United States (US, USA or America) Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP Statistics

23, Sep 2018, EDT.

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Economic Indicator: Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP › See all United States indicators, › See Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: US Dollar
Currency Symbol: US$

Output gaps for advanced economies are calculated as actual GDP less potential GDP as a percent of potential GDP. Estimates of output gaps are subject to a significant margin of uncertainty. See notes for: Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency).

Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP Statistics for United States (US, USA or America), Year 2015 - In Detail

Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP for United States in year 2015 is -1.623 %. Output gaps for advanced economies are calculated as actual GDP less potential GDP as a percent of potential GDP. Estimates of output gaps are subject to a significant margin of uncertainty.

This makes United States No. 18 in world rankings according to Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP in year 2015. The world's average Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP value is -0.23 %; United States is 1.39 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP for United States was -2.22 % Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP for United States in 2015 was or will be 27.02% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP for United States was or will be -1.14 %, which is 29.88% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP for United States, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -0.018
  2020 --
  2019 0.04
  2018 -0.091
  2017 -0.554
  2016 -1.138
2015 -1.623
  2014 -2.224
  2013 -2.883
  2012 -2.74
  2011 -3.413
  2010 -3.733
  2009 -4.963
  2008 -0.339
  2007 2.189
  2006 2.664
  2005 2.339
  2004 1.396
  2003 0.114
  2002 -0.067
  2001 1.001
  2000 3.383
  1999 2.824
  1998 1.736
  1997 0.841
  1996 -0.302
  1995 -0.89
  1994 -0.733
  1993 -1.98
  1992 -2.137
  1991 -2.85
  1990 -0.022
  1989 1.312
  1988 0.686
  1987 -0.316
  1986 -0.417
  1985 -0.284
  1984 -0.995
  1983 -4.732
  1982 -6.17
  1981 -1.541
  1980 -2.3