The size of an economy is measured by GDP (Gross Domestic Product). GDP is calculated by adding up the value of all goods and services produced within a country’s borders in a given year. This includes the value of goods and services produced by both the government and the private sector. GDP is typically measured in monetary terms, using current market prices for goods and services. GDP is used as a measure of the size and strength of an economy, as well as its overall level of economic activity. It is often used to compare the economies of different countries and to track economic growth over time.
There are several traditional ways to increase the GDP: