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G8 and G20 Economic Indicators

Compiled by Shamir Tanna, G8 and G20 Research Groups
June 18, 2010

GDP ($billions) Current Account ($billions) Unemployment Rate (%) IMF Voting Rights (%) IBRD Voting Rights (%) IDA Voting Rights (%)
Countries 2008 2009 2008 2009 2008 2009 2008 Current 2008 Current 2008 Curent
Canada 1499.55 1336.43 7.61 -36.13 6.16 8.28 2.89 2.88 2.78 2.43 2.75 2.54
France 2866.83 2675.92 -64.78 -38.84 7.88 9.39 4.86 4.85 4.30 4.17 4.13 3.84
Germany 3673.11 3352.74 245.72 160.63 7.24 7.44 5.88 5.87 4.49 4.00 6.56 5.87
Italy 2307.43 2118.26 -78.87 -71.27 6.78 7.75 3.19 3.19 2.78 2.64 2.71 2.37
Japan 4886.96 5068.06 157.08 141.66 3.99 5.08 6.02 6.01 7.86 6.84 9.95 8.86
Russia 1660.01 1229.23 102.40 47.51 6.50 8.40 2.69 2.69 2.78 2.77 0.30 0.29
United Kingdom 2684.22 2183.61 -40.73 -28.84 5.55 7.46 4.86 4.85 4.30 3.75 5.30 5.27
United States 14441.43 14256.28 -706.07 -418.00 5.82 9.28 16.77 16.74 16.38 15.85 12.67 11.20
G8 Total 34019.53 32220.52 -377.64 -243.28 47.16 47.08 45.67 42.45 44.37 40.24
G8 % of World 48.90 46.16 47.16 47.08 45.67 42.45 44.37 40.24
European Union 18387.51 16447.26 -196.07 -49.80 8.50 9.40 NA NA NA NA NA NA
G8 + EU Total 40875.45 38337.25 -635.06 -314.76 47.16 47.08 45.67 42.45 44.37 40.24
G8 +EU % of World 58.75 54.92 47.16 47.08 45.67 42.45 44.37 40.24
Argentina 328.56 310.07 4.99 8.65 7.30 8.40 0.97 0.96 1.12 1.12 0.78 0.67
Australia 1059.49 997.20 -46.68 -29.89 4.70 5.60 1.47 1.47 1.53 1.33 1.25 1.15
Brazil 1635.52 1574.04 -28.19 -24.33 9.80 6.80 1.38 1.38 2.07 2.24 1.69 1.47
China 4519.94 4908.98 426.11 297.10 6.10 3.66 3.65 2.78 4.42 1.92 2.06
India 1206.68 1235.98 -26.62 -27.49 7.20 9.50 1.89 1.88 2.78 2.91 2.82 2.88
Indonesia 511.49 539.38 0.13 10.58 9.70 0.95 0.95 0.94 0.98 0.75 0.89
Korea 931.41 832.51 -5.78 42.67 3.65 5.00 1.33 1.33 0.99 1.57 0.66 0.67
Mexico 1089.95 874.90 -15.89 -5.24 3.70 5.50 1.43 1.43 1.18 1.68 0.59 0.70
Saudi Arabia 475.73 369.97 132.50 20.48 13.00 11.80 3.16 3.16 2.78 2.77 3.36 3.18
South Africa 276.77 287.22 -20.50 -13.76 24.20 24.30 0.85 0.85 0.85 0.76 0.29 0.28
Turkey 730.32 615.33 -41.29 -13.85 9.70 14.10 0.55 0.55 0.53 1.08 0.64 0.59
G20 Total 53641.31 50882.82 -256.29 -49.85 64.80 64.69 63.22 63.31 59.12 54.78
G20 % of World 87.62 87.82 64.80 64.69 63.22 63.31 59.12 54.78
Global Total 61220.96 57937.46
* Cells shaded in grey are not official country numbers; they are estimates from IMF experts
Key concepts
GDP: Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is the market value of all final goods and services made within the borders of a country in a year
Current Account: Current account is the combined balances on trade in goods and services, income and net unilateral current transfers
IMF: International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 186 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world. The IMF's affairs are governed by the member countries whom have voting rights.
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) is a World Bank institution aims to reduce poverty in middle-income and credit-worthy poorer countries by promoting sustainable development through loans, guarantees, risk management products and analytical and advisory services. The distribution of these financial products, knowledge and technical services are governed by the member countries whom each have voting rights.
IDA - International Development Association (IDA) is a World Bank institution serving the world's poorest countries by providing interest-free credits and grants for programs that boost economic growth, reduce inequalities and improve people's living conditions. These credits and grants are governed by the member countries whom each have voting rights.
Key Sources
International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database, April 2010
CIA World Factbook
The World Bank: World Development Indicators database, 1 July 2009
IMF Members' Quotas and Voting Power, and IMF Board of Governors
World Bank voting powers
Eurostat

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