This Map Shows Which States Have The Same GDP As Entire Countries

The United States has an enormous GDP. Sometimes it is easy to forget just how big spending in the USA has become. To highlight the wealth found in the United States, American Enterprise Institute’s Mark Perry created a map that shows which states have the same GDP as entire countries.

America’s $16.7 trillion economy is huge and while it may no longer be the largest in the world, the breakdown by state is pretty staggering.

US Map States and GDP

The largest economy in the United States is Californnia, which brings in $2.05 trillion. In comparison, all of Brazil features a GDP of just $2.25 trillion. California features 38.8 million residents, while Brazil is home to more than 200.4 million residents.

If California was its own country it would it would be the 10th most wealthy economy in the world.


Other recent stories

Avago Technologies Acquiring Broadcom For $37 Billion

Avago Technologies is acquiring Broadcom for $37 billion. The two companies confirmed on Thursday morning that they are in the advanced stages of forming a deal. Avago will acquire Broadcom with $17 billion in cash and $20 billion of its own… Read more

Uber Unveils Plans For San Francisco Headquarters [Photos]

Uber will begin construction on its San Francisco headquarters this fall and from first look photos it will be an amazing structure once completed. The new building is being constructed in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood near the… Read more

McDonald’s Is Making Two Major Changes To Its Burgers

McDonald’s is attempting to overhaul its business and the big plan is juicier burgers with crispy, hotter buns. The company revealed on Wednesday that it is changing how it cooks beef patties. The company hopes to create a juicer… Read more

Jim Chanos Warns Of Devastating ‘Disaster Waiting To Happen’ In Oil And Gas Industries

Hedge fund manager Jim Chanos wants us to know that the gas and oil industries are on the verge of a major disaster. The famed businessman warns that companies are working more inefficiently than ever to produce an ever increase demand for their… Read more

Missing Staff [Cartoon]

“The entire staff is missing. It’s one of the drawbacks of having our office on top of a… Read more

10 Schools with the Most Billionaire Undergrad Alumni

The number of billionaires keeps increasing each year and certain colleges, universities and other institutions of higher learning keep coming out on top for the most millionaire alumni. Here are our candidates for the top 10 institutions of… Read more

One Paycheck [Cartoon]

“I’m the CEO, President, Vice President and staff. Unfortunately, only one of us gets… Read more

Company Yard Sale [Cartoon]

“Our company needs cash flow, so we’re having a yard sale. How much would you like to sell your desk, phone and computer… Read more

The Revolving Door: 10 Politicians Who Moved Into Big Business

The “revolving door” between Capitol Hill and K Street has long been an unspoken truth inside the Beltway. Recent years have seen money flood Washington, however, with 50% of ‘retiring’ senators now taking lobbyist positions. This figure is up… Read more

10 Great Business Tips Learned From Hardcore Pawn

Les Gold with his children Seth and Ashley have been broadcasting parts of their business and lives in a reality television show titled, “Hardcore Pawn”. They run American Jewelry and Loan in Detroit, which is a city not well known for its… Read more

I’m Just Sayin’ [Cartoon]

“I’m willing to work hard and sleep with you to get this job. Just throwing it out… Read more

The Top 10 Cybersecurity Threats for your Business

You may think cybersecurity is only an issue for alphabet soup agencies and large corporations. That it doesn’t apply to your own business. While it’s true that attacks on large corporations have grown in recent years (James Comey–director of… Read more

Good News and Bad News [Cartoon]

“The good news is our company was bought out. The bad news is it was under the new program, Cash for Corporate… Read more

10 Entrepreneurs Who Used the Power of Pets to Make Millions

Image Source They’re cute, cuddly and comforting, so it’s little surprise that Americans own nearly 78 million pet dogs and almost 86 million pet cats. Such mind-boggling numbers have, of course, given rise to a hugely lucrative pet industry;… Read more