Adjusted savings: gross savings (% of GNI) - Country Ranking

Definition: Gross savings are the difference between gross national income and public and private consumption, plus net current transfers.

Source: World Bank national accounts data files.

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Libya 66.79 2008
2 Kiribati 59.27 1992
3 Macao SAR, China 56.39 2017
4 Brunei 52.37 2017
5 Suriname 51.57 2010
6 Singapore 49.84 2017
7 Gabon 48.76 2012
8 Qatar 48.57 2017
9 China 47.13 2017
10 Nepal 45.09 2017
11 Ireland 42.76 2017
12 Botswana 40.71 2017
13 Algeria 38.42 2017
14 Iran 37.70 2000
15 Malta 37.22 2017
16 Philippines 36.40 2017
17 Korea 36.11 2017
18 Sri Lanka 34.97 2017
19 Luxembourg 34.22 2017
20 Bangladesh 33.79 2017
21 North Macedonia 33.78 2017
22 Papua New Guinea 33.57 2004
23 Thailand 33.40 2017
24 Switzerland 33.18 2017
25 Ethiopia 32.92 2017
26 Norway 32.46 2017
27 Panama 32.13 2017
28 Bhutan 32.10 2017
29 Zambia 32.05 2016
30 Indonesia 31.82 2017
31 Tanzania 31.25 2017
32 Cabo Verde 31.03 2017
33 Netherlands 31.03 2017
34 Kyrgyz Republic 30.73 2017
35 Bahrain 30.52 2017
36 Myanmar 30.45 2017
37 Kuwait 30.33 2017
38 India 30.19 2017
39 Guyana 30.15 2016
40 Belarus 29.73 2017
41 Saudi Arabia 29.66 2017
42 Morocco 29.59 2017
43 Azerbaijan 29.56 2017
44 Syrian Arab Republic 29.44 2007
45 Malaysia 29.32 2017
46 Estonia 29.23 2017
47 Kazakhstan 29.16 2017
48 Mongolia 28.92 2017
49 Sweden 28.76 2017
50 Bulgaria 28.28 2017
51 Czech Republic 28.01 2017
52 Denmark 27.89 2017
53 Germany 27.53 2017
54 Austria 27.50 2017
55 Vanuatu 27.35 2014
56 Angola 27.27 2017
57 Japan 27.04 2017
58 Hungary 26.96 2017
59 Russia 26.80 2017
60 Mauritania 26.55 2017
61 Slovenia 26.52 2017
62 Ecuador 26.42 2017
63 Turkey 25.81 2017
64 Vietnam 25.63 2017
65 Hong Kong SAR, China 25.51 2017
66 Haiti 25.48 2017
67 Croatia 25.47 2017
68 Belgium 25.16 2017
69 Georgia 24.82 2017
70 Paraguay 24.79 2017
71 Nicaragua 24.63 2017
72 Cambodia 24.47 2017
73 Israel 23.95 2017
74 Iceland 23.87 2017
75 Mexico 23.41 2017
76 Latvia 23.08 2017
77 Spain 23.00 2017
78 Finland 22.71 2017
79 Slovak Republic 22.61 2017
80 Honduras 22.48 2017
81 Australia 22.45 2017
82 Dominican Republic 22.41 2017
83 France 22.37 2017
84 Timor-Leste 22.13 2017
85 New Zealand 22.05 2017
86 Jamaica 21.65 2017
87 Romania 21.64 2017
88 Ghana 21.44 2017
89 Chile 21.35 2017
90 Peru 21.07 2017
91 Uganda 20.57 2017
92 Poland 20.56 2017
93 Italy 20.24 2017
94 Canada 20.24 2017
95 Tajikistan 20.06 2017
96 Lesotho 20.02 2016
97 Oman 19.61 2017
98 Lao PDR 19.59 2017
99 Niger 19.49 2016
100 The Gambia 19.44 2012
101 Senegal 19.37 2014
102 Côte d'Ivoire 19.32 2016
103 Dem. Rep. Congo 19.23 2017
104 Pakistan 19.07 2017
105 Nigeria 18.83 2017
106 Afghanistan 18.78 2017
107 United States 18.62 2017
108 Cameroon 18.58 2017
109 Ukraine 18.51 2017
110 Armenia 17.47 2017
111 Moldova 17.43 2016
112 Portugal 17.02 2017
113 Djibouti 17.00 2017
114 Fiji 16.91 2016
115 Colombia 16.88 2017
116 Uruguay 16.79 2017
117 The Bahamas 16.77 2017
118 Albania 16.63 2017
119 South Africa 16.30 2017
120 Bolivia 16.25 2017
121 Namibia 16.16 2017
122 Tonga 16.03 2012
123 Serbia 15.95 2017
124 Mali 15.88 2014
125 Burkina Faso 15.82 2016
126 Eritrea 15.81 2000
127 Central African Republic 15.47 1994
128 Madagascar 15.35 2017
129 El Salvador 15.19 2017
130 Costa Rica 14.97 2017
131 Brazil 14.58 2017
132 Sudan 14.33 2017
133 Guatemala 14.33 2017
134 Montenegro 14.16 2017
135 Argentina 13.84 2017
136 Guinea 13.60 2017
137 Lithuania 13.58 2009
138 Chad 13.50 1994
139 Rwanda 13.48 2017
140 United Kingdom 13.35 2017
141 Seychelles 13.08 2017
142 Bosnia and Herzegovina 12.92 2017
143 Benin 12.74 2016
144 Togo 12.66 2016
145 Jordan 12.30 2017
146 Cyprus 12.17 2017
147 Comoros 12.05 2012
148 Palau 11.69 2015
149 Greece 11.32 2017
150 Iraq 11.04 2016
151 Belize 10.52 2017
152 Malawi 10.51 2017
153 Egypt 10.12 2017
154 Eswatini 9.67 2017
155 Kenya 9.53 2017
156 Tunisia 9.16 2017
157 Venezuela 9.04 2014
158 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 8.66 2017
159 Mauritius 8.14 2017
160 St. Lucia 8.12 2016
161 Mozambique 7.74 2017
162 Guinea-Bissau 7.56 2016
163 Burundi 5.87 2016
164 Solomon Islands 3.15 2006
165 Lebanon 1.80 2017
166 Barbados -0.41 2013
167 Zimbabwe -2.42 2017
168 Congo -4.76 2016
169 Sierra Leone -15.03 2016
170 Liberia -53.74 2017

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Limitations and Exceptions: Because gross savings is calculated as a residual it includes errors, which may not be offsetting, in its components.

Statistical Concept and Methodology: Gross savings are calculated as a residual from the national accounts by taking the difference between income earned by residents (including income received from abroad and workers' remittances) and their consumption expenditures.

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual