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manufacturing output

INTRODUCTION

This page is about manufacturing output by country.

 

Charts

1. Manufacturing GDP Per Capita 1990 - 2014 (China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Thailand, Turkey, UK, USA)

2. Manufacturing GDP Per Capita 1990 - 2014 (China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia, Turkey)

3. Highest Manufacturing GDP per Capita in 2014 for Countries with 60+ Million Inhabitants

Data Table

4. Manufacturing GDP Per Capita by Country from 1990 - 2014 for Most Populated Countries

The table above shows manufacturing GDP per capita for the most populated countries in the world from 1990 to 2014. The graph on the left shows the performances for 10 selected countries over this period

 

Germany and Japan were the leading countries for manufacturing GDP per capita in 1992 among the major nations and they are still today with Germany having an edge over Japan. Germany is known for it's car industry, being the home of companies such as Volkswagen and BMW. Japan is also known for it's car industry with Toyota being it's biggest car manufacturer. Japan is also known for it's electronics industry with Sony being it's most famous and successful electronics company. Both have had solid increases from 1998 to 2014.

The USA had the biggest manufacturing industry in the 90s, though not in per capita terms. The leading manufacturing nation of 20th century, the US particularly widened the gap with Europe as a result of WW2. Despite a decline in the share of the workforce in manufacturing, the US manufacturing industry has not declined in total or per capita output. However, it has since been surpassed by China in overall manufacturing GDP and fell even further behind Germany and Japan in per capita terms from 1998 to the present time. The Italian manufacturing industry seen quite a sharp decline between 2006 and 2014.

 

China has the largest overall manufacturing industry, emerging as the centre of world manufacturing during the 21st century. China has seen the biggest percentage increase and by 2014. However it remains well below Germany and Japan in per capita terms. 

DATA TABLE
4. Manufacturing GDP Per Capita by Country from 1990 - 2014 for Most Populated Countries
Country
1990
1998
2006
2014
China
161
412
890
1900
India
70
97
152
214
USA
4260
5110
6240
5950
Indonesia
328
508
665
863
Pakistan
72
80
126
141
Brazil
1310
1330
1450
1470
Nigeria
113
82
120
249
Bangladesh
44
64
94
169
Russia
1500
773
1390
1530
Mexico
1250
1480
1560
1600
Japan
6660
6700
8040
8350
Ethiopia
10
7
9
17
Philippines
371
371
429
563
Egypt
208
284
375
454
Vietnam
39
81
177
308
Germany
7100
6660
8260
9070
Turkey
925
1220
1500
1800
Iran
155
214
464
524
Thailand
629
898
1360
1590
UK
3860
3990
3930
3580
France
3500
3980
4550
4270
Italy
5010
5520
5730
4690
South Africa
926
819
982
974
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