This organisation noted that is significantly larger than the 1.6% fall recorded in the first quarter of 2009 at the height of the financial crisis.
Between April and June this year, the GDP most dramatically fell by 25.2 in India, by 20.4% in the UK and by 17.1% in Mexico. It plunged by 9.1% in the United States.
The OECD said that China was the only G-20 country recording growth (11.5%) in that period. The organization said that reflects the earlier onset of the pandemic in this country and subsequent recovery.