Germany's gross domestic product grew by a record 8.5 percent in the three months to September 2020, compared to a preliminary estimate of an 8.2 percent expansion and after the historic slump of 9.8 percent in the second quarter. The expansion was supported by a rebound in household consumption (10.8 percent vs -11.1 percent in Q2), and strong fixed investment in machinery and equipment (16 percent vs -15.1 percent). In addition, net exports added positively to the growth as exports increased by 18.1 percent (vs -20.5 percent in Q2) while imports rose at a softer 9.1 percent (vs -15.9 percent in Q2). Year-on-year, the economy shrank by 4 percent in the September quarter, following a record contraction of 11.3 percent in the second quarter. source: Federal Statistical Office
GDP Growth Rate in Germany averaged 0.47 percent from 1970 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 8.50 percent in the third quarter of 2020 and a record low of -9.80 percent in the second quarter of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Germany GDP Growth Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany GDP Growth Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2020.
GDP Growth Rate in Germany is expected to be -1.20 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 1.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Germany GDP Growth Rate is projected to trend around 1.10 percent in 2021 and 0.60 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.