Rankings

Economic growth Change

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Highest economic growth: 1998-2008

Average annual % increase in real GDP 1998-2008

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Equatorial Guinea
    Result
    22.8
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Timor-Leste
    Result
    17.7 a
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Azerbaijan
    Result
    15.2
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Qatar
    Result
    12.6 a
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Myanmar
    Result
    12.4
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Armenia
    Result
    10.4
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    China
    Result
    10.2
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Cambodia
    Result
    9.7
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Macau
    Result
    9.0
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Angola
    Result
    8.8
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Chad
    Result
    8.7
  12. Rank
    Country
    Kazakhstan
    Result
    8.7
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Tajikistan
    Result
    8.3
  14. Rank
    Country
    Turkmenistan
    Result
    8.3
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Rwanda
    Result
    8.2
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Mozambique
    Result
    8.0
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Ethiopia
    Result
    7.6
  18. Rank
    Country
    Trinidad & Tobago
    Result
    7.6
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Belarus
    Result
    7.5
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Uganda
    Result
    7.2
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Sudan
    Result
    7.1
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Nigeria
    Result
    6.9
  23. Rank
    Country
    Russia
    Result
    6.9
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Laos
    Result
    6.8
  25. Rank
    Country
    Albania
    Result
    6.8
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Isle of Man
    Result
    6.7
  27. Rank
    Country
    Latvia
    Result
    6.7
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Kosovo
    Result
    6.6 a
  29. Rank
    Country
    Vietnam
    Result
    6.6
  30. Rank
    30
    Country
    Georgia
    Result
    6.5

Index key & notes

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Sources: World Bank; IMF; BEA; Bank of Korea; INSEE; Economist Intelligence Unit

a 2000-08