NATO countries Compared by Economy > GDP > Purchasing power parity

DEFINITION: This entry gives the gross domestic product (GDP) or value of all final goods and services produced within a nation in a given year. A nation's GDP at purchasing power parity (PPP) exchange rates is the sum value of all goods and services produced in the country valued at prices prevailing in the United States. This is the measure most economists prefer when looking at per-capita welfare and when comparing living conditions or use of resources across countries. The measure is difficult to compute, as a US dollar value has to be assigned to all goods and services in the country regardless of whether these goods and services have a direct equivalent in the United States (for example, the value of an ox-cart or non-US military equipment); as a result, PPP estimates for some countries are based on a small and sometimes different set of goods and services. In addition, many countries do not formally participate in the World Bank's PPP project that calculates these measures, so the resulting GDP estimates for these countries may lack precision. For many developing countries, PPP-based GDP measures are multiples of the official exchange rate (OER) measure. The difference between the OER- and PPP-denominated GDP values for most of the weathly industrialized countries are generally much smaller.


1 Germany $3.17 trillion 2012
2 United Kingdom $2.31 trillion 2012
3 France $2.24 trillion 2012
4 Italy $1.81 trillion 2012
5 Canada $1.47 trillion 2012
6 Spain $1.39 trillion 2012
7 Turkey $1.11 trillion 2012
8 Poland $792.40 billion 2012
9 Netherlands $695.80 billion 2012
10 Belgium $415.60 billion 2012
11 Czech Republic $283.60 billion 2012
12 Norway $274.10 billion 2012
13 Greece $273.90 billion 2012
14 Romania $271.40 billion 2012
15 Portugal $244.30 billion 2012
16 Denmark $208.30 billion 2012
17 Hungary $193.60 billion 2012
18 Slovakia $130.50 billion 2012
19 Bulgaria $102.70 billion 2012
20 Croatia $77.56 billion 2012
21 Lithuania $64.31 billion 2012
22 Slovenia $57.22 billion 2012
23 Luxembourg $41.86 billion 2012
24 Latvia $36.87 billion 2012
25 Estonia $29.09 billion 2012
26 Albania $25.93 billion 2012
27 Iceland $12.69 billion 2012


NATO countries Compared by Economy > GDP > Purchasing power parity


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