Gross Domestic Savings (As % of GDP) rose 1.85% to 0.253 in World in 2017

Gross Domestic Savings (As % of GDP)
Economy | World | May 17, 2019
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Gross domestic savings as a share of GDP reached 0.253 in 2017 in World, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.85 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, gross domestic savings as a share of GDP in World reached an all time high of 0.271 in 1973 and an all time low of 0.220 in 1967. When compared to World's main peers, gross domestic savings as a share of GDP in China amounted to 0.474, 0.277 in Germany, 0.249 in Japan and 0.176 in USA in 2017.

World has been ranked 56th within the group of 162 countries we follow in terms of gross domestic savings as a share of GDP, 8 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Gross domestic savings are calculated as GDP less final consumption expenditure (total consumption).

Gross Domestic Savings (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Austria 0.267 0.267 0.264 0.268 0.276
Belgium 0.245 0.238 0.234 0.240 0.250
Canada 0.230 0.229 0.233 0.239 0.213
China 0.507 0.498 0.495 0.490 0.474
France 0.213 0.213 0.213 0.216 0.221
Germany 0.260 0.254 0.255 0.266 0.272
India 0.327 0.329 0.321 0.314 0.306
Japan 0.216 0.211 0.209 0.215 0.236
Mexico 0.234 0.233 0.213 0.219 0.221
Poland 0.205 0.206 0.209 0.218 0.235
Russia 0.325 0.312 0.285 0.286 0.298
South Korea 0.345 0.338 0.341 0.345 0.357
USA 0.154 0.165 0.175 0.179 0.182
World 0.253 0.252 0.251 0.252 0.251