Indicators of economy in Germany

The essential economic performance of a country is reflected by the gross domestic product. So the total of all goods and services sold. Worldwide gross domestic product in 2019 was at about 11.163 US Dollar per capita. The GDP in Germany reached 46.259 US Dollar per capita. The gross national product has been at 48.520 US Dollar per capita.

Inflation in Germany was in 2019 at around 1.45%. For the the EU, the average of the same was year at 1.63%.

The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 80 and is compared to other countries good.


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Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2019

Unemployment rates Germany

Economic performance 2019

 Germany
Total
Germany
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP3,845.63 bn USD46,258.88 USD15,592.80 tn USD30,315.74 USD
Gross national product4,033.55 bn USD48,519.31 USD15,985.73 tn USD31,079.69 USD


51 of the 2000 largest listed companies in the world originate from Germany. This is determined annually in the "Forbes Global 2000" list. The 10 largest companies in the country were in 2020:

Rank 23: Volkswagen Group (Wolfsburg)
Rank 25: Allianz (Munich)
Rank 62: Siemens (Munich)
Rank 69: Deutsche Telekom (Bonn)
Rank 75: BMW Group (Munich)
Rank 102: Bayer (Leverkusen)
Rank 107: BASF (Ludwigshafen am Rhein)
Rank 150: SAP (Walldorf)
Rank 185: Deutsche Post (Bonn)
Rank 206: Munich Re (Munich)

Development of the Gross domestic product in billion US Dollar 1979 - 2019


GDP Germany

Household debt and deficits 2018


 Germany
Total
Germany
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Gross debt2,436.61 bn USD29,309.80 USD15,016.71 tn USD29,195.71 USD
Budget deficit-68.51 bn USD-824.13 USD117.16 bn USD227.78 USD

Please note: A negative budget deficit equivalents to a surplus

Debt budget development
Development of inflation
Corruption in Germany
Cost of living in a global comparison

Im- and Exports 2019

 Germany
Total
Germany
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Exports1,810.93 bn USD21,783.62 USD8,590.51 bn USD16,701.80 USD
Imports1,585.97 bn USD19,077.60 USD8,032.20 bn USD15,616.32 USD


Development of imports and exports in billion US dollars 1971 - 2019


Exports
Imports