Population 1,155,347,678 (in 2009, source: World Bank)
GDP $1.43 trillion (nominal: 11th; 2010)
GDP growth 8.2% (2010, Q3) GDP per capita $1,176 (nominal: 137th; 2010)
Labor force 478 million (2nd; 2009)
Main industries telecommunications, textiles, chemicals, food processing, steel, transportation equipment, cement, mining, petroleum, machinery, information technology, pharmaceuticals
In economics, BRICS refers to a group of countries, namely, Brazil, Russia, India and China, four countries with massive potential. They features a similar stage of newly advanced economic development.