The German economy shrank 3.7 percent year-on-year in the last quarter of 2020, less than initial estimates of a 3.9 percent drop. It is the 4th consecutive quarter of falling economic activity due to another coronavirus lockdown imposed from November. Considering full 2020, the GDP contracted 4.9%, less than a 5.3% drop in the preliminary estimate. The German economy is seen expanding 3 percent in 2021, according to government estimates from late January 2021. source: Federal Statistical Office
GDP Annual Growth Rate in Germany averaged 1.82 percent from 1971 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 7.20 percent in the first quarter of 1973 and a record low of -11.30 percent in the second quarter of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Germany GDP Annual Growth Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany GDP Annual Growth Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on April of 2021.
GDP Annual Growth Rate in Germany is expected to be -4.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate GDP Annual Growth Rate in Germany to stand at 2.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Germany GDP Annual Growth Rate is projected to trend around 3.60 percent in 2022 and 2.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.