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Real gross domestic product per capita and per hour, in U.S. dollars

Real gross domestic product per capita, in U.S. dollars
YearUnited StatesAustraliaAustriaBelgiumCanadaCzech RepublicDenmarkFinlandFranceGermany

1970

23,58520,73217,09617,99820,286NA21,828NA17,61217,422

1971

24,07120,57117,89018,62520,507NA22,367NA18,37617,777

1972

25,08020,67518,89019,53121,375NA23,168NA19,04118,430

1973

26,28121,30519,70420,62022,585NA23,894NA20,13819,216

1974

25,89821,31320,44621,39623,094NA23,589NA20,94619,363

1975

25,59021,50920,42621,01723,175NA23,23418,22020,61519,265

1976

26,70722,09021,39922,14924,061NA24,58818,22821,43320,316

1977

27,65622,22622,46222,22724,603NA24,99318,22022,09921,041

1978

28,89122,46922,44722,81325,323NA25,48318,69822,86121,700

1979

29,46723,08523,71323,27926,027NA26,42319,97923,54722,589

1980

29,04123,49524,13624,25726,250NA26,29220,99023,81022,830

1981

29,48824,09624,03924,18926,836NA26,07321,17023,90922,907

1982

28,63823,70024,49024,33925,761NA27,05921,69324,34122,833

1983

29,66223,29525,25424,41826,200NA27,79922,21724,51123,273

1984

31,51924,43625,27125,02027,463NA28,97322,78524,75824,027

1985

32,53125,44825,87925,42628,514NA30,12923,44025,03324,648

1986

33,35325,67626,46225,88028,916NA31,58023,98125,47025,194

1987

34,11426,52926,80126,45429,751NA31,62324,74725,94125,543

1988

35,19627,22827,53127,61530,828NA31,56325,96426,99926,329

1989

36,11127,96528,47228,47031,073NA31,73127,18427,96627,085

1990

36,37827,96729,48429,27630,668NA32,18827,20128,54627,971

1991

35,81227,37330,19629,70229,655NA32,56825,42928,70030,761

1992

36,53727,75030,49130,03629,563NA33,05324,40628,98331,112

1993

37,09428,59330,40029,63029,923NA32,90724,09128,66830,579

1994

38,13929,63031,01030,49131,019NA34,61724,86429,20631,241

1995

38,64030,26431,78931,12231,56217,10735,50925,75029,69931,672

1996

39,62331,06732,52931,50531,74017,91036,29326,58229,91331,831

1997

40,89732,02533,24332,60332,75417,77737,29528,14830,46132,322

1998

42,18333,26134,46333,16033,81417,75037,96929,48631,37632,933

1999

43,71634,25535,61434,25535,39618,07038,81430,56732,24633,526

2000

45,02634,91036,83135,42736,90318,84540,04932,12833,20734,508

2001

45,04635,30337,00535,59037,15719,52140,19032,78733,57434,966

2002

45,41836,25637,44635,91337,83619,98640,23933,30733,64334,909

2003

46,13736,96337,60336,05338,19920,73740,28933,89733,70934,762

2004

47,30738,01738,33437,06839,02021,70941,11135,19234,31635,174

2005

48,31238,67738,98837,51339,81823,11341,99636,09534,68335,431

2006

49,13039,16940,21038,27940,52624,65843,27637,54335,29536,785

2007

49,57140,35741,53439,10840,97325,93043,77439,37835,88238,036

2008

48,95140,64441,93539,17740,77326,46043,17739,31035,65638,515

2009

47,04140,44740,20937,77539,16125,06940,44135,78234,35136,649

2010

47,77240,91041,01938,26939,95125,69240,78236,80234,73438,057

2011

48,28241,34042,06638,76740,48926,16940,93037,63635,13339,186

Note: GDP is converted to U.S. dollars using 2011 purchasing power parities (PPPs). PPPs are currency conversion rates that indicate the amount of money needed to purchase equivalent baskets of goods in different countries.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, International Labor Comparisons

Real gross domestic product per capita, in U.S. dollars (continued)
YearIrelandItalyJapanKorea, Republic ofNetherlandsNorwaySingaporeSpainSwedenUnited Kingdom

1970

12,45715,99114,4712,67120,83423,0138,38714,42920,41115,308

1971

12,88616,20614,9092,89221,46624,1469,22614,90120,46315,582

1972

13,56416,70915,9413,02421,99825,22410,28015,92320,87016,135

1973

14,10117,77916,9833,41023,00926,16911,21016,97421,65817,298

1974

14,23118,63416,5493,66623,61627,00111,73917,76822,28517,100

1975

14,18818,13616,8483,87023,41428,20112,10517,70322,76517,016

1976

14,43219,33217,3304,32124,25729,69512,82718,07622,92417,456

1977

15,13419,74317,9184,75724,71930,79413,59518,33322,47617,886

1978

16,00120,31018,6925,16825,23531,85914,59718,35822,80418,477

1979

16,43321,45819,5515,51725,56933,13515,76818,23123,62818,981

1980

16,73522,14819,9435,32925,70334,51617,13418,37023,98418,571

1981

16,95222,30820,6255,63525,32534,93018,08118,24123,90618,328

1982

17,04022,38421,1726,00824,89734,84518,54718,37024,17718,762

1983

16,79922,63821,6726,64225,31336,07319,87718,60724,60319,472

1984

17,23223,36322,4927,20725,98938,09121,22618,86225,62920,013

1985

17,52524,00923,7687,67026,54040,01121,05919,22926,14920,733

1986

17,59024,69524,3128,52327,13141,47821,35019,79426,83321,576

1987

18,22825,48025,1889,47527,47242,01923,29720,84127,66822,640

1988

18,86626,53626,87310,47628,23341,72225,22921,85428,27823,854

1989

20,02127,41528,20811,07429,31041,96427,00522,86528,86924,405

1990

21,55127,95429,67911,98530,33042,62628,60023,69428,93624,779

1991

21,76728,35530,54913,01930,82043,74129,60024,24128,41924,253

1992

22,37928,56330,68313,62731,11045,02130,74424,38627,91124,399

1993

22,78428,39930,63814,34431,27946,00133,41724,06027,17925,097

1994

24,04129,04530,81915,44632,01548,05035,81024,56728,09626,178

1995

26,21829,88531,34016,65632,84449,80337,26725,18529,05226,935

1996

27,99130,23232,08317,68433,81852,07838,51125,73529,43927,707

1997

30,72330,70632,51818,52935,08254,58940,40826,66030,24828,703

1998

32,77431,07531,78917,34536,23655,72138,21127,75431,49029,630

1999

35,63231,43231,66919,07037,67956,46240,25628,92232,91830,459

2000

38,42932,66132,32220,57538,88657,92243,14230,12834,35631,640

2001

39,63833,25732,34621,23539,33658,77641,50930,88334,69432,428

2002

41,23833,30532,38222,62739,11259,33842,86031,26435,43933,102

2003

42,27332,97932,87623,14639,05959,57245,49031,70036,12334,230

2004

43,40633,25533,62124,12439,80361,56649,03832,20737,49035,055

2005

44,72033,35134,05625,02740,51562,73151,42932,81838,53535,792

2006

45,98133,90034,63426,19641,81663,75454,21233,63639,96736,511

2007

47,25034,26135,39227,40643,36064,77256,60634,18241,00337,588

2008

45,10533,61235,04027,83443,97163,99254,58633,94140,42036,975

2009

41,66131,54333,14427,79142,14362,13752,44532,43238,05735,279

2010

41,37132,05034,51929,41142,61061,78259,13132,30940,07135,689

2011

41,53732,10034,29430,25442,82461,86960,74232,50141,31635,688

Note: GDP is converted to U.S. dollars using 2011 purchasing power parities (PPPs). PPPs are currency conversion rates that indicate the amount of money needed to purchase equivalent baskets of goods in different countries.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, International Labor Comparisons.



Real gross domestic product per hour worked, in U.S. dollars
YearUnited StatesAustraliaAustriaBelgiumCanadaCzech RepublicDenmarkFinlandFranceGermany

1970

30.90NANA24.8427.41NA23.25NA21.5420.21

1971

32.08NANA25.7128.12NA24.38NA22.5921.09

1972

32.88NANA27.5128.94NA25.68NA24.0922.14

1973

33.70NANA29.3129.53NA26.98NA25.5223.27

1974

33.40NANA30.5329.59NA27.15NA26.9124.21

1975

34.31NANA30.6829.84NA28.2919.4627.1925.12

1976

35.13NANA32.5131.26NA29.3619.7427.7526.29

1977

35.50NANA33.2831.90NA30.4420.2429.0727.38

1978

35.7928.86NA34.4932.08NA31.2620.9630.5528.22

1979

35.9429.16NA35.2431.97NA32.3422.2631.4529.03

1980

35.9429.61NA37.2432.18NA32.0323.0431.9929.27

1981

36.7830.07NA38.3532.36NA32.8122.9832.7129.76

1982

36.6130.92NA39.4232.84NA33.7223.6034.8630.07

1983

37.5931.55NA39.9333.54NA34.7024.4635.7031.06

1984

38.3532.10NA40.3434.54NA35.7425.1936.5831.88

1985

39.0533.00NA40.6734.91NA36.6525.9838.0532.61

1986

39.9332.33NA41.6434.75NA37.5027.0738.8233.11

1987

40.1232.90NA42.6735.00NA38.2727.7739.1133.56

1988

40.5633.27NA44.1635.29NA38.9628.8040.3134.42

1989

40.8833.35NA45.2435.53NA39.8030.0441.6635.62

1990

41.5733.59NA45.7735.70NA41.0330.9142.4836.88

1991

42.0734.03NA47.5136.05NA41.9531.1743.1140.95

1992

43.4734.84NA49.0036.76NA42.7232.2743.9841.98

1993

43.6836.33NA50.2336.90NA43.3433.9944.5742.57

1994

44.0836.68NA52.0737.55NA46.1435.3445.6543.72

1995

44.1036.5339.8851.5638.1418.5947.0636.0846.8544.76

1996

45.1938.1739.9553.0338.0619.3848.1236.8647.0245.67

1997

45.8638.7940.3954.1739.2319.3048.4337.9547.9946.72

1998

46.8539.8241.9953.9039.9519.3948.2639.3649.1747.24

1999

48.1740.9242.7254.9441.1219.9948.7339.8249.9747.66

2000

49.5041.1143.8657.1442.4020.9549.7141.4251.7448.97

2001

50.6642.8844.2555.6742.9022.5849.4542.2352.2450.18

2002

52.2543.5545.1056.4043.6122.9449.9042.7753.8050.89

2003

53.8643.7545.4257.0943.7724.1350.7643.7954.3351.33

2004

55.1145.1846.1759.3243.9625.1952.1345.3054.5951.76

2005

55.9444.7547.1958.9145.0026.3452.8646.1955.4352.38

2006

56.4045.5448.7659.7945.5428.1153.3147.5557.0454.29

2007

57.0846.9749.8260.7845.5429.3553.2349.0957.0855.20

2008

57.5145.4650.0359.9845.3529.4651.9248.5156.4955.13

2009

59.0046.7749.7959.0745.6229.0050.9045.9856.1753.76

2010

60.4146.7950.8359.8646.2029.7952.7247.4256.9354.50

2011

60.5946.8451.4560.1746.6130.5553.2048.0857.7055.26

Note: GDP is converted to U.S. dollars using 2011 purchasing power parities (PPPs). PPPs are currency conversion rates that indicate the amount of money needed to purchase equivalent baskets of goods in different countries.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, International Labor Comparisons



Real gross domestic product per hour worked, in U.S. dollars (continued)
YearIrelandItalyJapanKorea, Republic ofNetherlandsNorwaySingaporeSpainSwedenUnited Kingdom

1970

NANA13.62NA27.5729.63NANANANA

1971

NANA14.18NA28.9831.40NANANA19.38

1972

NANA15.17NA30.1733.28NANANA19.84

1973

NANA15.78NA32.0234.81NANANA20.88

1974

NANA16.03NA33.8936.10NANANA20.76

1975

NANA16.85NA34.9437.66NANANA21.10

1976

NANA17.09NA36.5039.7812.77NANA21.85

1977

NANA17.29NA37.5441.2013.1225.19NA22.24

1978

NANA17.74NA38.7843.0113.3526.52NA22.83

1979

NANA18.30NA39.2744.8813.7327.90NA23.27

1980

NA31.4618.555.2839.3145.8014.2929.1630.4223.29

1981

NA31.6519.265.5739.2046.2015.4230.2930.4824.11

1982

NA31.5219.805.6439.6646.5816.1930.9430.6125.20

1983

25.8031.8020.146.3341.2448.6617.1032.1730.9126.44

1984

27.3633.0120.847.0242.3851.3118.5034.2131.9226.55

1985

27.9333.6822.227.2843.1352.8019.3135.7432.2027.20

1986

27.7634.2522.768.0643.7453.3319.6736.0732.9628.28

1987

28.8734.9023.548.3544.2754.1720.7037.4133.6129.08

1988

29.6235.9124.918.9745.0854.2821.8237.8833.6129.60

1989

31.2137.1926.199.4245.9956.5322.4938.1234.0729.53

1990

32.3737.5727.5610.1346.6858.4422.5038.1134.1830.15

1991

33.5837.5928.5510.8647.2160.9524.1138.8234.6130.86

1992

35.5038.0929.0811.4647.1462.8224.9639.8235.3832.01

1993

36.2538.9429.8511.9947.8864.2627.4940.7936.1733.38

1994

37.2340.6330.2212.7148.7066.6829.2142.0437.1434.42

1995

39.2541.8430.6713.4448.7568.8430.2442.1937.8635.04

1996

40.6241.7831.4214.1649.1671.1730.6442.6138.4435.81

1997

43.8442.5532.1914.9850.0473.1231.3242.7239.9136.57

1998

45.5142.2832.3115.4151.0773.2230.2942.6440.9337.55

1999

47.7742.4033.0116.6752.2374.1231.9742.6941.7338.40

2000

50.1543.5733.7117.3353.1777.0633.5042.7143.1739.93

2001

51.1443.9534.4317.7453.5279.7532.8442.7543.4340.69

2002

53.7843.7035.1918.7253.8781.5034.5542.9145.1441.80

2003

55.8843.0935.7019.5454.6184.0636.4443.2346.8443.23

2004

56.5943.6836.1920.2356.3985.7838.9943.4548.4144.09

2005

57.3044.0536.6221.0257.5186.7439.9843.7049.8644.78

2006

58.1444.2636.8921.9158.5386.0641.1444.0751.3245.70

2007

59.3944.4637.7323.1459.4484.5041.1744.6651.4546.96

2008

59.4544.1737.8924.0959.4981.6838.5145.0150.4946.32

2009

62.5343.1537.3724.3058.0681.7036.7046.2549.3745.81

2010

64.8344.2838.7625.9359.3581.6140.8847.3250.8046.40

2011

66.7444.4339.7027.1459.4981.4741.2748.1351.6146.82

Note: GDP is converted to U.S. dollars using 2011 purchasing power parities (PPPs). PPPs are currency conversion rates that indicate the amount of money needed to purchase equivalent baskets of goods in different countries.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, International Labor Comparisons.

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