Pakistan is among the world’s largest economies by Gross Domestic Product, GDP numbers from the World Bank, released on 21 September 2018 reveal. The above visualisation of world economy is done by HowMuch.

IMF ranks Pakistan as world’s 40th largest economy by GDP.

In 2018, with a population of 208 million, Pakistan’s GDP stands at $305 billion (or, $0.3 trillion), image below.

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Globally, Pakistan makes up 0.38% of the world GDP. At $19.39 trillion, USA is Number 1, and at $12.24 trillion, China is Number 2 in the world.

By GDP purchasing-power-parity (PPP), Pakistan is a trillion-dollar economy and ranks as 25th largest economy in the world.

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Top 10 Biggest World Economies by GDP

1. United States – $19.39 trillion

2. China – $12.24 trillion (check our story)

3. Japan – $4.87 trillion

4. Germany – $3.67 trillion

5. UK – $2.62 trillion

6. India – $2.60 trillion

7. France – $2.58 trillion

8. Brazil – $2.05 trillion

9. Italy – $1.93 trillion

10. Canada – $1.65 trillion

Pakistan’s GDP and annual GDP growth in one image. Source: World Data Atlas.

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  • Ajit Bhaskar

    Can be doing much,much better n all Indians wish to see Pakistan realise its full potential for the benefit of its people.
    Way to do it would be peace all around and we must work towards this objective or else our sub-continent will continue to be a laggard .
    Both India n Pakistan have to find a way out of the current conundrum -they owe it to their future generations.
    Right now it’s Congrats,Pakistan n best wishes for an even faster rate of growth in years ahead.

  • Areeba Burney

    Very informative and insightful article.