Sunday, November 9, 2008

Comparative Economic Growth Rates, 1960-2004



















































































Table 2.1 Annual Rate of Real Growth in the Gross Domestic Product of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Member States, 1960-2004 (Selected Periods)
PeriodTotalPer-Capita

1960-1973


4.9


3.7


1970-1973


5.1


3.9


1973-1979


3


2


1979-1989


2.8


2


1989-2000


2.6


1.8


1992-2002


2.5


N/A


2001-2004


2.1


N/A


1973-1989


2.9


2


1973-2000


2.7


1.9







Source: OECD, "Real Gross Domestic Product," Historical Statistics: 1960-1997 (OECD, 1999), Table 3.2, p. 50, and "Real GDP Per Capita," Table 3.2, p. 50; "Real Gross Domestic Product," Historical Statistics: 1970-2000 (OECD, 2001), Table 3.1, p. 48, and "Real GDP Per Capita", Table 3.2, p. 48. Figures for 1992-2002 calculated from OECD Health Data 2004, 1st ed., cited in OECD news release, Jun. 3 2004, Table 1, p. 1; data for 2001-2004 from OECD Factbook 2005 (OECD, 2005), p. 31.














































Table 2.2 Annual Rate of Real Growth in the Gross Domestic Product of Advanced and Developing Countries, 1960-2000 (By Decade)
PeriodAdvancedDeveloping

1961-1970


5.4


5.8


1971-1980


3.8


5.1


1981-1990


3.1


2.6


1991-2000


2.5


3.5


















































Table 2.3 Annual Rate of Real Growth in the Per-Capita Gross Domestic Product of Advanced and Developing Countries, 1960-2000 (By Decade)
PeriodAdvancedDeveloping

1961-1970


4.2


3.6


1971-1980


2.6


2.9


1981-1990


2.5


0.7


1991-2000


1.8


1.8







Source: World Bank, World Development Indicators 2004, cited in World Bank, "Growth in Developed and Developing Countries," in Economic Growth in the 1990s (Washington D.C.: World Bank, 2005), Table 3.1, p. 62.

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