Best Bodies, Global GDP Edition

How many Russians, Indians, or Chinese does it take to equal one American?

Global GDP

Think the U.S. is in a slump? Check out the World GDP numbers for 2009. The U.S. percentage of output has remained remarkably stable, even with recent economic troubles, even with spikes in contributions by so-called “Asian tigers” (rrrarr!)–India, China, and the like. But on a per-person, level how does the output of workers in other countries stack up against the output of U.S. laborers? adjusted for population and crunched the data.

Infographic: Rob Vargas

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