UK GDP growth compared

August 24th, 2012 by

Britain’s economy shrank less than first thought in the second quarter of 2012 but remains in recession. How does its GDP growth compare with other countries?

UK real GDP is still below 2008 levels and of the countries in the chart only Italy has a slower growth rate since then.

Taking the chart back further gives a different picture, the UK behind only the U.S. since 1999. Italy once again is at the bottom of the pack:

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