France GDP

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in France was worth 2612.90 billion US dollars in 2012. The GDP value of France represents 4.21 percent of the world economy. GDP in France is reported by the The World Bank Group. From 1960 until 2012, France GDP averaged 1015.1 USD Billion reaching an all time high of 2831.8 USD Billion in December of 2008 and a record low of 62.7 USD Billion in December of 1960. This page provides - France GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-25

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
2612.90 2779.70 2831.80 62.70 2491.21 | 2014/06 1960 - 2012 USD Billion Yearly

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GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
GDP Constant Prices 454992.00 2013-11-15 453446.00 454992.00 63083.00 455449.18 2014-03-31 EUR Million [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 83208.00 2013-11-15 82731.00 94837.00 9036.00 82504.72 2014-03-31 EUR Million [+]
GDP per capita 34239.89 2012-12-31 34405.38 34982.13 11154.40 34179.78 2014-06-30 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 29819.10 2012-12-31 29963.22 30465.50 20242.98 29766.76 2014-06-30 USD [+]
GDP Growth Rate 0.30 2013-12-31 -0.10 1.60 -1.70 0.41 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.80 2013-12-31 0.30 4.90 -3.90 0.44 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
GDP 2612.90 2012-12-31 2779.70 2831.80 62.70 2491.21 2014-06-30 USD Billion [+]
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GDP | Notes
The gross domestic product (GDP) or gross domestic income (GDI) is one of the measures of national income and output. GDP can be defined in three ways, which should give identical results. First, it is equal to the total expenditures for all final goods and services produced within the country in a specified period of time (usually a 365-day year). Second, it is equal to the sum of the value added at every stage of production by all the industries, plus taxes and minus subsidies on products. Third, it is equal to the sum of the income generated by production like compensation of employees, taxes on production and imports less subsidies, and gross operating surplus.


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