Rankings

Economic growth Change

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Lowest economic growth: 1997-2007

Average annual % change in real GDP 1997-2007

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Zimbabwe
    Result
    -4.6
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Guinea-Bissau
    Result
    -1.2
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Liberia
    Result
    -0.7 a
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Eritrea
    Result
    0.2
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Gabon
    Result
    0.3
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Ivory Coast
    Result
    0.8
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Haiti
    Result
    0.9
  8. Rank
    Country
    Channel Islands
    Result
    0.9 b
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Japan
    Result
    1.0
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Togo
    Result
    1.1
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Uruguay
    Result
    1.2
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Jamaica
    Result
    1.3
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Guyana
    Result
    1.4
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Italy
    Result
    1.5
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Paraguay
    Result
    1.6
  16. Rank
    Country
    North Korea
    Result
    1.6
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Congo-Kinshasa
    Result
    1.7
  18. Rank
    Country
    Germany
    Result
    1.7
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Papua New Guinea
    Result
    1.9
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Brunei
    Result
    2.0
  21. Rank
    Country
    Denmark
    Result
    2.0
  22. Rank
    Country
    El Salvador
    Result
    2.0
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Portugal
    Result
    2.1
  24. Rank
    Country
    Fiji
    Result
    2.1
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Barbados
    Result
    2.2
  26. Rank
    Country
    Burundi
    Result
    2.2
  27. Rank
    Country
    Oman
    Result
    2.2
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Euro area
    Result
    2.4
  29. Rank
    Country
    France
    Result
    2.4
  30. Rank
    Country
    Switzerland
    Result
    2.4

Index key & notes

Notes

Sources: IMF WEO; World Bank WDI; EIU

a 2000-07

b 1998-2007