Top 10 economies by GDP ranking – a look at the past, present and future

Anything that concerns the economies of countries around the world tells also a lot about their culture, their history, their challenges, strengths and weaknesses, where they come from and where they’re going. These fascinating graphs show the top 10 countries with the most GDP from 1960 to today, and predictions up to 2100.

Nominal GDP estimates are commonly used to determine the economic performance of a whole country or region, and to make international comparisons. This dynamic graph shows the top 10 countries with most GDP from 1960 to 2017. It was put together by the Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures at the University of Denver.

Even more interesting is to look at the predictions of these scientist for the next 80 odd years of this century, showing how – according to their trend research, Asia will dominate the economy while Europe starts to fall slowly:

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