If American Cities Were Nations

2006-05-25

Some more fascinating numbers from the January 2006 report on The Role of Metro Areas in the U.S. Economy. If various American metropolitan areas were their own nations, how would they rank in the world economy? Check this out (the numbers are gross domestic product and gross metropolitan product in 2004 for all nations or American metropolitan areas with production of over $100 billion in goods and services):

  1. USA -- $11,734 billion
  2. Japan -- $4,587 billion
  3. Germany -- $2,743 billion
  4. United Kingdom -- $2,132 billion
  5. France -- $2,045 billion
  6. Italy -- $1,677 billion
  7. China -- $1,653 billion
  8. Spain -- $1,041 billion
  9. Canada -- $991 billion
  10. New York, USA -- $901 billion
  11. Los Angeles, USA -- $703 billion
  12. India -- $700 billion
  13. South Korea -- $680 billion
  14. Mexico -- $676 billion
  15. Australia -- $636 billion
  16. Netherlands -- $607 billion
  17. Brazil -- $603 billion
  18. Russia -- $581 billion
  19. Chicago, USA -- $392 billion
  20. Switzerland -- $358 billion
  21. Belgium -- $357 billion
  22. Sweden -- $350 billion
  23. Taiwan -- $323 billion
  24. Turkey -- $299 billion
  25. San Francisco, USA -- $296 billion
  26. Austria -- $294 billion
  27. Washington, USA -- $276 billion
  28. Indonesia -- $258 billion
  29. Dallas, USA -- $256 billion
  30. Norway -- $254 billion
  31. Philadelphia, USA -- $253 billion
  32. Poland -- $252 billion
  33. Saudi Arabia -- $250 billion
  34. Denmark -- $244 billion
  35. Boston, USA -- $233 billion
  36. South Africa -- $215 billion
  37. Houston, USA -- $214 billion
  38. Greece -- $204 billion
  39. Atlanta, USA -- $198 billion
  40. Finland -- $185 billion
  41. Ireland -- $184 billion
  42. Miami, USA -- $184 billion
  43. Detroit, USA -- $176 billion
  44. Portugal -- $175 billion
  45. Hong Kong -- $165 billion
  46. Thailand -- $161 billion
  47. Iran -- $160 billion
  48. Seattle, USA -- $155 billion
  49. Argentina -- $152 billion
  50. Minneapolis, USA -- $145 billion
  51. Phoenix, USA -- $140 billion
  52. San Diego, USA -- $136 billion
  53. Malaysia -- $117 billion
  54. Israel -- $116 billion
  55. Baltimore, USA -- $112 billion
  56. Venezuela -- $109 billion
  57. Denver, USA -- $109 billion
  58. Czech Republic -- $108 billion
  59. Singapore -- $107 billion
  60. United Arab Emirates -- $103 billion
  61. St. Louis, USA -- $102 billion
  62. Tampa, USA -- $100 billion
  63. Hungary -- $100 billion

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