Chart of the Day: GDP Per Person

Posted by Samuel A. Kiburz on Jun 1, 2023 11:25:29 AM

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consistent growth on the chart is denoted by a blue line

Today’s Chart of the Day shows the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per person growing 2% per year since 1870. Aside from the pause during the Great Depression, the United States has been an engine of growth for the last 150 years, due to our free and capitalist system.

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