About the book
This publication comprises a summary of the principal national accounting aggregates based on official national accounts data for more than 200 countries and areas, covering 1970-2015. It contains a section on the estimation methods used for compiling data. Tables include analysis of data on gross domestic product (GDP) by different structural components. They are classified into: 1) analysis of the level of total and per capita GDP; 2) analysis of the percentage shares of GDP by type of expenditure and gross value added by kind of economic activity; 3) analysis of economic development expressed in terms of real growth of GDP and its components by type of expenditure and gross value added by kind of economic activity, and 4) analysis of price development reflected by implicit price deflators of GDP.