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Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Iran

GDP of Iran, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 GDP of Iran in current prices rose by 387.6 billion US dollars (in 36.3 times) to 398.6 billion US dollars; change occurred by 19.5 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 50.6 million, as well as by 368.1 billion US dollars by increasing of GDP per capita by 4 653.0 US dollars. The average annual growth of GDP of Iran was 8.6 billion US dollars or 8.3%. The average annual growth of GDP of Iran in constant prices was 2.4%. Share in the world grew by 0.21%. Share in Asia reduced by 0.66%. Minimal GDP was in 1970 (11.0 billion US dollars). Maximal GDP was in 2011 (592.0 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 GDP per capita in Iran increased by 4 653.0 US dollars (in 13.1 times) to 5 038.0 US dollars. The average annual growth of GDP per capita in current prices was 103.4 US dollars or 5.9%.

Change of GDP of Iran described by linear regression model: y=9.3x-18 403.1, where y - estimated value of GDP of Iran, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.814. Determination rate = 0.663.

GDP of Iran, 1970

GDP of Iran in 1970 was 11.0 billion US dollars, ranked 34th in the world and was on par with GDP of Finland (11.4 bln. US dollars), GDP of Indonesia (10.4 bln. US dollars). Share of Iran in the world GDP was 0.32%.

GDP per capita in Iran in 1970 was equal to 385.0 US dollars, ranked 104th in the world and was on par with GDP per capita in Guinea-Bissau (395.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Kiribati (395.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Mozambique (391.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Zimbabwe (388.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Northen Korea (384.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Oman (371.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Zambia (369.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Brazil (367.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Maldives (363.0 US dollars). GDP per capita in Iran was less than GDP per capita in the World (924.0 US dollars) by 539.0 US dollars.

Comparison of GDP in Iran and the neighbors in 1970. GDP of Iran was greater than GDP of Iraq (2.4 billion US dollars), GDP of Afghanistan (1.7 billion US dollars), but was less than GDP of Pakistan (13.1 billion US dollars). GDP per capita in Iran was greater than GDP per capita in Iraq (238.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Pakistan (226.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Afghanistan (157.0 US dollars).

Comparison of GDP in Iran and leaders in 1970. GDP of Iran was less than GDP of the United States (1 075.9 billion US dollars) in 98.0 times, GDP of Germany (215.0 billion US dollars) in 19.6 times, GDP of Japan (211.5 billion US dollars) in 19.3 times, GDP of the United Kingdom (130.7 billion US dollars) in 11.9 times, GDP of China (89.6 billion US dollars) in 8.2 times. GDP per capita in Iran was greater than GDP per capita in China (111.0 US dollars) in 3.5 times, but was less than GDP per capita in the United States (5 136.0 US dollars) in 13.3 times, GDP per capita in Germany (2 744.0 US dollars) in 7.1 times, GDP per capita in the United Kingdom (2 350.0 US dollars) in 6.1 times, GDP per capita in Japan (2 040.0 US dollars) in 5.3 times.

Potential GDP of Iran in 1970. With GDP per capita at the level of the United States (5 136.0 US dollars), GDP of Iran would be 146.4 billion US dollars, it is in 13.3 times more than the actual level. With GDP per capita at the level of the World (924.0 US dollars), GDP of Iran would be 26.3 billion US dollars, it is in 2.4 times more than the actual level.

GDP of Iran, 2015

GDP of Iran in 2015 was 398.6 billion US dollars, ranked 26th in the world and was on par with GDP of Thailand (395.2 bln. US dollars), GDP of Norway (386.6 bln. US dollars), GDP of Austria (377.0 bln. US dollars). Share of Iran in the world GDP was 0.54%.

GDP per capita in Iran in 2015 was equal to 5 038.0 US dollars, ranked 113rd in the world and was on par with GDP per capita in Serbia (5 239.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Jamaica (5 106.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Jordan (4 940.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Fiji (4 922.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Belize (4 906.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Macedonia (4 836.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Angola (4 740.0 US dollars). GDP per capita in Iran was less than GDP per capita in the World (10 098.0 US dollars) by 5 060.0 US dollars.

Comparison of GDP in Iran and the neighbors in 2015. GDP of Iran was greater than GDP of Pakistan (266.5 billion US dollars), GDP of Iraq (164.2 billion US dollars), GDP of Azerbaijan (53.0 billion US dollars), GDP of Turkmenistan (37.6 billion US dollars), GDP of Afghanistan (20.4 billion US dollars). GDP per capita in Iran was greater than GDP per capita in Iraq (4 509.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Pakistan (1 410.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Afghanistan (627.0 US dollars), but was less than GDP per capita in Turkmenistan (6 997.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Azerbaijan (5 439.0 US dollars).

Comparison of GDP in Iran and leaders in 2015. GDP of Iran was less than GDP of the United States (18 036.6 billion US dollars) in 45.3 times, GDP of China (11 158.5 billion US dollars) in 28.0 times, GDP of Japan (4 383.1 billion US dollars) in 11.0 times, GDP of Germany (3 363.6 billion US dollars) in 8.4 times, GDP of the United Kingdom (2 858.0 billion US dollars) in 7.2 times. GDP per capita in Iran was less than GDP per capita in the United States (56 054.0 US dollars) in 11.1 times, GDP per capita in the United Kingdom (44 162.0 US dollars) in 8.8 times, GDP per capita in Germany (41 686.0 US dollars) in 8.3 times, GDP per capita in Japan (34 629.0 US dollars) in 6.9 times, GDP per capita in China (8 109.0 US dollars) by 61%.

Potential GDP of Iran in 2015. With GDP per capita at the level of the United States (56 054.0 US dollars), GDP of Iran would be 4 434.5 billion US dollars, it is in 11.1 times more than the actual level. With GDP per capita at the level of the World (10 098.0 US dollars), GDP of Iran would be 798.9 billion US dollars, it is in 2.0 times more than the actual level. With GDP per capita at the level of Turkmenistan (6 997.0 US dollars), as the best neighbor, GDP of Iran would be 553.5 billion US dollars, it is by 38.9% more than the actual level. With GDP per capita at the level of Asia (6 036.0 US dollars), GDP of Iran would be 477.5 billion US dollars, it is by 19.8% more than the actual level.

Size of GDP in Iran

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Iran, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices11.095.696.4109.6467.8398.6
constant prices197011.011.213.919.131.731.6
200596.698.5122.6168.2279.1277.8
Picture. Iran: GDP Picture. GDP: share of Iran in the world

GDP in Iran and its neighbors, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
Iran11.095.696.4109.6467.8398.6
Pakistan13.131.051.776.9174.5266.5
Iraq2.412.617.116.9117.1164.2
Azerbaijan6.55.352.953.0
Turkmenistan3.14.922.637.6
Afghanistan1.73.63.63.516.120.4

GDP in Iran 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
Iran11.095.696.4109.6467.8398.6

Growth of GDP in Iran

Picture. Iran: GDP, growth Picture. Iran: GDP, growth

GDP per capita in Iran

Picture. Iran: GDP per capita Picture. Iran: GDP per capita

GDP per capita in Iran and its neighbors, $
Country197019801990200020102015
Turkmenistan839.01 096.04 479.06 997.0
Azerbaijan905.0650.05 814.05 439.0
Iran385.02 473.01 716.01 664.06 300.05 038.0
Iraq238.0920.0977.0717.03 795.04 509.0
Pakistan226.0397.0480.0556.01 026.01 410.0
Afghanistan157.0276.0300.0179.0575.0627.0

GDP per capita in Iran 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
Japan2 040.09 487.025 685.038 878.044 770.034 629.0
China111.0312.0345.0957.04 524.08 109.0
Iran385.02 473.01 716.01 664.06 300.05 038.0

Structure of GDP in Iran

Structure of GDP by expenditures, %
Yearconsumption expenditurecapital formationnet export
totalhousehold expendituregovernment expendituretotalfixed capital formation
197075.157.717.440.636.8-2.7
198078.757.721.047.936.9-15.0
199078.767.910.833.027.0-10.5
200062.749.712.935.131.31.7
201056.745.111.737.127.85.1
201564.051.812.229.625.13.6
Picture. Iran: structure of GDP by expenditures, 2015, %