Geopolitics-data European Union

PLANETARY GEOPOLITICS AND  ECONOMICS TODAY

 

Appendix 4

 GENERAL DATA OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

 

Society for the Promotion of a European Human Rights Model

Association pour la Promotion d'un Modèle Européen des Droits de l'Homme

 

By  Didier BERTIN

July 20, 2012

 

 

Table of Contents

 

I-INTRODUCTION-page 7

 

II - GDP - page 11

1-THE TWO WORLD LEADERS: UNITED STATES AND CHINA AND THE OTHER THIRTEEN  COUNTRIES HAVING A GDP HIGHER THAN ONE TRILLION USD -page 11

2-THE FIRST FOURTEEN COUNTRIES - INDIA EXCLUDED page 13

3-COUNTRIES HAVING A GDP INCLUDED BETWEEN ONE HUNDRED BILLION USD AND ONE TRILLION USD - page 13

4-THE OTHER HUNDRED THIRTY FOUR COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD INCLUDING INDIA-page 14

5-CASE OF THE FIRST THREE ECONOMIC LEADERS COMPARED TO THE FOURTH ONE- page 14

6-REAL WORLD AND MEDIA WORLD - PAGE 16

7-EXAMPLES OF DIFFERENCES BETWEEN REAL WORLD AND MEDIA WORLD-Page 18

8-THE LIMITS OF GDP AND THE DANGERS OF ITS GROWTH - Page 44

 

III-MILITARY DETERRENCE - page 49

1-THE TWO REAL GREAT POWERS-Page 49

2-THE THREE SECONDARY POWERS page 51

3-OTHER COUNTRIES WITH ANNUAL DEFENCE BUDGET  IN EXCESS OF FORTY BILLION - page 52

4 - ISRAEL -page 55

 

IV-OIL: RISK FOR THE DEMOCRACIES - page 57

1 - MAIN NET-OIL IMPORTERS -page 57

2-ORGANIZATION OF OIL PRODUCERS AND EXPORTERS - page 58

3-ECONOMIC SITUATION OF OIL PRODUCERS AND  EXPORTERS -    page 59

4-POLITY OF OIL PRODUCERS AND EXPORTERS  - page 62

5- THE CHOICES IN THE FIELD OF ENERGY - page 65

 

V-PUBLIC DEBT-page 66

1 - KEY DATA ON PUBLIC DEBT-page 66

2- THE RISK OF OVER-INDEBTEDNESS CONCERNS ESSENTIALLY THE RICHEST COUNTRIES -page 67

3-THE PUBLIC "OVER-INDEBTED" COUNTRIES ARE MAINLY IN THE RICHEST ONES, ACCOUNTING FOR ONLY  13.9% OF WORLD POPULATION -  page 68

4- EUROPEAN UNION, EURO AREA AND PUBLIC DEBT - page 71

5- JAPAN -page  73

6 - POLICY REGARDING  PUBLIC INDEBTEDNESS-page 74

 

VI -OTHER ECONOMIC OPTIONS - page 75

1 - THE RISK OF PROTECTIONISM - page 75

2 - ECONOMIC CHALLENGES- page 76

 

VII - PLANETARY SOCIAL DISPARTIES - page 80

1-DEFINITION-page 80

2-CALCULATION- page-80

3-GINI INDEX APPLIED TO THE PLANET-page 81

4-ANALYSIS-page 86

 

VIII-THE REASONS WHY THE EUROPEAN UNION IS NOT A GREAT POWER - Page 93

1-EU AND NATO-page 93

2-CREATION AND TREATIES - EXPANSION AND INTEGRATION, Page 96

3-THE PROBLEM OF THE APPLICATION OF THE CHARTER OF FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS-page 98

4-THE CONSTRAINTS OF DECISION MAKING-page 100

5 - INSTITUTIONS page 101

6-THE POLITICAL ORIENTATION OF THE EUROPEAN UNION-page 108

7-INTERNATIONAL POLITICS - page 112

8-THE CASE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ELECTIONS - page 113

9- THE DISPARITIES OF THE MEDIAN INCOME OF HOUSEHOLDS IN THE COUNTRIES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION - page 114

10-THE NEW MEMBERS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION -page 115

11-THE LIMITS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION page 116

12-A PARTICULAR EXAMPLE OF THE RIGHTIST ROOTING OF THE EUROPEAN UNION-page 119

A-The Prague Declaration of June 3, 2008 - page 120

B-The dangerous consequences of the Declaration  of Prague and of the related Declaration of the European Parliament-page 121

k-DECLARATION - page 135

 

IX - GENERAL CONCLUSION -page 138

 

APPENDICES

1-DATA OF THE FIRST 60 COUNTRIES WITH GDP HIGHER THAN 100 BILLIONS USD AND THE REST OF THE WORLD - Pages 145 and 146

2-DATA ON THE INDEBTED COUNTRIES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION page 147

3-DATA OF THE  EURO AREA COUNTRIES -page 148

4-GENERAL DATA OF THE EUROPEAN UNION -page 149

 

GENERAL DATA OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

 

FIGURES OF THE   EUROPEAN UNION

 

MN

 

BN USD

 

BN USD

%

taxes

%

%pop

%

POPUL.

COUNTRIES

GDP

GDP/POP

MILITARY

EXP.

PUBLIC DEBT

PUBLICDEBT

/PIB

BN USD

taxes/GDP

b.poverty

GINI

81

GERMANY

3 629

44802

54

2 975

82

1 582

43,6

15.6

27

67

France

2 808

42545

73

2 415

86

1 381

49,2

13.5

33

63

UK

2 481

39380

67

1 985

54

989

39,9

17.1

34

61

ITALY

2 246

36820

40

2 695

80

919

40,9

18.2

32

47

SPAIN

1 537

32702

18

1 045

68

591

38,5

20.7

32

38

POLAND

532

14 000

10

303

57

96

18,1

17.6

34

22

ROMANIA

185

8 409

4

72

39

60

32,2

21.1

33

17

NETHERLAND

858

50 471

14

549

64

392

45,7

10.3

31

11

GREECE

312

28 364

13

515

165

40

39,9

20.1

33

11

Portugal

242

22 000

6

249

103

109

44,9

17.9

39

10

CZECH REP.

220

22 000

3

90

41

53

23,9

9

31

10

BELGIUM

529

52 900

10

529

100

253

47,9

14.6

28

10

HUNGARY

148

14 800

3

123

83

72

48,4

12.3

25

9

SWEDEN

572

63 556

9

212

37

293

51,3

12.9

23

8

AUSTRIA

425

53 125

3

306

72

204

48

12

26

7

BULGARIA

54

7 714

2

10

18

19

35,2

20.7

33

6

DENMARK

349

58 166

5

164

47

125

35,8

13.3

25

5

IRELAND

222

44 400

2

238

107

76

34,4

5.5

34

5

FINLAND

271

54 200

5

133

49

142

52,4

13.1

27

5

SLOVAKIA

97

19 400

1

41

44

35

35,8

12

26

4

LITHUANIA

43

10 750

0

16

38

14

32,6

20.2

36

2

LATVIA

27

13 500

0

12

45

10

35,3

21.3

35

2

SLOVENIA

52

26 000

1

24

46

21

41,1

12.7

28

1

ESTONIA

23

23 000

0

1

6

9

38,4

15.8

31

1

CYPRUS

26

26 000

1

17

67

11

41,8

na

29

1

Luxembourg

63

63 000

1

13

20

25

39,6

14.5

26

0

MALTA

9

0

0

6

68

5

52,4

15.5

26

504

 

17 960

35 635

345

14 738

82

7 526

41,9

16

30