USA: Savings, percent of GDP

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

USA: Savings as percent of GDP

: For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1970 to 2018. The average value for the USA during that period was 19.77 percent with a minimum of 13.99 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 23.79 percent in 1973. The latest value from 2018 is 18.55 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 146 countries is 22.84 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The savings in the USA and other countries is calculated as the difference between income and consumption, expressed as percent of GDP.

Definition: Gross savings are calculated as gross national income less total consumption, plus net transfers.
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