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Maddison Historical GDP Data

Maddison historical data covers population by country, GDP and GDP per capita back to 1820. This data is grouped by region and can be downloaded for the last 30 years or in it's entirety:

Downloadable Data: 
    Europe - last 30 yearsPopulationGDPGDP Per capita
    All European data since 1820 (227kb)

    North America - last 30 yearsPopulationGDPGDP Per capita
    All North American data since 1820 (42kb) 

    Central & South America - last 30 yearsPopulationGDPGDP Per capita
    All Central & South American data since 1820 (116kb) 

    Africa - last 30 yearsPopulationGDPGDP Per capita
    All African data since 1820 (202kb) 

    Asia-Pacific - last 30 yearsPopulationGDPGDP Per capita
    All Asia Pacific data since 1820 (186kb)

 
Note: all data is in Excel downloadable files



Related papers:

The Work of Angus Maddison
Building on Angus Maddison’s Work
Maddison and Wu: ‘Measuring China’s Economic Performance’



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