G20 Countries 2019

The G20 is a forum that is used to discuss policies surrounding international financial stability. The forum was originally formed in 1999. The G20 is made up of a group of nations with the most advanced and emergency economies in the world. These countries make up about 85% of global GDP, over 75% of global trade, and approximately two-thirds of the world’s total population. These nations also make up about half of the earth’s total land area.

The nations that make up the G20 include:

The presidency of the forum rotates every year, and the president has the responsibility of putting together the G20’s agenda is coordination with other members.

Every year, the president of the G20 invites guest countries to add to the agenda and participate in events. Past guests included Malaysia, Zimbabwe, and Sengal. There are also several permanent guest invitees including the Financial Stability Board, Spain, the United Nations, the World Bank Group, and the World Trade Organization.

Flag Name Population 2019 Area Growth Rate
China1,433,783,6869,706,961 km²0.43%
India1,366,417,7543,287,590 km²1.02%
United States329,064,9179,372,610 km²0.60%
Indonesia270,625,5681,904,569 km²1.10%
Brazil211,049,5278,515,767 km²0.75%
Russia145,872,25617,098,242 km²0.09%
Mexico127,575,5291,964,375 km²1.10%
Japan126,860,301377,930 km²-0.27%
Germany83,517,045357,114 km²0.47%
Turkey83,429,615783,562 km²1.32%
United Kingdom67,530,172242,900 km²0.58%
France65,129,728551,695 km²0.21%
Italy60,550,075301,336 km²-0.13%
South Africa58,558,2701,221,037 km²1.33%
South Korea51,225,308100,210 km²0.10%
Argentina44,780,6772,780,400 km²0.95%
Canada37,411,0479,984,670 km²0.91%
Saudi Arabia34,268,5282,149,690 km²1.68%
Australia25,203,1987,692,024 km²1.23%