The world’s biggest economies in 2017 and in 2050

The chart above shows the world’s 40 biggest economies individually, but grouped by colour into continents.The Asian bloc clearly has a larger share than anywhere else, representing just over a third (33.84%) of global GDP.  That’s compared to North America, which represents just over a quarter, at 27.95%. Europe comes third with just over one-fifth of global GDP (21.37%). Together, these three blocs generate more than four-fifths (83.16%) of the world’s total output.Brazil’s economy has contracted in the last year by 3.5%, the only one in the top 10 to do so.

The charts below show the world we should expect in the future, basing on PWC report released in February 2017.
Sources: World Economic Forum and PWC report.


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