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World GDP growth


World GDP doubles; World GDP growth

  • World GDP likely to double from 2016 to 2040, with non-OECD GDP increasing about 165 percent, and OECD GDP growing about 60 percent
  • Non-OECD share of global GDP will rise to about 50 percent by 2040, up from about 35 percent in 2016
  • China is likely to be the largest contributor to GDP gains, with growth similar to that of Europe OECD and the United States combined
  • India will grow strongly, with its share of global GDP doubling