The GDP (PPP) growth is calculated from 2008 (the start of the global economic crisis) up to 2011, the results are displayed in both Thematic Map and tabular format.
39 countries had their economy shrink, this certainly includes countries which were hit hard by the crisis, like Iceland, Ireland, Greece, Spain and United Kingdom. United States had only 1.1 % growth in 3 years.
In general, developing countries had very high growth since the global crisis. More than 40 countries had a growth higher than 15% in 3 years, this includes countries with large economies like India, China, Nigeria and Argentina.