Average Annual Growth Rate of GDP

 

 

1965-80

1980-90

1990-1998

Low-income countries

5.4

4.4

2.4

Middle income economies

6.1

3.2

3.5

Sub Saharan Africa

4.8

1.7

2.4

East Asia

7.2

8.0

7.4

South Asia

3.7

5.7

5.7

Europe, Middle East, N. Africa

6.1

 

 

Europe and Central Asia

 

2.4

-2.7

Middle East and N. Africa

 

2.0

3.0

Latin America &Caribbean

6.0

1.7

3.4

 

 

Source: for 1965-1980 World Bank World Development Report 1990, Table 2

            Otherwise World Bank World Development Report 2000-01, Table 11