.15 0.50 0.59 3.55 -2.87 2.30 0.85
 Kyrgyzstan 10.92 4.02 3.88 4.34 4.58 2.80 5.06
 Laos 8.03 7.61 7.27 7.02 6.89 6.70 7.25
 Latvia 2.43 1.86 2.97 2.21 4.55 3.70 2.95
 Lebanon 2.64 2.00 0.82 2.00 2.02 1.00 1.74
 Lesotho 1.84 3.12 2.52 2.40 5.59 0.70 2.68
 Liberia 8.70 0.70 0.00 -1.60 2.46 2.90 2.14
 Libya -13.60 -24.00 -8.86 -2.80 26.68 10.90 -3.31
 Lithuania 3.49 3.54 2.04 2.35 3.83 3.50 3.12
 Luxembourg 3.65 5.77 2.86 3.08 2.30 4.00 3.60
 Macao 11.20 -1.20 -21.54 -0.86 9.10 6.20 -0.16
 Madagascar 2.26 3.32 3.12 4.18 4.17 4.90 3.65
 Malawi 5.20 5.70 2.80 2.48 4.00 3.30 3.91
 Malaysia 4.69 6.01 5.03 4.22 5.90 4.70 5.09
 Maldives 7.28 7.33 2.25 6.16 8.83 4.60 6.05
 Mali 2.30 7.04 5.96 5.80 5.30 5.10 5.24
 Malta 4.61 8.11 9.62 5.23 6.42 5.60 6.58
 Marshall Islands 2.86 -0.76 -0.37 1.91 2.50 2.30 1.40
 Mauritania 6.09 5.58 1.40 2.00 3.50 2.40 3.48
 Mauritius 3.36 3.75 3.47 3.80 3.80 3.90 3.68
 Mexico 1.35 2.85 3.27 2.91 2.04 2.10 2.42
 Micronesia -3.86 -2.16 4.93 -0.06 2.00 1.30 0.32
 Moldova 9.40 4.80 -0.40 4.50 4.50 3.70 4.38
 Mongolia 11.65 7.89 2.38 1.24 5.89 6.20 5.82
 Montenegro 3.55 1.78 3.39 2.95 4.30 3.70 3.28
 Morocco 4.54 2.67 4.55 1.22 4.10 3.20 3.37
 Mozambique 7.14 7.44 6.59 3.76 3.71 3.50 5.34
 Myanmar 8.43 7.99 6.99 5.72 6.37 6.40 6.98
 Namibia 5.62 6.35 6.11 0.70 -0.77 1.00 3.13
 Nauru -2.30
   Nepal 4.13 5.99 3.32 0.41 7.50 6.20 4.57
 Netherlands -0.19 1.42 2.26 2.21 3.16 2.80 1.94
 New Zealand 2.02 3.55 4.43 3.47 3.03 3.00 3.25
 Nicaragua 4.93 4.79 4.77 4.66 4.86 -4.00 3.28
 Niger 5.27 7.53 4.34 4.93 4.90 5.30 5.37
 Nigeria 5.39 6.31 2.65 -1.62 0.82 1.90 2.54
 North Macedonia 2.93 3.63 3.84 2.92 0.02 1.60 2.48
 Norway 1.04 1.98 1.97 1.10 1.92 2.10 1.68
 Oman 4.37 2.65 4.74 5.38 -0.27 1.80 3.09
 Pakistan 4.40 4.68 4.73 5.53 5.70 5.70 5.12
 Palau -1.52 2.70 10.14 0.06 -3.72 0.70 1.30
 Palestine 2.22 -0.18 3.43 4.71 3.14 -2.80 1.72
 Panama 6.90 5.07 5.58 4.99 5.36 4.60 5.41
 Papua New Guinea 3.83 15.42 5.30 1.90 2.20 -1.00 4.48
 Paraguay 14.04 4.72 2.96 4.02 0.77 4.40 5.07
 Peru 5.85 2.35 3.25 3.95 2.53 4.10 3.67
 Philippines 7.06 6.15 6.07 6.88 6.69 6.50 6.56
 Poland 1.39 3.28 3.85 2.86 4.55 4.30 3.37
 Portugal -1.13 0.89 1.82 1.62 2.68 2.30 1.36
 Puerto Rico -0.10 -1.80 -0.70 -1.10 -7.67 -2.30 -2.31
 Qatar 4.41 3.98 3.55 2.22 1.60 2.60 3.06
 Republic of the Congo 3.44 6.78 2.65 -2.80 -4.59 1.90 1.16
 Romania 3.53 3.08 3.94 4.82 6.95 3.90 4.36
 Russia 1.79 0.74 -2.83 -0.23 1.55 1.70 0.44
 Rwanda 4.70 7.62 8.87 5.98 6.10 7.20 6.74
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 6.22 5.96 3.98 2.21 1.74 2.70 3.79
 Saint Lucia 3.40 -0.22 1.96 1.65 2.69 3.40 2.14
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.83 0.98 1.82 1.27 1.60 1.90 1.57
 Samoa -1.93 1.20 1.64 7.15 2.50
 San Marino -3.03 -0.88 0.49 0.97 1.24 1.30 0.00
São Tomé and Príncipe 4.82 6.55 3.82 4.18 3.88 4.00 4.54
 Saudi Arabia 2.70 3.65 4.11 1.67 -0.74 2.20 2.25
 Senegal 3.46 4.08 6.46 6.74 6.79 6.90 5.73
 Serbia 2.57 -1.83 0.76 2.80 1.87 3.90 1.66
 Seychelles 6.05 3.32 3.50 4.50 4.20 3.50 4.17
 Sierra Leone 20.72 4.56 -20.60 6.06 4.16 3.60 2.31
 Singapore 5.11 3.88 2.24 2.40 3.62 2.90 3.35
 Slovakia 1.49 2.75 3.85 3.33 3.40 3.90 3.12
 Slovenia -1.13 2.98 2.26 3.15 5.00 4.40 2.76
 Solomon Islands 3.02 2.25 2.54 3.46 3.24 3.30 2.97
 Somalia 3.10
 South Africa 2.49 1.85 1.28 0.57 1.32 0.70 1.37
 South Korea 2.90 3.34 2.79 2.93 3.06 2.70 2.95
 South Sudan -3.20
 Spain -1.71 1.38 3.43 3.27 3.05 2.60 1.99
 Sri Lanka 3.40 4.96 5.01 4.47 3.11 3.70 4.11
 Sudan 4.40 2.68 4.91 4.70 4.28 -2.30 3.08
 Suriname 2.93 0.26 -2.60 -5.14 0.10 2.00 -0.45
 Sweden 1.24 2.60 4.52 3.24 2.29 2.40 2.71
  Switzerland 1.85 2.45 1.23 1.38 1.09 3.00 1.83
 Taiwan 2.70
 Tajikistan 7.40 6.70 6.00 6.90 7.10 5.00 6.51
 Tanzania 7.26 6.97 6.96 6.97 7.10 5.80 6.84
 Thailand 2.69 0.98 3.02 3.28 3.90 4.50 3.06
 Togo 3.97 5.87 5.39 5.40 5.57 4.70 5.15
 Tonga -3.13 2.07 3.71 3.38 2.70 2.80 1.89
 Trinidad and Tobago 0.98 -0.25 1.52 -5.96 -2.34 1.00 -0.88
 Tunisia 2.88 2.82 1.15 1.11 1.96 2.30 2.03
 Turkey 8.49 5.17 6.09 3.18 7.42 3.40 5.61
 Turkmenistan 10.20 10.30 6.50 6.20 6.50 6.10 7.62
 Tuvalu 4.58 1.35 9.14 3.04 3.24 4.20 4.23
 Uganda 3.59 5.11 5.19 4.66 3.97 5.90 4.73
 Ukraine -0.02 -6.55 -9.77 2.31 2.50 3.50 -1.47
 United Arab Emirates 5.05 4.40 5.07 2.99 0.79 2.90 3.52
 United Kingdom 2.05 3.05 2.35 1.94 1.79 1.30 2.08
 United States 1.68 2.57 2.86 1.49 2.27 2.80 2.28
 Uruguay 4.64 3.24 0.37 1.69 2.66 2.00 2.42
 Uzbekistan 8.00 7.79 8.00 7.80 5.30 5.00 6.97
 Vanuatu 1.97 2.33 -0.80 4.00 4.50 3.80 2.62
 Venezuela 1.34 -3.89 -5.72 -18.00 -14.00 -18.00 -10.01
 Vietnam 5.42 5.98 6.68 6.21 6.81 6.60 6.28
 Yemen 4.82 -0.19 -28.00 -34.34 -2.00 -2.60 -11.76
 Zambia 5.06 4.70 2.92 3.76 4.08 3.80 4.05
 Zimbabwe 5.53 2.13 1.69 0.62 3.45 3.60 2.82

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ American Samoa is an unincorporated territory of the United States
  2. ^ Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States
  1. ^ "World Economic Outlook Database, October 2019". IMF.org. International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 7 January 2020.
  2. ^ "GDP growth (annual %) | Data". Retrieved 2017-08-29.
  3. ^ (copied from the main list)

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