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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 

RankCountryGDP% GDP
1United States$20.49 trillion23.88%
2China$13.60 trillion15.86%
3Japan$4.97 trillion5.79%
4Germany$3.99 trillion4.66%
5United Kingdom**$2.82 trilion3.29%
Total$45.89 trillion53.49%
World$85.80 trillion100%

 

” 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

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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 

RankCountryGDP% GDP
1United States$20.49 trillion23.88%
2China$13.60 trillion15.86%
3Japan$4.97 trillion5.79%
4Germany$3.99 trillion4.66%
5United Kingdom$2.82 trilion3.29%
6France$2.77 trillion3.24%
7India$2.72 trillion3.18%
8Italy$2.07 trillion2.42%
9Brazil$1.86 trillion2.18%
10Canada$1.71 trillion2.00%
11Russia$1.65 trillion1.93%
12South Korea$1.61 trillion1.89%
13Australia$1.43 trillion1.67%
14Spain$1.42 trillion1.66%
15Mexico$1.22 trillion1.43%
16Indonesia$1.04 trillion1.21%
17Netherlands$913.65 billion1.06%
18Saudi Arabia$782.48 billion0.91%
19Turkey$766.50 billion0.89%
20Switzerland$705.50 billion0.82%
Total$68.62 trillion79.98%
World$85.80 trillion100%

 

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

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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

GDPCumulativeCumulative GDP
Top 123.88%$20.49 trillion
Top 239.74%$34.10 trillion
Top 345.54%$39.07 trillion
Top 450.20%$43.06 trillion
Top 553.49%$45.89 trillion
Top 1066.49%$57.05 trillion
Top 2079.98%$68.62 trillion
Top 5093.39%$80.13 trillion
Top 6095.54%$81.97 trillion
Top 7096.68%$82.95 trillion
Top 8097.49%$83.64 trillion
Top 9098.12%$84.19 trillion
Top 10098.61%$84.61 trillion
All 219100%$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

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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

RankCountryGDP% GDPRegion
2China$13.60 trillion15.86%Asia-Pacific
3Japan$4.97 trillion5.79%Asia-Pacific
7India$2.72 trillion3.18%Asia-Pacific
12South Korea$1.61 trillion1.89%Asia-Pacific
13Australia$1.43 trillion1.67%Asia-Pacific
16Indonesia$1.04 trillion1.21%Asia-Pacific
Total$25.39 trillion29.60%
World$85.80 trillion100%

 

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

RankCountryGDP% GDPRegion
1United States$20.49 trillion23.88%Americas
9Brazil$1.86 trillion2.18%Americas
10Canada$1.71 trillion2.00%Americas
15Mexico$1.22 trillion1.43%Americas
Total$25.29 trillion29.48%
World$85.80 trillion100%

 

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

RankCountryGDP% GDPRegion
4Germany$3.99 trillion4.66%Europe
5United Kingdom$2.82 trillion3.29%Europe
6France$2.77 trillion3.24%Europe
8Italy$2.07 trillion2.42%Europe
11Russia$1.65 trillion1.93%Europe
14Spain$1.42 trillion1.66%Europe
17Netherlands$913.65 billion1.06%Europe
19Turkey$766.50 billion0.89%Europe
20Switzerland$705.50 billion0.82%Europe
Total$17.14 trillion19.98%
World$85.80 trillion100%

 

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)

RankCountryGDP% GDPRegion
18Saudi Arabia$782.48 billion0.91%MENA
Total$782.48 billion0.91%
World$85.80 trillion100%

 

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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