The Economist projects the USA as the number one economy on a GDP and GDP PPP basis. The GDP PPP (Purchasing power parity basis could change this December when the new international price comparison survey is released. The price study could boost China’s PPP by 20-40%.
US GDP 17.5 trillion
US per capita GDP $54920
China GDP PPP 14.86 trillion
China GDP 10.38 trillion
China per capita GDP PPP $11090
China per capita GDP $7740
GDP per head: $1,700 (PPP: $4,350)
GDP per head: $38,990 (PPP: $38,150)
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