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The world’s $80 trillion economy – in one chart

When you see it to scale, the US shows its economic power

World’s top 10 economies together combine for 2/3rd of global GDP The US still has the largest GDP at $19.4 trillion, making up 24.4% of the world economy The next two largest economies are Japan ($4.9 trillion) and Germany ($4.6 trillion)

By: The World Economic Forum

The latest estimate from the World Bank puts global GDP at roughly $80 trillion in nominal terms for 2017.

Today’s chart from HowMuch.net uses this data to show all major economies in a visualization called a Voronoi diagram – let’s dive into the stats to learn more.

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The world's top 10 economies

Here are the world’s top 10 economies, which together combine for a whopping two-thirds of global GDP.

In nominal terms, the US still has the largest GDP at $19.4 trillion, making up 24.4% of the world economy.

While China’s economy is far behind in nominal terms at $12.2 trillion, you may recall that the Chinese economy has been the world’s largest when adjusted for purchasing power parity (PPP) since 2016.

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The next two largest economies are Japan ($4.9 trillion) and Germany ($4.6 trillion) – and when added to the U.S. and China, the top four economies combined account for over 50% of the world economy.