Gross Domestic Product, 2005


Gross Domestic Product – Purchasing Power Parity (GDP-PPP)


In this map countries are colored according to the size of their Gross Domestic Product. The darkest red-colored country, the United States, has the largest Gross Domestic Product-Purchasing Power Parity, with more than 9,000 billions of dollars.

The Gross Domestic Product is here described as a snapshot of a country’s economic size, measuring the total market value of all goods and services produced in a period of time.

Legend indicates (in billions of dollars):

  • Falu Red: more than 9,000
  • International Orange: 2,001-9,000
  • Orange Peel: 401-2,000
  • Flax: 15-400
  • Beige: less than 15


National Geographic Atlas of the World, Eigth Edition. Published by the National Geographic Society. Prepared by National Geographic Maps for The Book Division, 2005.


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