7. How the world's GDP has grown
Each line represents the change in a country's GDP since 2000. The thickness of the line depicts the size of the economy. We used a log scale in the vertical axis to help compare countries that merely doubled their GDP versus those that grew by nearly 13 times (looking at you, Angola).
Data: World Bank; Note: Includes 74 countries, excluding those with a 2016 GDP below $50b.
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