United States economic performance is strong, but tax revenues are much lower than the advanced democracies.

ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE 1

COLOR CODING
GreenRanked first for statistic
RedRanked last for statistic
 GDP per capita as % of US GDPGDP per hour worked as % of US GDPTax revenue as % of GDPTax revenue per capitaGovernment debt as a % of GDP
Australia86.581.527.8$15.5866
Canada77.874.332.2$14.96109
Denmark90.9106.246.0$26.7650
France73.796.746.2$17.79124
Germany88.0100.237.5$17.2172
Italy68.579.742.4$13.20153
Japan70.464.230.6$11.99235
Netherlands91.199.238.8$18.8570
Norway104115.438.2$28.7643
Sweden86.098.644.0$23.7958
United Kingdom75.184.933.3$13.31117
United States10010027.1$16.11136

SOURCE:

OECD

GDP per capita as percent of US GDP, 2017
GDP per hour worked as percent of US GDP, 2017
Tax revenue as percent of GDP
All data from 2017 except for Australia and Japan (2016).
Tax revenue per capita
All data from 2017 except for Australia and Japan (2016). Calculated using CIA World Factbook populations.
Government debt as percent of GDP
All data from 2017 except Japan (2016).

Notes

“For Whom the Economy Grows” Paul Krugman

August 30, 2018.
The GDP by itself isn’t an accurate measure of economic success, as discussed by Krugman. There is a disconnect between overall and individual growth that should be taken into account.