United Nations Statistics Division
World Comparisons of Real Gross Domestic Product and Purchasing Power, 1985, Phase V of the International Comparison Programme
Series: F, No.64
Languages available:E, F
This publication reports the global results of phase V of the International Comparison Programme (ICP) for the benchmark year 1985. Section I of the report summarizes the 1985 results; section II provides concise notes on ICP methodology; section III provides brief references to each of the regional studies on which the global exercise was based; and section IV presents the detailed results of the global comparison and describes the global framework of ICP, its organisational procedures, linking of regional results and uses and limitations of the ICP results. Comparable data on real GDP, purchasing power parities, relative price and volume indices for 53 expenditure categories are available for 56 participating countries.