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APPENDIX 6: GDP OF EURO AREA MEMBER STATES


TABLE 1

Gross domestic product at market prices (billions of PPS) [328]
Country[329] GDP at Market Prices (PPP) 2009 % of Euro-area GDP (2009)
Germany
2242
26.6
France
1638
19.4
Italy
1471
17.4
Spain
1116
13.2
Netherlands
508
6
Belgium
295
3.5
Greece
249
3
Austria
245
2.9
Portugal
200
2.4
Finland
142
1.7
Ireland
133
1.6
Slovakia
93
1.1
Slovenia
42
0.5
Luxembourg
32
0.4
Cyprus
19
0.2
Malta
8
0.09

Source: Eurostat tec00001 (December 2010)


328   The Purchasing Power Standard (PPS) is the name given by Eurostat to an artificial currency unit that reflects the average price level of the EU. The figures for GDP are rounded to the nearest billion. Back

329   Estonia joined the euro area on 1 January 2011 and is therefore not represented in this table. Its GDP in 2009 was approximately 15 billion PPS, which would have made it the second smallest economy in the euro area after Malta. Back


 
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