The German economy advanced a seasonally-adjusted 0.4 percent on quarter in the first quarter of 2019, unrevised from the preliminary estimate and after showing no growth in the previous period. The expansion was mainly supported by the fastest increase in household spending in eight years, a pick-up in construction activity and rising exports. GDP Growth Rate in Germany averaged 0.51 percent from 1970 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 4 percent in the second quarter of 1970 and a record low of -4.50 percent in the first quarter of 2009.
GDP Growth Rate in Germany is expected to be -0.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate GDP Growth Rate in Germany to stand at 0.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Germany GDP Growth Rate is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.