Decline of the West: These countries will rule the world in 2050 - August 29, 2017: 30. POLAND (2016 RANKING: 30) Eastern and Central European economies are expected to do better than their counterparts in the west of the continent during the coming decades. However, while GDP growth in Poland should be healthy at 4.5% a year on average, a decreasing population may take the edge off the growing economy.
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Poland will soon be the 6th largest nation in the E.U., according to GDP. Green highlighting means that it is categorized as having a 'very High HDI' (Human Development Index) score. Poland is essentially a Western European nation - now world-leading industries and firms have to come about, and average wages need to reach Western levels. Here's hoping!
In Europe, before the outbreak of the war, the Allies had significant advantages in both population and economics. In 1938, the Western Allies (United Kingdom, France, Poland and British Dominions) had a 30 percent larger population and a 30 percent higher gross domestic product than the European Axis (Germany and Italy); if colonies are included, it then gives the Allies more than a 5:1 advantage in population and nearly 2:1 advantage in GDP.
In March 2013, the net average monthly wage in the country was €387 – one of the lowest in the EU. Inflation in October 2013 was 3.7%. Unemployment in Romania was at 7% in 2012, which is very low compared to other middle-sized or large European countries such as Poland, France and Spain. General government gross debt is also comparatively low, at 37.8% of GDP, and the government budget deficit is at −2.7%
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