Economy & Politics

Economy and politics are two topics that are strongly interconnected. The decisions made by political bodies have an influence on the economy of a nation, and how well the economy is doing is usually seen as a direct reflection of political policies and the success of the government in power. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is seen as an indicator as to how strong a nation is, employment figures indicate the health of an economy, and national elections can influence the growth of a country for years to come. The Economy and Politics industry covers all manner of topics, such as unemployment, GDP, government finances and employment, and policy.

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  • Global economic indicators
  • Politics in the UK
  • Inflation worldwide
  • The United States Supreme Court

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  • The 20 countries with the largest gross domestic product (GDP) per capita in 2021 (in U.S. dollars)

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  • Countries with the highest military spending worldwide in 2021 (in billion U.S. dollars)

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  • Number of military personnel in NATO countries in 2021 (in 1,000s)

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  • The 20 countries with the most billionaires in 2022

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Industry Definition

Statista offers a wide range of statistics and studies covering Economy & Politics. Under Economy, data covering business enterprise, employment, income and expenditure, international trade and treaties, key economic indicators, nonprofit organizations, as well as wages and salaries is offered. Concerning Politics & Government, Statista covers areas including elections, government employment, government finance, national security, policy, and welfare. Finally, Statista covers a wide range of International data, covering key economic indicators for more than 150 countries.

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