Projected GDP Ranking

Source International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook (October - 2020)
Date16 Mar 2021

As of 2021, the United States and China would occupy the first two places in the world gdp ranking of both methods. The US and China's margin is coming down in nominal ranking as China's gdp growth rate of 2021 (8.24%) is much higher than the US's 3.08%. On a nominal basis, the US is ahead of China by $5 trillion in 2021 compared to $5.59 trillion in 2020. On a ppp basis, China has overtaken the US in 2016 and ahead by Int. $4.8 trillion, and the gap is increasing. China will remain the world's largest economy on a ppp basis over the next few decades as 2nd ranked US is growing slow and 3rd ranked India is way behind.

In nominal gdp list, 3rd biggest Japan and 4th biggest Germany would remain stable. France might overtake The United Kingdom and India for 5th place. Other changes in the top 20 would be Australia and Spain overtaking Brazil, and Taiwan will replace Turkey in the top 20 list. Among the top 50, Malaysia's Economic rank would move up by six positions, while Hong Kong and Pakistan would lose three places.

In the ppp ranking, There would be no change in the top 10 list. Other changes in the top 20 would be Italy overtaking Mexico and Poland overtaking Egypt. Among the top 50, Only ten economies will experience a change in ranking; five economies will move up and down by one position each.

In the list of top 50, All economies will experience a positive growth rate in 2020. India is the fastest-growing economy with 8.80%, followed by China (8.24%). Five economies will grow by over 7%. Pakistan has the lowest growth rate of 1.02%, followed by the United Arab Emirates (1.35%) and Nigeria (1.70%).

United States (1,5) is present in both lists of the top ten GDP and GDP per capita ranking at nominal terms. Germany (4,15), France (5,20), Canada (9,19), Australia (12,11), Netherlands (17,9), and Switzerland (18,3) are in the top twenty list of GDP and GDP per capita ranking. In PPP, United States (2,8) is present in the top ten, and Germany (5,16) is in the top twenty of both rankings.

  • Choropleth Map
  • Bubble Map
  • Bubble Chart

GDP (Nominal) Ranking

Code Country/Economy GDP (Nominal) (billions of $) Growth (%) GDP per capita (Nominal) ($) Continent
2020Rank2021RankSharediff 20212021Rank
PAKPakistan 262.8045277.83480.3051.061.0211,308160Asia
USAUnited States20,807.27121,921.59124.1-3.0866,1445North America
CHNChina15,222.16216,834.59218.55,0878.2411,95663Asia
JPNJapan4,910.5835,103.1835.6111,7312.3240,73325Asia
DEUGermany3,780.5544,318.4944.747854.1851,96715Europe
FRAFrance2,551.4572,917.6753.211,4016.0344,77020Europe
GBRUnited Kingdom2,638.3052,855.6763.1462.05.9242,23623Europe
INDIndia2,592.5862,833.8773.1121.88.802,031147Asia
ITAItaly1,848.2282,111.6582.327225.2435,06226Europe
CANCanada1,600.2691,763.0591.943495.1845,87119North America
KORKorea1,586.79101,674.11101.8488.92.8732,30528Asia
RUSRussia1,464.08111,584.22111.7489.92.8210,79267Europe
AUSAustralia1,334.69131,480.36121.631042.9557,21111Oceania
ESPSpain1,247.46141,450.88131.5929.57.1531,17832Europe
BRABrazil1,363.77121,431.62141.5719.32.836,72889South America
IDNIndonesia1,088.77151,167.18151.282646.114,287113Asia
MEXMexico1,040.37161,094.53161.2072.73.538,40278North America
NLDNetherlands886.34171,005.71171.1088.84.0558,0299Europe
CHESwitzerland707.8718790.66180.8692153.5890,3583Europe
SAUSaudi Arabia680.9019735.48190.80855.23.1020,74245Asia
TWNTaiwan Province of China635.5521682.70200.75052.83.2228,88934Asia
TURTurkey649.4420652.41210.71730.35.007,65985Europe
IRNIslamic Republic of Iran610.6622651.71220.7160.703.167,66884Asia
POLPoland580.8923634.90230.69716.84.6016,74050Europe
SWESweden529.0524611.97240.67222.93.4757,66010Europe
BELBelgium503.4226576.77250.63435.25.3550,05116Europe
THAThailand509.2025536.84260.59039.94.007,67583Asia
AUTAustria432.8928490.40270.53946.44.6554,82013Europe
NGANigeria442.9827466.88280.51323.51.702,209143Africa
IRLIreland399.0629457.52290.5039.364.9490,4782Europe
ARGArgentina382.7631416.94300.45840.64.899,09575South America
NORNorway366.3933414.23310.4552.713.5676,4084Europe
ISRIsrael383.4330408.51320.4495.724.8743,43922Asia
PHLPhilippines367.3632398.33330.43810.27.413,602127Asia
MYSMalaysia336.3340380.26340.41818.17.8011,37865Asia
EGYEgypt361.8834374.89350.4125.372.763,606126Africa
AREUnited Arab Emirates353.9035373.15360.4101.751.3532,68627Asia
DNKDenmark339.6338370.59370.4072.553.5063,6456Europe
VNMVietnam340.6037369.49380.4061.106.703,759121Asia
HKGHong Kong SAR341.3236364.68390.4014.813.6747,99018Asia
SGPSingapore337.4539362.52400.3982.164.9862,1137Asia
BGDBangladesh317.7741338.39410.37224.14.401,990148Asia
ZAFSouth Africa282.5942317.19420.34821.23.005,23696Africa
FINFinland267.8643303.28430.33313.93.5754,81714Europe
ROURomania248.6246289.41440.31813.94.5714,91655Europe
COLColombia264.9344280.40450.3089.014.045,45795South America
CHLChile245.4147280.17460.3080.234.5014,20959South America
CZECzech Republic241.9848278.89470.3061.285.1225,99138Europe
PRTPortugal221.7249257.06490.28220.86.5025,09739Europe
GRCGreece194.3851219.01500.24138.04.1220,52146Europe
World 83,845 91,031 5.1511,773
  • Choropleth Map
  • Bubble Map
  • Bubble Chart

GDP (PPP) Ranking

Code Country/Economy GDP (PPP) (billions of Int. $) Growth (%) GDP per capita (PPP) (Int. $) Continent
2020Rank2021RankShare (%)diff 20212021Rank
CHNChina24,162.44126,730.56119.1 %-8.2418,98376Asia
USAUnited States20,807.27221,921.59215.7 %4,8093.0866,1448North America
INDIndia8,681.3039,654.2536.90 %12,2678.806,918130Asia
JPNJapan5,236.1445,476.0643.92 %4,1782.3243,70930Asia
DEUGermany4,454.5054,743.4253.39 %7334.1857,08116Europe
RUSRussia4,021.7364,226.3463.02 %5172.8228,79256Europe
IDNIndonesia3,328.2973,609.7072.58 %6176.1113,25998Asia
BRABrazil3,078.9083,235.9082.31 %3742.8315,20886South America
GBRUnited Kingdom2,978.5693,224.6192.31 %11.35.9247,69327Europe
FRAFrance2,954.20103,201.42102.29 %23.26.0349,12425Europe
ITAItaly2,415.41122,598.14111.86 %6035.2443,13933Europe
MEXMexico2,424.51112,565.55121.83 %32.63.5319,69572North America
TURTurkey2,381.59132,555.85131.83 %9.705.0030,00453Europe
KORKorea2,293.48142,411.45141.72 %1442.8746,53428Asia
CANCanada1,809.00151,944.66151.39 %4675.1850,59623North America
ESPSpain1,773.36161,942.21161.39 %2.457.1541,73635Europe
SAUSaudi Arabia1,608.61171,695.10171.21 %2473.1047,80526Asia
AUSAustralia1,307.92181,376.28180.984 %3192.9553,18921Oceania
POLPoland1,280.66201,369.16190.979 %7.134.6036,09943Europe
EGYEgypt1,292.48191,357.42200.971 %11.72.7613,058100Africa
TWNTaiwan Province of China1,275.81211,346.04210.963 %11.43.2256,95918Asia
THAThailand1,261.49221,340.94220.959 %5.094.0019,17074Asia
VNMVietnam1,047.32241,142.18230.817 %1996.7011,619109Asia
PAKPakistan1,076.26231,111.26240.795 %30.91.025,230144Asia
NGANigeria1,044.21251,085.40250.776 %25.91.705,134147Africa
IRNIslamic Republic of Iran1,006.70261,061.40260.759 %24.03.1612,488105Asia
NLDNetherlands986.77271,049.40270.751 %12.04.0560,55013Europe
PHLPhilippines933.91281,025.29280.733 %24.17.419,271119Asia
MYSMalaysia900.4330992.10290.710 %33.27.8029,68654Asia
ARGArgentina924.5429991.17300.709 %0.944.8921,62166South America
BGDBangladesh864.8831978.20310.700 %13.04.405,752136Asia
COLColombia719.2532764.84320.547 %2134.0414,88490South America
ZAFSouth Africa710.7733748.27330.535 %16.63.0012,351106Africa
AREUnited Arab Emirates647.6534670.89340.480 %77.41.3558,76715Asia
CHESwitzerland590.9035625.59350.447 %45.33.5871,4936Europe
ROURomania584.8536625.11360.447 %0.484.5732,21848Europe
BELBelgium575.8137620.03370.443 %5.085.3553,80520Europe
SGPSingapore551.6338591.88380.423 %28.24.98101,4092Asia
SWESweden551.5239583.24390.417 %8.633.4754,95319Europe
UKRUkraine527.9340555.78400.397 %27.53.0013,43495Europe
KAZKazakhstan501.7941528.41410.378 %27.43.0327,64458Asia
AUTAustria493.1742527.48420.377 %0.924.6558,96614Europe
DZAAlgeria488.2943514.87430.368 %12.63.1611,435110Africa
CHLChile456.3944487.45440.349 %27.44.5024,72162South America
IRLIreland447.7245480.23450.343 %7.214.9494,9714Europe
HKGHong Kong SAR439.4646465.64460.333 %14.63.6761,27510Asia
CZECzech Republic430.8947462.95470.331 %2.695.1243,14432Europe
PERPeru385.7249422.97480.303 %40.07.2912,503104South America
IRQIraq399.4048418.55490.299 %4.422.5310,165116Asia
ISRIsrael360.9750386.91500.277 %31.64.8741,14239Asia
World 130,187 139,824 5.1518,083