pwt5.6: Penn World Table 5.6

Description Usage Format Details Source

Description

Purchasing power parity (PPP) and national income accounts in international prices for 152 countries over 1950–1992 (1985 as base year).

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 6,536 observations of 34 variables.

country

factor with country name.

wbcode

factor with World Bank country code.

continent

factor indicating continent.

benchmark

factor. Has the country ever participated in an international benchmark study?

year

year.

pop

population in 1000s.

rgdpch

real GDP per capita (chain-weighted index, in constant US dollars).

rgdpl

real GDP per capita (Laspeyres index, US dollars in 1985 prices).

c

real consumption share of GDP (% in 1985 prices).

i

real investment share of GDP (% in 1985 prices).

g

real government share of GDP (% in 1985 prices).

rgdptt

real GDP per capita in constant dollars adjusted for changes in terms of trade (1985 international prices for domestic absorption and current prices for exports and imports).

y

per capita GDP relative to US (US=100, % in current prices).

cgdp

real gross domestic product (GDP) per capita (US dollars in current prices).

cc

real consumption share of per capita GDP (% in current prices).

ci

real investment share of per capita GDP (% in current prices).

cg

real government share of per capita GDP (% in current prices).

p

price level of GDP (% PPP GDP/ US dollar exchange rate).

pc

price level of consumption (% [PPP of c]/xrat).

pi

price level of investment (% [PPP of i]/xrat).

pg

price level of government (% [PPP of g]/xrat).

xrat

exchange rate (US dollars).

rgdpeqa

real GDP per equivalent adult (US dollars in 1985 prices).

rgdpwok

real GDP per worker (US dollars in 1985 prices).

kapw

non-residential capital stock per worker (US dollars in 1985 prices).

kdur

producer durables (% of kapw) (in 1985 prices).

knres

non-residential construction (% of kapw in 1985 prices).

kother

other construction (% of kapw in 1985 prices).

kres

residential construction (% of kapw in 1985 prices).

ktranp

transportation equipment (% of kapw in 1985 prices).

open

openness (exports+imports)/nominal GDP.

rgnp

real gross national product (% of per capita GDP).

ipri

gross domestic private investment (% of gross domestic investment in current prices).

stliv

standard of living index (consumption plus government consumption minus military expenditure, % of GDP).

Details

The Penn World Table provides purchasing power parity and national income accounts converted to international prices for 152 countries for some or all of the years 1950–1992.

This version contains data from PWT version 5.6. As far as possible the original data from PWT has been preserved. For example, percentages have been maintained rather than converted to fractions.

Source

Alan Heston and Robert Summers, Penn World Table Version 5.6. URL http://pwt.econ.upenn.edu/.


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