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5 charts on the state of the global economic recovery

Global output is expected to remain about 2% below pre-pandemic projections by 2022. Image: REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Collette Wheeler

Économiste, Banque Mondiale


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contributions to global growth
The United States and China are each expected to contribute over one-quarter of global growth in 2021. Image: The World Bank
forecast revisions to global growth 2021
Global growth in 2021 is projected to be more robust than previously envisioned. Image: World Bank
a chart showing deisation of output from prepandemic projections
By 2022, global output is expected to remain about 2 percent below pre-pandemic projections. Image: World Bank

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epr capita income growth relative to advance economies
Per capita income growth in many EMDEs will lag the pace of recovery in advanced economies. Image: World Bank
green house gas emissions
A comprehensive set of policies will be required to promote a strong recovery that mitigates inequality and enhances environmental sustainability. Image: World Bank
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