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Top 20 Countries in the World by GDP – 2018

Caproasia Institute releases the Top 20 Countries in the World by GDP in 2018.  Find data on GDP, the top 20 countries, GDP Analytics and GDP Analytics by Region.

GDP stands for Gross Domestic Product.  It measures the total output of a country or size of the economy.

” Global GDP at $85.8 trillion in 2018 “

The Top 20 Countries in the World by GDP

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The Top 20 Countries in the World by GDP

In 2018, the top 20 largest economy in the world have a combined GDP of $68.62 trillion, representing almost 80% (79.98%) of global GDP.  In 2018, the world has a total GDP of $85.8 trillion.

” The Top 20 Countries represent almost 80% of Global GDP in 2018 – $68.62 trillion”

Fast Facts
Summary
  • Global GDP: $85.8 trillion (100%)
  • Top 20 GDP: $68.62 trillion (79.98%)
  • Top 50 GDP: $80.13 trillion (93.39%)
  • Top 100 GDP: $84.61 trillion (98.61%)

() – percentage of 2018 global GDP, of $85.8 trillion.

The 3 Largest Economy
  • The largest: United States, $20.49 trillion (23.88%)
  • 2nd largest: China $13.60 trillion (15.86%)
  • 3rd largest: Japan $4.97 trillion (5.79%)
Trillion Dollar Club
  • 16 countries in the world have GDP of more than $1 trillion
  • Total GDP of $65.45 trillion, representing more than 3 quarter or 75% (76.28%) of global GDP.
GDP Analytics (Selected)
  • Top 2 GDP: $34.1 trillion (39.74%)
  • Top 3 GDP: $39.07 trillion (45.54%)
  • Top 4 GDP: $43.06 trillion (50.2%) – >50% of Global GDP
  • Top 5 GDP: $45.89 trillion (53.49%)
  • Top 10 GDP: $57.05 trillion (66.49%)
  • Top 20 GDP: $68.62 trillion (79.98%) – Almost 80% of Global GDP
  • Top 50 GDP: $80.13 trillion (93.39%)
  • Top 60: $81.97 trillion (95.54%) – >95% of Global GDP
  • Top 100: $84.61 trillion (98.61%)
  • All 219 countries & city-states: $85.8 trillion (100%)

 

Content
  1. Top 5 countries by GDP
  2. Top 20 Countries by GDP
  3. GDP – Trillion Dollar Club
  4. GDP Analytics
  5. GDP Regional Analytics

 

1. Top 5 Countries by GDP

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Top 5 countries

In 2018, the top 5 largest economy are United States, China, Japan, Germany and United Kingdom**. The 5 countries have a total GDP of $45.89 trillion, representing 53.49% of global GDP.  This represents more than half of global GDP (>50%).  2018 Global GDP: $85.8 trillion (100%)

  1. United States
  2. China
  3. Japan
  4. Germany
  5. United Kingdom**

” The Top 5 Countries represent more than 50% of Global GDP in 2018 – $45.89 trillion “

** United Kingdom comprises of 4 countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

 

Top 5 Countries by GDP 

Rank Country GDP % GDP
1 United States $20.49 trillion 23.88%
2 China $13.60 trillion 15.86%
3 Japan $4.97 trillion 5.79%
4 Germany $3.99 trillion 4.66%
5 United Kingdom** $2.82 trilion 3.29%
Total $45.89 trillion 53.49%
World $85.80 trillion 100%

 

” United States is the world’s largest economy with GDP of $20.49 trillion – representing 23.88% of Global GDP in 2018 “

United States is the world’s largest economy with a GDP of $20.49 trillion or 23.88% of global GDP.  This represents almost a quarter (25%) of global GDP.

China is the world’s 2nd largest economy with a GDP of $13.6 trillion or 15.86% of global GDP.  Both United States and China have a total GDP of $34.1 trillion (39.74%), representing almost 40% of global GDP.

Japan is the world’s 3rd largest economy with a GDP of $4.97 trillion or 5.79% of global GDP.  Combined, United States, China and Japan are the top 3 largest economy with a total GDP of $39.07 trillion, representing 45.54% of global GDP.

Germany is the world’s 4th largest economy with a GDP of $3.99 trillion or 4.66% of global GDP.  United Kingdom** is the world’s 5th largest economy with a GDP of $2.82 trillion or 3.29% of global GDP.

Combined, the top 5 largest economy of United States, China, Japan, Germany and United Kingdom** have a total GDP of $45.89 trillion, representing 53.49% of global GDP.  This represents more than half (>50%) of global GDP of $85.8 trillion (100%).

 

2. Top 20 Countries by GDP

Shanghai, China

In 2018, the top 20 largest economy in the world have a combined GDP of $68.62 trillion.  This represents almost 80% (79.98%) of global GDP.  2018 Global GDP: $85.8 trillion (100%)

  • Global GDP: $85.8 trillion (100%)
  • Top 10 GDP: $57.05 trillion (66.49%)
  • Top 20 GDP: $68.62 trillion (79.98%)

” The Top 20 Countries represent almost 80% of Global GDP in 2018 – $68.62 trillion”

 

Top 20 Countries by GDP 

Rank Country GDP % GDP
1 United States $20.49 trillion 23.88%
2 China $13.60 trillion 15.86%
3 Japan $4.97 trillion 5.79%
4 Germany $3.99 trillion 4.66%
5 United Kingdom $2.82 trilion 3.29%
6 France $2.77 trillion 3.24%
7 India $2.72 trillion 3.18%
8 Italy $2.07 trillion 2.42%
9 Brazil $1.86 trillion 2.18%
10 Canada $1.71 trillion 2.00%
11 Russia $1.65 trillion 1.93%
12 South Korea $1.61 trillion 1.89%
13 Australia $1.43 trillion 1.67%
14 Spain $1.42 trillion 1.66%
15 Mexico $1.22 trillion 1.43%
16 Indonesia $1.04 trillion 1.21%
17 Netherlands $913.65 billion 1.06%
18 Saudi Arabia $782.48 billion 0.91%
19 Turkey $766.50 billion 0.89%
20 Switzerland $705.50 billion 0.82%
Total $68.62 trillion 79.98%
World $85.80 trillion 100%

 

The top 10 largest economy has a combined GDP of $57.05 trillion, representing more than 60% (66.49%) of global GDP.  

The top 20 largest economy has a combined GDP of $68.62 trillion, representing nearly 80% (79.98%) of global GDP.

 

3. GDP – Trillion Dollar Club

Shanghai, China

16 countries in the world have GDP of more than $1 trillion.  Combined, the 16 countries have total GDP of $65.45 trillion, representing more than 3 quarter or 75% (76.28%) of global GDP.

” 16 countries in the world have GDP of more than $1 trillion in 2018 – more than 3/4 (76.28%) of Global GDP in 2018 – $65.45 trillion “

Countries with trillion dollar GDP in 2018: 

  1. United States
  2. China
  3. Japan
  4. Germany
  5. United Kingdom
  6. France
  7. India
  8. Italy
  9. Brazil
  10. Canada
  11. Russia
  12. South Korea
  13. Australia
  14. Spain
  15. Mexico
  16. Indonesia

 

4. GDP Analytics

Hong Kong Stock Market

The 2 largest economy of United States and China represents almost 40% (39.74%) of global GDP while the 4 largest economy of United States, China and Japan Germany represents more than half or 50.2% of global GDP.

” The top 2 economy in the world: United States & China have combined GDP of $34.1 trillion – representing 39.74% of Global GDP in 2018 “

  • Top 2: United States, China (39.74%)
  • Top 3 United States, China, Japan  (45.54%)
  • Top 4: United States, China, Japan Germany (50.20%)
  • Top 5: United States, China, Japan, Germany, United Kingdom (53.49%)
  • Top 10: (66.49%)
  • Top 20: (79.98%) 
  • Top 50: (93.39%)
  • Top 60: (95.54%)
  • Top 100: (98.61%)
  • All 219: (100%)

The 20 largest economy represents almost 80% (79.98%) of global GDP while the 60 largest economy represents more than 95% (95.54%) of global GDP.

2018 Global GDP: $85.8 trillion (100%)

 

Cumulative Percentage & GDP

GDP Cumulative Cumulative GDP
Top 1 23.88% $20.49 trillion
Top 2 39.74% $34.10 trillion
Top 3 45.54% $39.07 trillion
Top 4 50.20% $43.06 trillion
Top 5 53.49% $45.89 trillion
Top 10 66.49% $57.05 trillion
Top 20 79.98% $68.62 trillion
Top 50 93.39% $80.13 trillion
Top 60 95.54% $81.97 trillion
Top 70 96.68% $82.95 trillion
Top 80 97.49% $83.64 trillion
Top 90 98.12% $84.19 trillion
Top 100 98.61% $84.61 trillion
All 219 100% $85.80 trillion

 

” 60 Largest economies represents more than 95% (95.54%) of global GDP in 2018 “

40%: The 2 largest economy of United States and China represents almost 40% (39.74%) of global GDP.

50%: The 4 largest economy of United States, China and Japan Germany represents more than half or 50.2% of global GDP.

80%: The 20 largest economy represents almost 80% (79.98%) of global GDP.

95%: The 60 largest economy represents more than 95% (95.54%) of global GDP.

100%: The 219 countries and city-states have a total GDP of $85.8 trillion.

 

5. GDP Regional Analytics

Paris, France

The top 20 countries by GDP by Region: Asia-Pacific, Americas, Europe and MENA (Middle-East & North Africa).

Top 20 Countries – 4 Regions
  • Asia-Pacific: 6 Countries, $25.39 trillion (29.60%)
  • Americas: 4 countries, $25.29 trillion (29.48%)
  • Europe: 9 countries, $17.14 trillion (19.98%)
  • MENA: 1 country, $782.48 billion (0.91%)

” 6 Countries from the Asia-Pacific Region has the highest combined GDP of $25.39 trillion in the top 20 countries, representing 29.60% of global GDP “

Asia-Pacific

The region Asia-Pacific has 6 countries with a total GDP of $25.39 trillion, representing 29.60% of global GDP.  The 6 countries are China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia and Indonesia.  In the top 20 countries by GDP, the region Asia-Pacific has the largest total GDP of the 4 regions.

Americas 

The region Americas has 4 countries with a total GDP of $25.29 trillion, representing 29.48% of global GDP.  The 4 countries are United States, Brazil, Canada and Mexico.  In the top 20 countries by GDP, the region Americas has the 2nd largest total GDP of the 4 regions.

Europe

The region Europe has 9 countries with a total GDP of $17.14 trillion, representing 19.98% of global GDP.  The 9 countries are Germany, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Russia, Spain, Netherlands, Turkey and Switzerland.  In the top 20 countries by GDP, the region Europe has the 3rd largest total GDP of the 4 regions.

MENA

The region MENA (Middle-East & North Africa) has 1 country with a total GDP of $782.48 billion, representing 0.91% of global GDP.  The country is Saudi Arabia.

 

Asia-Pacific: 6 Countries

Rank Country GDP % GDP Region
2 China $13.60 trillion 15.86% Asia-Pacific
3 Japan $4.97 trillion 5.79% Asia-Pacific
7 India $2.72 trillion 3.18% Asia-Pacific
12 South Korea $1.61 trillion 1.89% Asia-Pacific
13 Australia $1.43 trillion 1.67% Asia-Pacific
16 Indonesia $1.04 trillion 1.21% Asia-Pacific
Total $25.39 trillion 29.60%
World $85.80 trillion 100%

 

In the top 20 countries by GDP, the region – Asia-Pacific has 6 countries, representing a total of $25.39 trillion or 29.60% of global GDP.

 

Americas – 4 Countries

Rank Country GDP % GDP Region
1 United States $20.49 trillion 23.88% Americas
9 Brazil $1.86 trillion 2.18% Americas
10 Canada $1.71 trillion 2.00% Americas
15 Mexico $1.22 trillion 1.43% Americas
Total $25.29 trillion 29.48%
World $85.80 trillion 100%

 

In the top 20 countries by GDP, the region – Americas has 4 countries, representing a total of $25.29 trillion or 29.48% of global GDP.

 

Europe – 9 Countries

Rank Country GDP % GDP Region
4 Germany $3.99 trillion 4.66% Europe
5 United Kingdom $2.82 trillion 3.29% Europe
6 France $2.77 trillion 3.24% Europe
8 Italy $2.07 trillion 2.42% Europe
11 Russia $1.65 trillion 1.93% Europe
14 Spain $1.42 trillion 1.66% Europe
17 Netherlands $913.65 billion 1.06% Europe
19 Turkey $766.50 billion 0.89% Europe
20 Switzerland $705.50 billion 0.82% Europe
Total $17.14 trillion 19.98%
World $85.80 trillion 100%

 

In the top 20 countries by GDP, the region – Europe has 9 countries, representing a total of $17.14 trillion or 19.98% of global GDP.

 

MENA – 1 Country

(MENA – Middle-East & North Africa)

Rank Country GDP % GDP Region
18 Saudi Arabia $782.48 billion 0.91% MENA
Total $782.48 billion 0.91%
World $85.80 trillion 100%

 

In the top 20 countries by GDP, the region – MENA (Middle-East & North Africa) has 1 country, representing a total of $782.48 billion or 0.91% of global GDP.

 

Footnote:

All data are extracted from Caproasia Institute – Global Macro Report 2019. Find data on GDP, Population and Per Capita.  Data comprises of 219 countries & city-states.

GDP stands for Gross Domestic Product.  It measures the total output of a country or size of the economy.

** United Kingdom comprises of 4 countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.





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