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English: GDP comparison of Allies and Axis, with no notes to keep smaller

This table shows the relationship in GDP (Gross Domestic Product) between the Allies and the Axis, from 1938 to 1945, counted in international dollars and 1990 prices. The vertical axis shows the relationship, i.e. 2.00 means the Allied production was 2 times larger than the Axis. Please note that only the following countries are included: Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK, USA and the Soviet Union.

Source: Mark Harrison, "The Economics of World War II: Six Great Powers in International Comparison", Cambridge University Press (1998).

Distribution notes: (estimates)

  • 1939: only 67% of Soviet Union is distributed to the Allies (due to the pact with Germany)
  • 1940: Soviet Union is not included at all. 56% of France is distributed to the Axis due to the invasion
  • 1941: 44% of Soviet Union is distributed to the Allies (after Operation Barbarossa)
  • 1944: 42% of France and all of Italy is distributed to the Allies due to invasions
  • 1945: All of France and Italy is distributed to the Allies
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