Here’s an interesting way of looking at some otherwise dry economic data.
Yesterday, the Bureau of Economic Analysis published a durable goods report that included GDP by industry for 2011. According to the report, U.S. manufacturing output reached $1.837 trillion.
Professor Mark Perry of the Carpe Diem blog wanted to see how that number stacked up relative to the world’s GDP readings.
Here’s the result:
Photo: Carpe Diem