Global economies & trading partners

Continents of the world

Continents of the world ranked by size.

No Continent Total area (sq km) Countries Description
1 Asia 44,579,000 50 Most populated, 60% of population
2 Africa 30,370,000 54 Hottest & home to largest desert (Sahara, 25% of Africa)
3 North America 24,709,000 23 Led by US, largest economy in the world
4 South America 17,840,000 12 Largest forest (Amazon, 30% of South America)
5 Antarctica 14,000,000 0 Coldest, completely covered by ice
6 Europe 10,180,000 51 Most developed economically. EU is biggest economic & political union in the world
7 Australia (or Oceania) 8,600,000 14 Least populated after Antartica, only 0.3% of world population live here

Largest economies in the world

2017 according to Wikipedia

Main countries & trading partners

List of countries by area
List of countries by population
List of countries by net exports, exports, imports
List of countries by leading trading partners

No Rank Country 2017 GDP (US$trillion) Area (thousand sq km) 2019 Population (million) Trading partners Exports (US$billion) Imports (US$billion)
World 79.87
1 1 US 19.39 (24%)   9,525.1 328.5 OEC US 1,320 2,120
2 2   China 12.01 (15%) 9,572.9 1,394.2 OEC China 2,270 1,230
3 3   Japan 4.87 (6%) 377.8 126.4 OEC Japan 688 575
4 4   Germany 3.68 (5%) 357 82.9 OEC Germany 1,250 973
5 5   UK 2.62 (3%) 244.8 66 OEC UK 374 609
6 6   India 2.61 (3%) 3,287.3 1,342.1 OEC India 261 339
7 7   France 2.58 (3%) 675.4 67.4 OEC France 498 550
8 8    Brazil 2.05 (3%) 8,515.8 210.1 OEC Brazil 191 140
9 9   Italy 1.94 (2%) 301.2 60.4 OEC Italy 449 397
10 10   Canada 1.65 (2%) 9,984.7 37.3 OEC Canada 364 388
11 11   South Korea 1.54 (2%) 98.5 51.6 OEC South Korea 515 398
12 12   Russia 1.53 (2%) 17,098.2 146.9 OEC Russia 269 180
13 13   Australia 1.38 (2%) 7,692 25.2 OEC Australia 195 187
14 14   Spain 1.31 (2%) 504.8 46.7 OEC Spain 270 300