List of countries by real GDP growth rate

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 International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook Database with the vast majority of estimates corresponding to the 2019 calendar year.[1] Values from other sources are referenced as such.

Countries by Real GDP Growth Rate in 2018 (Data from IMF WEO Database, April 2020)

This list is not to be confused with the list of countries by real GDP per capita growth, which is the growth rate of average income per person.

List (2019)Edit

Rates in bold italic are IMF staff estimates.

Rank Country/region Real GDP growth
rate (%)[1]
1   South Sudan   11.3
2   Rwanda   10.1
3   Libya   9.9
4   Dominica   9.2
5   Ethiopia   9.0
6   Bangladesh   7.9
7   Armenia   7.6
8   Tajikistan   7.5
9   Djibouti   7.5
10     Nepal   7.1
11   Cambodia   7.0
12   Vietnam   7.0
13   Ivory Coast   6.9
14   Myanmar   6.5
15   Benin   6.4
16   Turkmenistan   6.3
17   Tanzania   6.3
18   Ghana   6.1
19   China   6.1
20   Tuvalu   6.0
21   The Gambia   6.0
22   Philippines   5.9
23   Mauritania   5.9
24   Niger   5.8
25   Burkina Faso   5.7
26   Maldives   5.7
27   Guinea   5.6
28   Kenya   5.6
29   Uzbekistan   5.6
30   Egypt   5.6
31   Ireland   5.5
32   Cape Verde   5.5
33   Togo   5.3
34   Senegal   5.3
35   Antigua and Barbuda   5.3
36   Georgia   5.1
37   Sierra Leone   5.1
38   Mali   5.1
39   Mongolia   5.1
40   Dominican Republic   5.1
41   Papua New Guinea   5.0
42   Indonesia   5.0
43   Hungary   4.9
44   Uganda   4.9
45   Madagascar   4.8
46   Laos   4.7
47   Guyana   4.7
48   Guinea-Bissau   4.6
49   Kazakhstan   4.5
50   Malawi   4.5
51   Kyrgyzstan   4.5
52   Malta   4.4
53   Democratic Republic of the Congo   4.4
54   Estonia   4.3
55   Malaysia   4.3
56   India   4.2
57   Serbia   4.2
58   Poland   4.1
59   Romania   4.1
60   Kosovo   4.0
61   Iraq   3.9
62   Lithuania   3.9
63   Seychelles   3.9
64   Brunei   3.9
65   Eritrea   3.8
66   Cameroon   3.7
67   Montenegro   3.6
68   Moldova   3.6
69   Guatemala   3.6
70   North Macedonia   3.6
71   Israel   3.5
72   Mauritius   3.5
73   American Samoa [note 1]   3.5
74   Gabon   3.4
75   Bulgaria   3.4
76   Colombia   3.3
77   Pakistan   3.3
78   Cyprus   3.2
79   Ukraine   3.2
80   Grenada   3.1
81   Timor Leste   3.1
82   Afghanistan   3.0
83   Panama   3.0
84   Central African Republic   3.0
85   Chad   3.0
86   Botswana   3.0
87   Croatia   2.9
88   Vanuatu   2.9
89   Saint Kitts and Nevis   2.9
90   Somalia   2.9
91   Bolivia   2.8
92   Taiwan   2.7
93   Bosnia and Herzegovina   2.7
94   Honduras   2.7
95   Czech Republic   2.6
96   Slovenia   2.4
97   Marshall Islands   2.4
98   El Salvador   2.4
99   Thailand   2.4
100   Denmark   2.4
101   United States   2.3
102   Suriname   2.3
103   Luxembourg   2.3
104   Kiribati   2.3
105   Sri Lanka   2.3
106   Slovakia   2.3
107   Azerbaijan   2.3
108   Mozambique   2.2
109   Albania   2.2
110   Nigeria   2.2
111   Morocco   2.2
112   Latvia   2.2
113   New Zealand   2.2
114   Peru   2.2
115   Portugal   2.2
116   Yemen   2.1
117   Costa Rica   2.1
118   South Korea   2.0
119   Jordan   2.0
120   Puerto Rico [note 2]   2.0
121   Spain   2.0
122   Iceland   1.9
123   Greece   1.9
124   Comoros   1.9
125   Australia   1.8
126   Bahrain   1.8
127   Netherlands   1.8
128   The Bahamas   1.8
129   Burundi   1.8
130   Saint Lucia   1.7
131   Canada   1.6
132   Austria   1.6
133   Zambia   1.5
134   United Kingdom   1.4
135   Belgium   1.4
136   Russia   1.3
137   France   1.3
138   São Tomé and Príncipe   1.3
139   United Arab Emirates   1.3
140   Solomon Islands   1.2
141   Sweden   1.2
142   Belarus   1.2
143   Lesotho   1.2
144   Micronesia   1.2
145   Norway   1.2
146   Brazil   1.1
147   Chile   1.1
148   San Marino   1.1
149   Tunisia   1.0
150   Eswatini   1.0
151   Finland   1.0
152   Jamaica   1.0
153   Nauru   1.0
154   Turkey   0.9
155    Switzerland   0.9
156   Kuwait   0.7
157   Singapore   0.7
158   Algeria   0.7
159   Japan   0.7
160   Germany   0.6
161   Fiji   0.5
162   Palau   0.5
163   Oman   0.5
164   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines   0.4
165   Saudi Arabia   0.3
166   Italy   0.3
167   Belize   0.3
168   Uruguay   0.2
169   Paraguay   0.2
170   South Africa   0.2
171   Qatar   0.1
172   Ecuador   0.1
173   Trinidad and Tobago   0.0
174   Barbados   -0.1
175   Tonga   -0.1
176   Mexico   -0.1
177   Republic of Congo   -0.9
178   Hong Kong   -1.2
179   Haiti   -1.2
180   Namibia   -1.4
181   Angola   -1.5
182   Argentina   -2.2
183   Liberia   -2.5
184   Sudan   -2.5
185   Nicaragua   -3.9
186   Macau   -4.7
187   Equatorial Guinea   -6.1
188   Lebanon   -6.5
189   Zimbabwe   -8.3
190   Iran   -7.6
191   Venezuela   -35.0
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. ^ a b "World Economic Outlook Database, April 2020". IMF.org. International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 23 May 2020.
  2. ^ "GDP growth (annual %) | Data". Retrieved 2017-08-29.
  3. ^ (copied from the main list)

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