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Asia-Pacific

23 COUNTRIES MAKE UP THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION

World Economics has combined 23 principal countries to represent the Asia-Pacific region. Overall these countries accounted for 44% of Global GDP and 63% of global GDP growth in the past 10 years (2012-2022).

The Asia-Pacific region is home to over 4.2 billion people with an average life expectancy of 75 years and a current median age of 32 in line with the global average of 30.



Economics




Asia-Pacific
Countries
Revised GDP PPP
Int$, Billions
CAGR
10 Year
Rate
%, 2012-2022
Share of
Global
GDP
%
Share of Global GDP Growth
%, 2012-2022
Revised GDP Per Capita
Int$
Government Debt to Revised GDP
%







Afghanistan 119.9 -0.9% 0.1% 0.0% 2,941 3.7%
Australia 1,458.4 2.2% 0.9% 0.6% 55,946 51.6%
Bangladesh 1,494.7 8.3% 0.9% 1.8% 8,903 26.9%
Cambodia 132.0 5.4% 0.1% 0.1% 7,691 21.1%
China 31,621.6 6.2% 18.5% 32.1% 21,831 62.4%
Hong Kong 501.0 1.4% 0.3% 0.1% 65,880 2.9%
India 15,822.4 5.5% 9.3% 14.7% 11,248 52.3%
Indonesia 4,812.0 4.2% 2.8% 3.7% 17,239 29.1%
Japan 5,717.3 0.7% 3.4% 0.9% 45,526 240.7%
Korea, Rep. 2,880.7 2.6% 1.7% 1.5% 56,122 44.1%
Laos 84.7 5.3% 0.0% 0.1% 11,323 75.3%
Malaysia 1,265.7 3.8% 0.7% 0.9% 38,147 51.2%
Mongolia 50.3 4.1% 0.0% 0.0% 14,883 67.2%
Nepal 199.3 4.3% 0.1% 0.2% 6,595 29.5%
New Zealand 247.6 2.9% 0.1% 0.1% 50,541 51.4%
Pakistan 1,855.6 5.6% 1.1% 1.7% 8,086 53.8%
Papua New Guinea 56.3 3.7% 0.0% 0.0% 6,054 33.7%
Philippines 1,375.0 4.7% 0.8% 1.1% 12,221 42.3%
Singapore 657.5 3.1% 0.4% 0.4% 110,628 127.8%
Sri Lanka 383.4 2.2% 0.2% 0.2% 17,772 92.2%
Taiwan 1,564.2 3.4% 0.9% 1.0% 65,480 19.7%
Thailand 1,838.8 1.8% 1.1% 0.7% 26,240 42.0%
Vietnam 1,535.2 6.0% 0.9% 1.5% 15,514 29.0%

Asia-Pacific
Totals / Averages:
75,673.7 N/A 44.3% 63.4% 29,427* 54.3%*


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Notes:
  • GDP data includes estimates for the Informal Economy, and updated Base Years, to improve the often imperfect quality of Asia-Pacific data.
  • Debt-to-GDP ratio is total gross government debt as a proportion of revised GDP.
  • Data with an astrix (*) represents an average for all countries.
  • Offical GDP data quality is often poor in Emerging Market countries. See data quality for individual countries.







Demography




Emerging Market
Countries
Population
Data Quality
Grade
Total
Population
Millions
Life Expectancy
Years
Median
Age
Years
Statistical Capacity
0-100 Index
Age Dependency
Total






Afghanistan D 40.8 62 16.7 57.8 15.4
Australia A 26.1 85 37.0 100.0 46.3
Bangladesh D 167.9 72 26.3 60.0 52.3
Cambodia C 17.2 70 26.5 60.0 46.6
China A 1,448.5 78 37.9 80.0 55.5
Hong Kong A 7.6 85 44.9 100.0 53.4
India C 1,406.6 67 27.6 76.7 51.9
Indonesia B 279.1 68 29.4 85.6 52.4
Japan A 125.6 85 48.4 100.0 28.9
Korea, Rep. A 51.3 84 43.4 100.0 60.1
Laos C 7.5 68 23.8 62.2 45.3
Malaysia A 33.2 75 29.9 76.7 56.7
Mongolia A 3.4 71 26.8 92.2 41.6
Nepal C 30.2 68 23.7 72.2 45.1
New Zealand A 4.9 82 36.5 100.0 46.6
Pakistan D 229.5 66 20.2 72.2 30.0
Papua New Guinea D 9.3 76 21.8 52.2 39.5
Philippines A 112.5 72 24.5 82.2 43.8
Singapore A 5.9 60 41.8 100.0 64.6
Sri Lanka C 21.6 83 32.5 80.0 47.6
Taiwan D 23.9 84 41.3
Thailand A 70.1 79 39.3 83.3 56.5
Vietnam B 99.0 74 32.0 74.4 54.4

Asia-Pacific
Totals / Averages:
N/A 4,221.5 75* 31.8* 76.9* 45.0*


Notes:
  • Data with an astrix (*) represents an average for all countries.
  • Statistical Capacity Index numbers shown on a scale of 0-100.
    0 = Low level of resources, 100 = High level of resources.


Key:
Data Quality Grade definitions:
         A: As good as it gets;
         B: Use with caution;
         C: Unreliable for many purposes
         D: Extremely poor quality.








Environmental, Social and Governance




Emerging Market
Countries:
Carbon Emissions
Total MTCo2e
Methane Emissions
Total MTCo2e
Population in Poverty
% of Pop
Years of Schooling
Years
Rule
of Law
0-100 Index
Corruption Levels
0-100 Index






Afghanistan 11.9 17.1 0% 3 0.0 16
Australia 391.2 138.0 0% 13 90.2 73
Bangladesh 93.2 94.8 14% 7 32.1 26
Cambodia 19.0 20.0 0% 5 24.7 23
China 11,472.4 1,213.1 0% 8 48.5 45
Hong Kong 31.7 - 0% 12 84.4 76
India 2,709.7 668.8 23% 7 45.6 40
Indonesia 619.3 389.7 2% 9 41.9 38
Japan 1,067.4 27.7 0% 13 87.8 73
Korea, Rep. 616.1 22.6 0% 13 76.3 62
Laos 20.8 8.5 10% 5 31.3 30
Malaysia 256.0 39.7 0% 11 61.8 48
Mongolia 50.3 19.4 1% 9 41.9 35
Nepal 14.2 24.9 15% 5 35.8 33
New Zealand 33.8 31.7 0% 13 93.9 88
Pakistan 229.5 168.9 4% 5 31.4 28
Papua New Guinea 8.5 11.3 38% 11 28.8 31
Philippines 144.3 66.6 3% 10 31.3 33
Singapore 32.5 4.4 0% 5 94.9 85
Sri Lanka 20.8 8.2 1% 11 48.6 37
Taiwan 282.9 - 0% 14 - 68
Thailand 278.5 71.3 0% 9 50.6 35
Vietnam 326.0 82.5 2% 8 43.9 39

Asia-Pacific
Totals/Averages:
18,729.7 3,129.3 N/A 9* 51.2* 46*


Notes:
  • Data with an astrix (*) represents an average for all countries.
  • Index numbers shown on a scale of 0-100.
    Rule of Law: 0 = low rule of law, 100 = High rule of law.
    Corruption Perceptions Index: 0 = High levels of corruption, 100 = Low levels of corruption.
  • Total Carbon and Methane data expressed in MTCo2e (Million Metric Tons of CO2 equivalent)
  • Data with an astrix (*) represents an average for all countries.



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