World Gross Domestic Product
Data CreatorPope, Addy
PublisherUniversity of Edinburgh
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CitationPope, Addy. (2017). World Gross Domestic Product, [Dataset]. University of Edinburgh. http://dx.doi.org/10.7488/ds/1812.
DescriptionGross Domestic Product data released by the International MOnetary Fund in October 2010. The data represents, on the whole, 2009 GDP and some countries do not have data available. GDP is expressed in Billions of dollars unless stated otherwise. Data was sourced from the International Monetary Fund website (http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/weo/2010/02/weodata/index.aspx) and was edited in ArcGIS. Data from the IMF website was combined with World Boundary data held in sharegeo (http://hdl.handle.net/10672/124) to allow maps to be made. A couple of countries do not map such as Montenegro, Sao Tome and Kosovo. These are expressed in the data but will not be visible in on the map. GIS vector data. This dataset was first accessioned in the EDINA ShareGeo Open repository on 2011-03-16 and migrated to Edinburgh DataShare on 2017-02-21.
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