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Emerging Markets

24 COUNTRIES MAKE UP THE EMERGING MARKETS

World Economics has combined 24 countries to represent the Emerging Markets. Overall these countries account for 49% of Global GDP and 67% of global GDP growth in the past 10 years (2011-2021).

The Emerging Markets are home to over 4.2 billion people with an average life expectancy of 76 years and a current median age of 34 against a global average of 31.



Economics




Emerging Market
Countries
Revised GDP PPP
Int$, Billions
CAGR
10 Year
Rate
%, 2011-2021
Share of
Global
GDP
%
Share of Global GDP Growth
%, 2011-2021
Revised GDP Per Capita
Int$
Government Debt to Revised GDP
%







Brazil 4,166.7 0.3% 2.5% 0.3% 19,471 69.8%
Chile 594.3 3.0% 0.4% 0.3% 30,932 30.4%
China 30,290.0 6.7% 18.4% 33.4% 20,973 58.7%
Colombia 1,008.4 2.8% 0.6% 0.6% 19,670 48.5%
Czech Republic 486.9 1.8% 0.3% 0.2% 45,402 36.7%
Egypt 1,855.3 3.8% 1.1% 1.3% 17,795 60.8%
Greece 398.3 -0.9% 0.2% -0.1% 38,403 157.1%
Hungary 400.4 2.7% 0.2% 0.2% 41,565 62.3%
India 15,518.2 5.4% 9.4% 14.7% 11,137 50.3%
Indonesia 4,519.4 4.3% 2.7% 3.6% 16,353 29.6%
Korea, Rep. 2,800.7 2.6% 1.7% 1.5% 54,589 41.8%
Kuwait 265.0 0.1% 0.2% 0.0% 61,227 6.4%
Malaysia 1,253.3 3.8% 0.8% 0.9% 38,237 48.6%
Mexico 3,251.6 1.4% 2.0% 1.0% 24,962 42.7%
Peru 639.4 3.1% 0.4% 0.4% 19,168 23.9%
Philippines 1,275.6 4.8% 0.8% 1.1% 11,487 41.1%
Poland 1,587.8 3.1% 1.0% 1.0% 42,010 44.0%
Qatar 320.6 2.1% 0.2% 0.1% 109,401 45.4%
Saudi Arabia 2,220.0 1.8% 1.3% 0.9% 62,816 21.5%
South Africa 1,128.4 1.8% 0.6% 0.4% 18,794 48.2%
Taiwan 1,699.5 3.3% 1.0% 1.1% 71,244 20.7%
Thailand 1,791.9 2.3% 1.1% 0.8% 25,617 39.9%
Turkey 3,487.3 5.1% 2.1% 3.2% 41,006 31.9%
United Arab Emirates 771.1 2.5% 0.5% 0.4% 77,182 28.8%

Emerging Markets
Totals / Averages:
81,730.2 N/A 49.5% 67.3% 38,310* 45.4%*


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Notes:
  • GDP data includes estimates for the Informal Economy, and updated Base Years, to improve the often imperfect quality of Emerging Markets data.
  • Debt-to-GDP ratio is total gross government debt as a proportion of revised GDP.
  • Data with an astrix (*) represents an average for all countries.
  • Offical GDP data quality is often poor in Emerging Market countries. See data quality for individual countries.







Demography




Emerging Market
Countries
Population
Data Quality
Grade
Total
Population
Millions
Life Expectancy
Years
Median
Age
Years
Statistical Capacity
0-100 Index
Age Dependency
Total






Brazil A 214.0 76 33.5 81.1 56.5
Chile A 19.2 80 35.3 86.7 54.1
China A 1,444.2 77 38.4 80.0 57.8
Colombia A 51.3 77 31.3 82.2 54.6
Czech Republic B 10.7 79 43.2 100.0 44.0
Egypt A 104.3 72 24.6 82.2 35.4
Greece B 10.4 82 45.6 100.0 43.9
Hungary D 9.6 77 43.3 40.0 47.2
India C 1,393.4 70 28.4 76.7 51.3
Indonesia B 276.4 72 29.7 85.6 52.5
Korea, Rep. A 51.3 83 43.7 100.0 60.5
Kuwait B 4.3 75 36.8 100.0 67.6
Malaysia A 32.8 76 30.3 76.7 55.8
Mexico A 130.3 75 29.2 80.0 49.7
Peru B 33.4 77 31.0 80.0 49.8
Philippines A 111.0 71 25.7 82.2 44.8
Poland A 37.8 79 41.7 78.9 48.6
Qatar A 2.9 80 32.3 100.0 81.9
Saudi Arabia A 35.3 75 31.8 100.0 60.7
South Africa C 60.0 64 27.6 81.1 47.8
Taiwan D 23.9 - -
Thailand B 70.0 77 40.1 83.3 58.1
Turkey A 85.0 78 31.5 81.1 50.9
United Arab Emirates B 10.0 78 32.6 100.0 80.8

Emerging Markets
Totals / Averages:
N/A 4,221.5 76* 34.2* 85.1* 54.5*


Notes:
  • Data with an astrix (*) represents an average for all countries.
  • Statistical Capacity Index numbers shown on a scale of 0-100.
    0 = Low level of resources, 100 = High level of resources.


Key:
Data Quality Grade definitions:
         A: As good as it gets;
         B: Use with caution;
         C: Unreliable for many purposes
         D: Extremely poor quality.








Environmental, Social and Governance




Emerging Market
Countries:
Carbon Emissions
Total MTCo2e
Methane Emissions
Total MTCo2e
Population in Poverty
% of Pop
Years of Schooling
Years
Rule
of Law
0-100 Index
Corruption Levels
0-100 Index






Brazil 465.7 418.0 4% 8 44.3 38
Chile 84.3 13.5 <0.1% 11 75.0 67
China 10,174.7 1,239.0 1% 8 47.2 45
Colombia 102.2 77.1 4% 9 36.5 39
Czech Republic 101.0 12.4 <0.1% 13 74.8 54
Egypt 246.6 56.9 3% 7 39.8 33
Greece 67.2 9.7 <0.1% 11 56.6 49
Hungary 49.1 7.1 <0.1% 12 61.3 43
India 2,615.8 669.3 21% 7 48.2 40
Indonesia 617.5 335.1 5% 8 40.3 38
Korea, Rep. 611.3 25.5 <0.1% 12 77.9 62
Kuwait 107.5 6.1 <0.1% 7 56.8 43
Malaysia 250.1 48.0 <0.1% 10 64.9 48
Mexico 438.5 145.1 2% 9 32.1 31
Peru 54.5 31.5 3% 10 40.2 36
Philippines 144.3 67.7 6% 9 35.0 33
Poland 322.6 47.5 <0.1% 13 62.0 56
Qatar 109.3 8.1 <0.1% 10 73.4 63
Saudi Arabia 582.1 44.2 <0.1% 10 54.6 53
South Africa 478.6 45.4 19% 10 45.8 44
Taiwan 262.6 - <0.1% - - 68
Thailand 288.3 84.7 0% 8 51.6 35
Turkey 405.1 47.4 <0.1% 8 39.8 38
United Arab Emirates 190.7 53.0 <0.1% 12 71.3 69

Emerging Markets
Totals/Averages:
18,769.8 3,492.3 N/A 10* 53.5* 47*


Notes:
  • Data with an astrix (*) represents an average for all countries.
  • Index numbers shown on a scale of 0-100.
    Rule of Law: 0 = low rule of law, 100 = High rule of law.
    Corruption Perceptions Index: 0 = High levels of corruption, 100 = Low levels of corruption.
  • Total Carbon and Methane data expressed in MTCo2e (Million Metric Tons of CO2 equivalent)
  • Data with an astrix (*) represents an average for all countries.



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