List of countries by real GDP growth rate

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

List by the World BankEdit

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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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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