Which Economy Saves the Most?

Gross Savings (As % of GDP) (%), 2017 or latest
Economy | February 26, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 167 countries in 2022, Suriname ranked the highest in gross savings as a share of GDP with 50.5% followed by Qatar and China. On the other end of the scale was Burundi with -5.44%, Sierra Leone with -1.91% and Guinea with -1.76%.

Average gross savings as a share of GDP reached 26.4% in 2022 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.681 % more than in the previous year and 99.1 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average gross savings as a share of GDP reached an all time high of 26.4% in 2022 and an all time low of 0.227% in 1993. The average annual growth amounted to 0.309 % since 1960.

Data for more countries are available at Gross Savings (As % of GDP) indicator page.