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GDP - International Comparisons: Key Economic Indicators

Published Thursday, April 11, 2019

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

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GDP in the UK grew by 0.2% in Q4 2018 compared with the previous quarter. The Eurozone also saw growth of 0.2%, with Germany at 0.0%. Data for the US showed growth of 0.5%.

G7 quarterly GDP growth


On 9 April, the IMF downgraded its forecasts for most of the world’s largest economies. The IMF lowered its GDP growth forecast for the UK in 2019 from 1.5% to 1.2%, assuming a ‘smooth’ Brexit. Eurozone GDP growth forecasts for 2019 were cut from 1.6% to 1.3%.

IMF G7 GDP growth forecasts for 2019


Commons Briefing papers SN02784

Author: Daniel Harari

Topics: Economic situation, International economic relations, World economy

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