Posted by: Michael Mandel on June 01
Here’s a look at the growth performance of the twenty largest global economies over the past ten years. The number after each country is the increase in real GDP per capita, 1995-2005, based on IMF data.
China 108.5% Russia 52.7% India 50.4% Iran 47.8% Korea 42.6% Taiwan 39.3% Spain 30.5% United Kingdom 26.7% Canada 25.9% Australia 25.7% United States 25.6% Mexico 24.5% Turkey 22.9% Thailand 19.6% France 19.0% Brazil 16.9% Italy 14.7% Indonesia 13.5% Germany 11.2% Japan 9.5%The top 5 on this list: China, Russia, India, Iran, Korea. The U.S. places only #11, just behind Australia and just ahead of Mexico.
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