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GDP - International Comparisons: Key Economic Indicators

Published Monday, July 24, 2017

GDP International Comparisons: data and forecasts for the UK and the world's largest economies.

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Real GDP in the UK grew by 0.2% in Q1 2017 compared with the previous quarter. In the same quarter, the US saw growth of 0.4% and the Eurozone growth of 0.6%.

G7 GDP growth in Q1 2017


On 24 July, the IMF lowered its 2017 GDP growth forecast for the UK to 1.7% from its April forecast of 2.0% due to weaker than expected growth data in Q1 2017. Its 2018 forecast was unchanged at 1.5%.

 IMF July 2017 GDP growth forecasts for G7 economies


Commons Briefing papers SN02784

Author: Daniel Harari

Topics: Economic situation, International economic relations, World economy

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