Gross savings (% of GDP) - Country Ranking

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

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Timor-Leste 195.74 2013
2 Libya 72.97 2008
3 Brunei 58.33 2012
4 Qatar 58.28 2014
5 Macao SAR, China 57.29 2014
6 China 49.31 2014
7 Kuwait 48.79 2014
8 Botswana 47.73 2014
9 Singapore 46.73 2014
10 Philippines 46.34 2014
11 Kiribati 45.04 1992
12 Saudi Arabia 44.06 2013
13 Algeria 43.50 2014
14 Gabon 43.47 2005
15 Nepal 41.33 2014
16 Azerbaijan 39.33 2014
17 Lesotho 39.08 2013
18 Norway 37.88 2014
19 Bangladesh 37.72 2014
20 Iran 37.09 2000
21 Korea 34.92 2014
22 Bhutan 34.75 2014
23 Cabo Verde 34.02 2011
24 Switzerland 31.50 2014
25 Zambia 31.43 2010
26 Indonesia 31.35 2014
27 India 31.26 2014
28 Ethiopia 31.13 2012
29 Papua New Guinea 30.42 2004
30 Vietnam 30.27 2014
31 Angola 29.50 2013
32 Mali 29.49 2013
33 Tonga 29.41 2012
34 Macedonia 29.29 2014
35 Malaysia 29.29 2014
36 Sweden 29.18 2014
37 Estonia 29.14 2014
38 Netherlands 28.98 2014
39 Syrian Arab Republic 28.94 2007
40 Vanuatu 28.92 2014
41 Djibouti 28.37 2005
42 The Gambia 27.88 2012
43 Ecuador 27.79 2014
44 Thailand 27.38 2014
45 Iraq 27.00 2012
46 Germany 26.94 2014
47 Slovenia 26.78 2014
48 Belarus 26.54 2014
49 Kazakhstan 26.27 2014
50 Hong Kong SAR, China 25.86 2014
51 Morocco 25.76 2013
52 Denmark 25.76 2014
53 Trinidad and Tobago 25.69 2011
54 Venezuela 25.64 2012
55 Panama 25.22 2012
56 Austria 24.87 2014
57 Bahrain 24.70 2013
58 Burkina Faso 24.49 2010
59 Hungary 24.31 2014
60 Australia 23.93 2014
61 Ireland 23.92 2014
62 Czech Republic 23.89 2014
63 Mongolia 23.84 2014
64 Belgium 23.81 2014
65 St. Kitts and Nevis 23.75 2013
66 Israel 23.65 2014
67 Russia 23.44 2014
68 Haiti 23.15 2014
69 Pakistan 22.82 2014
70 Japan 22.38 2014
71 Romania 22.28 2014
72 Bulgaria 22.26 2014
73 Peru 22.21 2014
74 Sri Lanka 22.20 2010
75 Nigeria 22.16 2014
76 Sierra Leone 21.48 2010
77 Canada 21.45 2014
78 Niger 21.30 2013
79 New Zealand 21.21 2014
80 Jordan 21.16 2014
81 Latvia 20.84 2014
82 Bolivia 20.77 2014
83 Spain 20.75 2014
84 Tanzania 20.50 2014
85 Oman 20.49 2013
86 Chile 20.20 2014
87 Iceland 20.07 2013
88 Senegal 20.07 2011
89 France 20.04 2014
90 Georgia 19.98 2014
91 Slovak Republic 19.77 2014
92 Mexico 19.54 2014
93 Namibia 19.44 2014
94 Nicaragua 19.37 2014
95 Moldova 19.35 2014
96 Luxembourg 19.22 2014
97 Uganda 18.98 2014
98 Finland 18.95 2014
99 Croatia 18.91 2014
100 Lithuania 18.70 2014
101 Ghana 18.49 2014
102 United States 18.43 2014
103 Dominican Republic 18.42 2014
104 Colombia 18.35 2014
105 Italy 18.28 2014
106 Poland 18.13 2014
107 Zimbabwe 18.09 1994
108 Mauritania 17.98 2014
109 Burundi 17.78 2013
110 Argentina 17.66 2014
111 Yemen 17.46 2006
112 Tajikistan 17.22 2013
113 Paraguay 16.99 2014
114 Lao PDR 16.72 2013
115 Seychelles 16.33 2014
116 Uruguay 16.26 2014
117 Brazil 16.23 2014
118 Benin 16.17 2013
119 Côte d'Ivoire 15.84 2013
120 Eritrea 15.82 2000
121 Rwanda 15.55 2014
122 Cambodia 15.47 2014
123 Mozambique 15.42 2014
124 Malawi 15.25 2014
125 Congo 15.15 2007
126 Central African Republic 15.09 1994
127 Turkmenistan 15.01 1997
128 Portugal 14.93 2014
129 South Africa 14.89 2014
130 Honduras 14.79 2014
131 Turkey 14.74 2014
132 Costa Rica 14.34 2014
133 Jamaica 14.11 2014
134 Armenia 13.80 2014
135 Chad 13.38 1994
136 Malta 12.94 2011
137 United Kingdom 12.39 2014
138 Tunisia 12.33 2014
139 Egypt 12.03 2014
140 Albania 11.82 2014
141 St. Lucia 11.64 2013
142 Guatemala 11.60 2014
143 Bosnia and Herzegovina 10.93 2014
144 Comoros 10.86 2012
145 Greece 10.78 2013
146 Serbia 10.67 2014
147 Solomon Islands 10.29 2006
148 Fiji 10.20 2008
149 Cameroon 10.19 2013
150 Ukraine 9.98 2014
151 Dem. Rep. Congo 9.98 2014
152 Belize 9.92 2013
153 Kyrgyz Republic 9.90 2014
154 Sudan 9.79 2014
155 Kenya 9.56 2014
156 Suriname 9.10 2005
157 Antigua and Barbuda 9.07 2013
158 El Salvador 8.83 2014
159 Cyprus 8.78 2014
160 Mauritius 7.59 2014
161 Swaziland 6.84 2011
162 The Bahamas 6.33 2014
163 Madagascar 5.38 2013
164 Montenegro 5.01 2014
165 Liberia 4.36 2014
166 Lebanon 4.11 2014
167 Guinea-Bissau 3.76 2013
168 Guyana 3.33 2014
169 Dominica 0.52 2013
170 Barbados -0.99 2012
171 St. Vincent and the Grenadines -4.69 2013
172 Afghanistan -4.78 2014
173 Togo -5.84 2013
174 Grenada -6.14 2013
175 Guinea -17.05 2013
176 Equatorial Guinea -146.16 1996

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Statistical Concept and Methodology: Gross savings represent the difference between disposable income and consumption and replace gross domestic savings, a concept used by the World Bank and included in World Development Indicators editions before 2006. The change was made to conform to SNA concepts and definitions.

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual