The economy of the United States is the largest in the world followed by China in nominal method. Japan is at 3rd place followed by three European countries Germany, United Kingdom and France. India closely follows United Kingdom and France. Italy, Brazil and Canada complete the top 10 list.

In top 10, France and Italy has moved up in 2018 2018 compare to 2017 by replacing India and Brazil resp. In top 11-20, Turkey is down by 2 below Netherlands and Saudi Arabia. Libya and Zimbabwe are biggest gainers in ranking by 8 followed by Albania(+6), Slovak Republic(+5) and Congo, Dem. Rep.(+5). Sudan lost huge 35 position followed by Uzbekistan (-11).

There are much differences in rankings of economies between nominal and ppp basis. In top 10 ppp list, Indonesia is biggest gainer as it is 9 position up from 16th in nominal to 7th in ppp. Russian Federation and India is up by 5 and 4 number. Ranks of United Kingdom and France is down by 4 in ppp. Uzbekistan (+25) and Sudan (+25) are highest gainer in ppp rank compare to its nominal rank. Iceland is biggest looser in ppp ranking, from 109th in nominal to 148th in ppp. Iceland is followed by Luxembourg (-32), Norway (-24). six economies has been excluded for calculating PPP-Nominal as ppp figure are not available.

This ranking is compiled by data taken from World Bank and IMF for year 2017 and 2018. Data from World bank has been given preference. If data is not available for any economy or year, data from IMF has been listed.

gdp (nominal) ranking map
gdp (ppp) ranking map

GDP Ranking 2018

Country/Economy GDP (Nominal) (miillions of $) Rank (Nominal) GDP (PPP) (miillions of Int. $) Rank (PPP) PPP-Nominal
201720182018Change 201720182018Change2018
United States19,485,40020,544,3001019,485,40020,544,30020-1
China12,143,50013,608,2002023,266,80025,398,70010+1
Japan4,859,9504,971,320305,319,8005,415,12040-1
Germany3,656,7503,947,620404,302,7404,401,36050-1
United Kingdom2,666,2302,855,300502,997,6803,056,74090-4
France2,586,2902,777,540612,959,1803,037,360100-4
India2,652,2402,718,7307-19,596,84010,500,20030+4
Italy1,956,9602,083,860812,494,1102,527,870110-3
Brazil2,053,5901,868,6309-13,255,1403,371,7008-1+1
Canada1,646,8701,713,3401001,707,2801,783,650170-7
Russian Federation1,578,6201,657,5501103,783,6304,050,79060+5
Korea, Rep.1,530,7501,619,4201201,998,1302,071,180140-2
Australia1,330,1401,433,9001301,220,9601,291,190200-7
Spain1,309,3101,419,0401401,811,9501,855,65016-1-2
Mexico1,157,7401,220,7001502,423,6702,504,210120+3
Indonesia1,015,4201,042,1701603,249,6403,500,94071+9
Netherlands831,810913,658171933,708970,605270-10
Saudi Arabia688,586786,5221811,777,2001,864,810151+3
Turkey852,677771,35019-22,264,0002,310,620130+6
Switzerland679,951705,140200561,167579,644380-18
Poland526,216585,6642221,136,2901,190,12023-1-1
Sweden540,545556,086230521,780541,83541-1-18
Belgium503,005542,761241571,270587,186370-13
Argentina642,696519,87225-4918,033917,05729-1-4
Thailand455,276504,9932601,240,0501,322,710190+7
Austria417,283455,286271474,515490,610430-16
Norway398,394434,167290327,237348,145532-24
United Arab Emirates377,701414,179300693,874723,047320-2
Nigeria375,745397,2703101,123,7801,173,46025-1+6
Ireland334,834382,487324373,036403,828480-16
Israel353,253370,58833-1338,652354,634511-18
South Africa349,554368,28934-1765,988790,823300+4
Singapore338,406364,157350541,878572,504390-4
Hong Kong SAR, China341,687362,68236-2456,167481,309440-8
Malaysia318,958358,582371933,9341,002,050260+11
Denmark329,417355,67538-1312,938322,751551-17
Colombia311,790331,047391709,421745,372310+8
Philippines313,620330,91040-1877,180954,650281+12
Pakistan304,567314,5884101,089,7801,181,410241+17
Chile277,746298,231420447,887472,397450-3
Finland254,435276,743430257,429267,167630-20
Bangladesh249,724274,025440638,430705,409341+10
Egypt, Arab Rep.235,369250,8954501,132,4301,221,660221+23
Czech Republic215,914245,226462402,796422,303470-1
Vietnam223,780245,21447-1648,742711,567331+14
Portugal220,811240,67548-1337,617343,57054-1-6
Romania211,695239,553490521,652549,289401+9
Iraq195,473224,228503657,889670,12335-2+15
Peru211,007222,04551-1433,034461,223460+5
Greece203,086218,03252-1307,367317,455561-4
New Zealand202,591204,92453-1193,858200,332671-14
Qatar166,929191,362541339,526352,99052-1+2
Kazakhstan166,806179,340551477,836509,544420+13
Algeria167,390173,75856-2629,413653,772360+20
Hungary141,511157,883571285,409303,834591-2
Kuwait120,708140,645583290,804301,60060-1-2
Ukraine112,190130,832593369,356390,973491+10
Morocco109,714117,921603298,732315,159571+3
Ecuador104,296108,398613193,049200,474663-5
Slovak Republic95,241105,905625175,382183,76372-1-10
Angola122,124105,75163-3198,299198,79669-3-6
Puerto Rico104,250101,131641129,696126,33881-1-17
Cuba96,851100,023651-----
Sri Lanka88,02088,901671276,168291,974610+5
Kenya78,75787,908683163,629178,208741-7
Dominican Republic79,99885,555691172,110188,613712-3
Ethiopia81,76084,35670-1201,867220,867640+5
Oman70,59879,277712193,933202,162652+5
Guatemala75,62078,460720138,142145,957770-6
Myanmar66,71971,215731329,498358,451504+22
Luxembourg64,02370,88574165,94868,878105-1-32
Ghana58,99765,556753129,805141,295790-5
Bulgaria58,22165,133763148,228154,254760-1
Panama62,28465,05577-1100,501106,735850-9
Croatia55,32060,972784108,689112,78584-1-7
Costa Rica58,17560,13079184,03188,34693-1-15
Belarus54,72759,662803179,669189,658700+9
Uruguay56,48959,59781078,10981,307960-16
Tanzania53,32158,001823163,993177,13575-1+6
Lebanon53,39456,63983187,28689,592910-9
Macao SAR, China50,75155,08484272,45178,255990-16
Slovenia48,44254,00885274,68578,661970-13
Lithuania47,63353,42986294,22898,921870-2
Serbia44,12050,597872115,377121,732820+4
Uzbekistan59,16050,50088-11261,851281,968620+25
Libya37,88148,364898125,408138,675801+8
Congo, Dem. Rep.38,01947,22890572,33778,366982-9
Azerbaijan40,86646,94091-1172,695179,40173-1+17
Cote d'Ivoire38,05443,00792295,837105,468860+5
Jordan40,70942,23193-290,37494,37290-2+2
Sudan123,05340,85294-35199,180199,29768-3+25
Turkmenistan37,92640,761951103,824112,947831+11
Paraguay39,00940,49796-389,07794,602891+6
Bolivia37,50940,28897183,72389,385921+4
Tunisia39,81339,87198-6137,739144,598780+19
Cameroon34,92338,67599189,53895,445881+10
Bahrain35,43337,746100-171,20974,2391001-1
Latvia30,19834,409101054,60758,3841070-7
Zimbabwe22,81331,001102840,22943,7471180-17
Estonia26,79330,732103044,36447,5171130-11
Nepal25,18129,040104279,42886,779950+8
Uganda25,99527,461105-180,07687,073940+10
Yemen, Rep.26,81926,914106-473,63273,388101-3+4
Zambia25,86826,720107-268,93473,2921021+4
El Salvador24,92826,057108-150,93153,4961080-1
Iceland24,48925,878109-118,99820,2611481-40
Cyprus22,63924,962110231,69533,5091280-19
Cambodia22,18024,542111364,35370,8631041+6
Senegal21,08224,130112354,83359,9701060+5
Honduras23,10123,970113-446,36049,2681110+1
Trinidad and Tobago22,47523,808114-143,54544,496115-1-2
Papua New Guinea22,74323,498115-436,73337,319124-2-10
Bosnia and Herzegovina18,08020,162116146,03348,6081120+3
Afghanistan20,19219,363117-170,22072,672103-1+13
Botswana17,40618,616118039,21841,9621200-3
Lao PDR16,85317,954119048,27052,5351090+9
Georgia16,24317,600120041,72144,7891141+5
Mali15,33817,163121041,13044,1961160+4
Gabon14,89316,854122036,67637,8841230-2
Jamaica14,80615,714123026,21327,372138-1-16
Albania13,02515,103124637,15438,307122-1+1
Mozambique13,21914,717125340,63843,055119-2+5
West Bank and Gaza14,49814,616126-222,79923,565144-2-19
Malta12,76914,553127419,42720,5891470-21
Namibia13,56614,522128-226,68027,180139-3-12
Mauritius13,25914,220129-228,27130,0521332-5
Burkina Faso12,33014,125130235,82539,2051214+8
Madagascar13,17613,853131-246,37349,6711100+20
Brunei Darussalam12,12813,567132333,86834,7121260+5
Equatorial Guinea12,29013,432133030,96129,771134-5-2
Nicaragua13,84413,118134-936,31235,777125-1+8
Mongolia11,42613,067135239,83043,7491172+17
North Macedonia11,28012,672136231,85234,0741270+8
Armenia11,52712,433137-128,33130,5311313+5
Bahamas, The12,15012,425138-411,89412,3741530-16
Moldova9,67011,444139224,34425,7841400-2
Chad9,97611,273140028,97430,464132-2+7
Congo, Rep.8,70111,264141328,69429,694135-4+5
Guinea10,32510,907142-328,59431,0961302+11
Benin9,27010,354143-125,44127,8481362+6
Haiti8,4099,659144119,97320,763146-1-3
Rwanda9,1409,509145-224,89727,6991372+7
Niger8,1209,291146021,88023,8661422+3
Kyrgyz Republic7,7038,093147023,14224,5351410+5
Kosovo7,2287,939148019,69220,9411451+2
Tajikistan7,1587,523149028,56431,3961294+19
Monaco6,4157,1851500-----
Malawi6,3037,065151022,43523,7861430+6
Guam5,8515,9201520-----
Fiji5,3535,53715309,0649,6121580-8
Montenegro4,8455,504154212,04612,8761520-1
Togo4,8085,359155213,02213,9941510+1
Maldives4,7365,32715627,2107,8941620-9
Mauritania4,9065,235157-217,23118,2781500+4
Barbados4,9905,145158-45,2185,318169-1-14
Somalia4,5094,721159011,47912,0881551+1
Eswatini4,4464,711160011,52812,087156-1+1
Sierra Leone3,7404,085162-111,56512,2551540+5
Guyana3,5553,879163-16,3126,7311640-4
Suriname3,0693,59116438,5598,9341590+2
Liberia3,2853,264165-16,0826,3061650-3
Andorra3,0133,2371662-----
Curacao3,1173,128167-14,4254,4351700-7
Burundi3,1723,037168-37,9908,3171600+4
Djibouti2,7672,95616905,1495,5651681-3
Lesotho2,5652,73917106,5516,7871630+4
Timor-Leste2,4872,58117219,2209,7111570+11
Bhutan2,5282,535173-17,5857,9471610+8
Central African Republic2,0672,22017403,7744,013173-1-3
Cabo Verde1,7701,97717623,7664,05317210
St. Lucia1,8171,92217702,4442,525178-1-5
Belize1,8371,871178-23,1393,3131750-1
Gambia, The1,5051,63318015,4575,956167-1+9
Antigua and Barbuda1,4681,61118122,3522,58717710
Seychelles1,5031,59018202,7852,9571760+2
Guinea-Bissau1,3471,45818313,1713,3721740+5
Solomon Islands1,3101,39618411,4871,5821830-3
Northern Mariana Islands1,6011,323185-5-----
Grenada1,1271,18618601,6251,73418100
Comoros1,0751,17818702,2892,4251790+3
Turks and Caicos Islands9631,02218818869561861-3
St. Kitts and Nevis9971,011189-11,5031,5841820+2
Vanuatu8809141900892943187-1-2
Samoa83282019101,2691,2721850+1
St. Vincent and the Grenadines79281119201,2941,3541840+3
American Samoa6026361930-----
Dominica520551194076179718800
Tonga43045019506456621900-1
Sao Tome and Principe37542219606867211890+1
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.367402197039040019100
Palau286284198031833119200
Marshall Islands21322119902202331940-1
Kiribati18618820002542661930+1
Nauru114126201019421019500
Tuvalu41432020444719600
Aruba2,7012,82217004,1574,3771710-5
Eritrea1,9192,00717505,4126,2191661+5
Iran, Islamic Rep.454,013446,10528-11,695,0601,595,850180+10
San Marino1,6331,63817902,1232,0191800-5
South Sudan3,4384,583161219,26419,512149-1+9
Venezuela, RB143,84198,43766-9370,985311,61958-9+7
Taiwan Province of China574,895589,9062111,190,8201,251,9702100
World 80,950,700 85,909,800 128,825,000 136,304,000