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Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in France

GDP of France, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 GDP of France in current prices increased by 2 270.0 billion US dollars (in 16.2 times) to 2 418.9 billion US dollars; change occurred by 41.8 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 14.6 million, as well as by 2 228.2 billion US dollars by increasing of GDP per capita by 33 442.0 US dollars. The average annual growth of GDP of France was 50.4 billion US dollars or 6.4%. The average annual growth of GDP of France in constant prices was 2.2%. Share in the world reduced by 1.1%. Share in Europe grew by 2.0%. Minimal GDP was in 1970 (148.9 billion US dollars). Maximal GDP was in 2008 (2 923.6 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 GDP per capita in France grew by 33 442.0 US dollars (in 12.7 times) to 36 304.0 US dollars. The average annual growth of GDP per capita in current prices was 743.2 US dollars or 5.8%.

Change of GDP of France described by linear regression model: y=63.2x-124 630.6, where y - estimated value of GDP of France, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.967. Determination rate = 0.934.

GDP of France, 1970-2008 (increase)

During 1970-2008 GDP of France in current prices rose by 2 774.6 billion US dollars (in 19.6 times) to 2 923.6 billion US dollars; change occurred by 35.4 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 12.4 million, as well as by 2 739.3 billion US dollars by increasing of GDP per capita by 42 539.0 US dollars. The average annual growth of GDP of France was 73.0 billion US dollars or 8.1%. The average annual growth of GDP of France in constant prices was 2.5%. Share in the world rose by 0.22%. Share in Europe rose by 2.4%.

During 1970-2008 GDP per capita in France rose by 42 539.0 US dollars (in 15.9 times) to 45 401.0 US dollars. The average annual growth of GDP per capita in current prices was 1 119.4 US dollars or 7.5%.

GDP of France, 2008-2015 (decrease)

During 2008-2015 GDP of France in current prices declined by 504.6 billion US dollars (by 17.3%) to 2 418.9 billion US dollars; change occurred by 101.5 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 2.2 million, as well as by -606.1 billion US dollars by decreasing of GDP per capita by 9 097.0 US dollars. The average annual growth of GDP of France was -72.1 billion US dollars or -2.7%. The average annual growth of GDP of France in constant prices was 0.53%. Share in the world fell by 1.3%. Share in Europe dropped by 0.43%.

During 2008-2015 GDP per capita in France rose by 9 097.0 US dollars (by 20%) to 36 304.0 US dollars. The average annual growth of GDP per capita in current prices was -1 299.6 US dollars or -3.1%.

GDP of France, 1970

GDP of France in 1970 was 148.9 billion US dollars, ranked 5th in the world. Share of France in the world GDP was 4.4%.

GDP per capita in France in 1970 was equal to 2 862.0 US dollars, ranked 21st in the world and was on par with GDP per capita in Aruba (2 990.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in the Netherlands (2 906.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Belgium (2 778.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Germany (2 744.0 US dollars). GDP per capita in France was greater than GDP per capita in the World (924.0 US dollars) by 1 938.0 US dollars.

Comparison of GDP in France and the neighbors in 1970. GDP of France was greater than GDP of the United Kingdom (130.7 billion US dollars), GDP of Italy (113.0 billion US dollars), GDP of Spain (40.9 billion US dollars), GDP of Belgium (26.8 billion US dollars), GDP of Switzerland (24.2 billion US dollars), but was less than GDP of Germany (215.0 billion US dollars). GDP per capita in France was greater than GDP per capita in Belgium (2 778.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Germany (2 744.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in the United Kingdom (2 350.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Italy (2 112.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Spain (1 205.0 US dollars), but was less than GDP per capita in Switzerland (3 925.0 US dollars).

Comparison of GDP in France and leaders in 1970. GDP of France was greater than GDP of the United Kingdom (130.7 billion US dollars) by 14%, GDP of China (89.6 billion US dollars) by 66.1%, but was less than GDP of the United States (1 075.9 billion US dollars) in 7.2 times, GDP of Germany (215.0 billion US dollars) by 44.4%, GDP of Japan (211.5 billion US dollars) by 42%. GDP per capita in France was greater than GDP per capita in Germany (2 744.0 US dollars) by 4.3%, GDP per capita in the United Kingdom (2 350.0 US dollars) by 21.8%, GDP per capita in Japan (2 040.0 US dollars) by 40.3%, GDP per capita in China (111.0 US dollars) in 25.8 times, but was less than GDP per capita in the United States (5 136.0 US dollars) by 79.5%.

Potential GDP of France in 1970. With GDP per capita at the level of the United States (5 136.0 US dollars), GDP of France would be 267.3 billion US dollars, it is by 79.5% more than the actual level. With GDP per capita at the level of Switzerland (3 925.0 US dollars), as the best neighbor, GDP of France would be 204.3 billion US dollars, it is by 37.1% more than the actual level.

GDP of France, 2008

GDP of France in 2008 was worth 2 923.6 billion US dollars, ranked 5th in the world and was on par with GDP of the United Kingdom (2 875.6 bln. US dollars). Share of France in the world GDP was 4.6%.

GDP per capita in France in 2008 was equal to 45 401.0 US dollars, ranked 26th in the world and was on par with GDP per capita in the United States (48 341.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Belgium (48 116.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Andorra (46 807.9 US dollars), GDP per capita in the United Kingdom (46 615.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Germany (46 519.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Canada (46 431.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in United Arab Emirates (45 720.0 US dollars). GDP per capita in France was greater than GDP per capita in the World (9 397.0 US dollars) by 36 004.0 US dollars.

Comparison of GDP in France and the neighbors in 2008. GDP of France was greater than GDP of the United Kingdom (2 875.6 billion US dollars), GDP of Italy (2 390.8 billion US dollars), GDP of Spain (1 635.0 billion US dollars), GDP of Switzerland (551.6 billion US dollars), GDP of Belgium (518.6 billion US dollars), but was less than GDP of Germany (3 752.5 billion US dollars). GDP per capita in France was greater than GDP per capita in Italy (40 304.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Spain (35 687.0 US dollars), but was less than GDP per capita in Switzerland (72 131.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Belgium (48 116.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in the United Kingdom (46 615.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Germany (46 519.0 US dollars).

Comparison of GDP in France and leaders in 2008. GDP of France was greater than GDP of the United Kingdom (2 875.6 billion US dollars) by 1.7%, but was less than GDP of the United States (14 718.6 billion US dollars) in 5.0 times, GDP of Japan (5 037.9 billion US dollars) by 72.3%, GDP of China (4 604.3 billion US dollars) by 57.5%, GDP of Germany (3 752.5 billion US dollars) by 28.4%. GDP per capita in France was greater than GDP per capita in Japan (39 570.0 US dollars) by 14.7%, GDP per capita in China (3 471.0 US dollars) in 13.1 times, but was less than GDP per capita in the United States (48 341.0 US dollars) by 6.5%, GDP per capita in the United Kingdom (46 615.0 US dollars) by 2.7%, GDP per capita in Germany (46 519.0 US dollars) by 2.5%.

Potential GDP of France in 2008. With GDP per capita at the level of Switzerland (72 131.0 US dollars), as the best neighbor, GDP of France would be 4 644.8 billion US dollars, it is by 58.9% more than the actual level. With GDP per capita at the level of Western Europe (48 585.0 US dollars), GDP of France would be 3 128.6 billion US dollars, it is by 7% more than the actual level. With GDP per capita at the level of the United States (48 341.0 US dollars), GDP of France would be 3 112.9 billion US dollars, it is by 6.5% more than the actual level.

GDP of France, 2015

GDP of France in 2015 was worth 2 418.9 billion US dollars, ranked 6th in the world. Share of France in the world GDP was 3.3%.

GDP per capita in France in 2015 was worth 36 304.0 US dollars, ranked 31st in the world and was on par with GDP per capita in New Zealand (38 294.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Israel (37 129.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Greenland (36 977.3 US dollars), GDP per capita in Japan (34 629.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in New Caledonia (33 966.1 US dollars). GDP per capita in France was greater than GDP per capita in the World (10 098.0 US dollars) by 26 206.0 US dollars.

Comparison of GDP in France and the neighbors in 2015. GDP of France was greater than GDP of Italy (1 821.6 billion US dollars), GDP of Spain (1 193.0 billion US dollars), GDP of Switzerland (670.8 billion US dollars), GDP of Belgium (455.1 billion US dollars), but was less than GDP of Germany (3 363.6 billion US dollars), GDP of the United Kingdom (2 858.0 billion US dollars). GDP per capita in France was greater than GDP per capita in Italy (30 462.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Spain (25 865.0 US dollars), but was less than GDP per capita in Switzerland (80 831.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in the United Kingdom (44 162.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Germany (41 686.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Belgium (40 278.0 US dollars).

Comparison of GDP in France and leaders in 2015. GDP of France was less than GDP of the United States (18 036.6 billion US dollars) in 7.5 times, GDP of China (11 158.5 billion US dollars) in 4.6 times, GDP of Japan (4 383.1 billion US dollars) by 81.2%, GDP of Germany (3 363.6 billion US dollars) by 39.1%, GDP of the United Kingdom (2 858.0 billion US dollars) by 18.2%. GDP per capita in France was greater than GDP per capita in Japan (34 629.0 US dollars) by 4.8%, GDP per capita in China (8 109.0 US dollars) in 4.5 times, but was less than GDP per capita in the United States (56 054.0 US dollars) by 54.4%, GDP per capita in the United Kingdom (44 162.0 US dollars) by 21.6%, GDP per capita in Germany (41 686.0 US dollars) by 14.8%.

Potential GDP of France in 2015. With GDP per capita at the level of Switzerland (80 831.0 US dollars), as the best neighbor, GDP of France would be 5 385.8 billion US dollars, it is in 2.2 times more than the actual level. With GDP per capita at the level of the United States (56 054.0 US dollars), GDP of France would be 3 734.9 billion US dollars, it is by 54.4% more than the actual level. With GDP per capita at the level of Western Europe (41 989.0 US dollars), GDP of France would be 2 797.7 billion US dollars, it is by 15.7% more than the actual level.

Size of GDP in France

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in France, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices148.9703.51 275.31 368.42 646.82 418.9
constant prices1970148.9212.6271.7334.3377.1395.3
2005904.41 290.91 650.02 030.02 289.82 400.4
Picture. France: GDP Picture. GDP: share of France in the world

GDP in France and its neighbors, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
Germany215.0946.71 764.91 950.03 417.13 363.6
United Kingdom130.7565.01 093.21 635.42 429.72 858.0
France148.9703.51 275.31 368.42 646.82 418.9
Italy113.0475.71 177.41 141.82 125.11 821.6
Spain40.9232.1535.1595.41 431.61 193.0
Switzerland24.2118.7257.4271.7581.2670.8
Belgium26.8127.5206.4237.9483.5455.1

GDP in France and leaders, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States1 075.92 862.55 979.610 284.814 964.418 036.6
China89.6305.3398.61 214.96 066.411 158.5
Japan211.51 099.73 140.04 887.55 700.14 383.1
Germany215.0946.71 764.91 950.03 417.13 363.6
United Kingdom130.7565.01 093.21 635.42 429.72 858.0
France148.9703.51 275.31 368.42 646.82 418.9

Growth of GDP in France

Picture. France: GDP, growth Picture. France: GDP, growth

GDP per capita in France

Picture. France: GDP per capita Picture. France: GDP per capita

GDP per capita in France and its neighbors, $
Country197019801990200020102015
Switzerland3 925.018 832.038 572.037 911.074 223.080 831.0
United Kingdom2 350.010 049.019 142.027 781.038 741.044 162.0
Germany2 744.012 113.022 353.023 810.042 483.041 686.0
Belgium2 778.012 938.020 688.023 169.044 241.040 278.0
France2 862.012 713.021 795.022 340.040 667.036 304.0
Italy2 112.08 443.020 653.019 979.035 663.030 462.0
Spain1 205.06 156.013 653.014 611.030 720.025 865.0

GDP per capita in France and leaders, $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States5 136.012 468.023 649.036 355.048 291.056 054.0
United Kingdom2 350.010 049.019 142.027 781.038 741.044 162.0
Germany2 744.012 113.022 353.023 810.042 483.041 686.0
France2 862.012 713.021 795.022 340.040 667.036 304.0
Japan2 040.09 487.025 685.038 878.044 770.034 629.0
China111.0312.0345.0957.04 524.08 109.0

Structure of GDP in France

Structure of GDP by expenditures, %
Yearconsumption expenditurecapital formationnet export
totalhousehold expendituregovernment expendituretotalfixed capital formation
197071.454.616.928.125.70.46
198075.955.020.925.724.4-1.5
199076.555.621.024.323.3-0.80
200076.554.422.122.421.51.1
201080.056.123.821.922.1-1.9
201579.055.123.922.421.5-1.4

© Ivan Kushnir

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