Client Brief: United Kingdom $2M

Client Brief: United Kingdom $2M

Country overview

Country name: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; note – the island of Great Britain includes England, Scotland, and Wales

Capital: London

Government Type: parliamentary constitutional monarchy; a Commonwealth realm

Population: 68,138,484 (2023 est.)

Economic overview

High-income, diversified non-EU European economy; fifth-largest importer and exporter globally; after 2016 EU Brexit, increased quantitative easing avoided economic decline; 10% GDP contraction from COVID-19; global financial and diplomacy leader

Real GDP (purchasing power parity)

$3.028 trillion (2021 est.)

$2.816 trillion (2020 est.)

$3.166 trillion (2019 est.)

note: data are in 2017 dollars
country comparison to the world: 10