Infographic: U.S. States vs. World Economies


The economy of the United States is the world's largest national economy. Its nominal GDP was estimated to be $14.3 trillion in 2009, approximately a quarter of nominal global GDP.

So, what happens when you break out the economic stats amongst individual states? The Economist created a map that matches each state with a national economy of comparable size as measured by gross domestic product in 2009.

via [the economist], [neatorama]

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Tags: Countries, Economies, Infographic:, Other, States, U.S.

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Comment by Cathryn on January 27, 2011 at 9:43am
@ Darrell~ your comment is great!
Comment by Darrell Dyck on January 26, 2011 at 12:40pm
Can't help wondering what would happen if the countries listed found themselves next to the neighbours shown in the above map. Political chaos? New alliances? Certainly many coastal cities would be surprised to find themselves landlocked LOL!
Comment by K Sundaram on January 26, 2011 at 12:38pm
This is crazy!!! Some big countries there...or so I thought before seeing this illustration
Comment by Kevin on January 26, 2011 at 11:50am
Wow, Texas matches up with Russia. Crazy.
Comment by sAm on January 26, 2011 at 11:40am
Totally puts things into perspective.
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