Table: Europe's Black Economy at Home...And Abroad

Europe's Black Economy at Home...

UNTAXED EARNINGS* SHARE (BILLIONS) OF GDP ITALY $250 23% GERMANY 268 15 FRANCE 125 11 SPAIN 78 17 EURO-ZONE 859 14 * 2000 estimates

Data: European Commission, Interpol, Informal Economy Research Center

...And Abroad

MONEY STASHED ILLEGALLY OFFSHORE** BILLIONS ITALY $320.00 GERMANY 250.8 FRANCE 104.9 SPAIN 105.2 EURO-ZONE 759.0

** As of June, 2001 Data: National central banks, Bank for International Settlements, Informal Economy Research Center, BusinessWeek estimates

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