Per Capita GDP and Change in Per Capita GDP in EU and US States between 2016 and 2017

Aug 15, 2018
Chart of per capita GDP and change in per capita GDP in EU and US states between 2016 and 2017

The chart above shows the per capita GDP and change in per capita GDP over the last year in EU and US states in US dollars.  Although US states make up eight of the top ten states in per capita GDP, the top state is an EU one, and the top ten growth states as well as growth rate states all come from the EU.  The fastest growing US state, Wyoming, comes in 12th with less than half the per capita GDP growth of the fastest growing EU state, Ireland.  In addition, the US state with the best growth rate, West Virginia, comes in behind every EU state save for the United Kingdom, with less than one-fourth the growth rate of the leading EU state in the metric, Romania.

Per Capita GDP and Change in Per Capita GDP in EU and US Regions between 2008 and 2017

Aug 10, 2018
Chart of per capita GDP and change in per capita GDP in EU and US regions between 2008 and 2017

The chart above shows the per capita GDP and change in per capita GDP over the last ten years in EU and US regions in US dollars.  All four EU regions experienced a contraction in per capita GDP when priced in US dollars over the past ten years.  A good chunk of that contraction came from fluctuations in the values of the euro and the dollar.

Per Capita GDP and Change in Per Capita GDP in EU and US States between 2008 and 2017

Aug 7, 2018
Chart of per capita GDP and change in per capita GDP in EU and US states between 2008 and 2017

The chart above shows the per capita GDP and change in per capita GDP over the last ten years in EU and US states in US dollars.  Luxembourg continues to maintain the highest per capita GDP of all EU and US states by far.  However, there are only two other EU states in the top 25 (out of 78): Ireland with the eighth highest per capita GDP and Denmark with the 25th.

Dimensions of Top-Selling Vehicles in the EU and the US in 2017

Aug 1, 2018
Chart of width and length of best-selling vehicles in the EU and US in 2017

The chart above shows the widths and lengths of the ten best-selling vehicles in the EU and the US.  As a whole, the best-selling vehicles in the US are considerably longer than the best-selling vehicles in the EU but the same does not hold true for width.

GDP and Change in GDP in EU and US Regions between 2016 and 2017

Jul 31, 2018
Chart of GDP and change in GDP in EU and US regions between 2016 and 2017

The chart above shows the GDP and change in GDP over the last year in EU and US regions in US dollars.  All four EU regions had higher growth rates than all four US regions in the past year.

GDP and Change in GDP in EU and US States between 2016 and 2017

Jul 26, 2018
Chart of GDP and change in GDP in EU and US states between 2016 and 2017

The chart above shows the GDP and change in GDP over the last year in EU and US states in US dollars.  Although Germany had less than half the relative growth rate of Romania, it had the largest absolute growth of all the states.

GDP and Change in GDP in EU and US Regions between 2008 and 2017

Jul 23, 2018
Chart of GDP and change in GDP in EU and US regions between 2008 and 2017

The chart above shows the GDP and change in GDP over the last ten years in EU and US regions in US dollars.  All four US regions grew in the past ten years while all four EU regions shrank in the past ten years (when priced in US dollars).

GDP and Change in GDP in EU and US States between 2008 and 2017

Jul 18, 2018
Chart of GDP and change in GDP in EU and US states between 2008 and 2017

The chart above shows the GDP and change in GDP over the last ten years in EU and US states in US dollars.  Although the three largest economies all shrank in the ten year period, they managed to remain the three largest economies, even though the second and third largest economies swapped places.

Economic Growth and Contraction in EU and US Regions between 2016 and 2017

Jul 12, 2018
Chart of change in GDP in EU and US regions between 2016 and 2017

The chart above shows change in GDP over the last year in EU and US regions.  The Eastern EU was the fastest growing region in both the EU and the US by far.

Economic Growth and Contraction in EU and US States between 2016 and 2017

Jul 9, 2018
Chart of change in GDP in EU and US states between 2016 and 2017

The chart above shows change in GDP over the last year in EU and US states.  The 16 fastest growing states last year were all in the EU.  The fastest growing US state ranks 17th overall.  However, the state with the largest contraction is also from the EU (although not for long).


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