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Gross World Product per capita

SourceWorld Bank Nominal (current), Nominal (constant 2010), PPP (current), PPP (constant 2011)
Date09 Dec 2019

Gross world product per capita is obtained by adding the GDP of each of the countries and dividing the total GDP by combined population of these countries.

GDP per capita of World, comprising 192 economies, in 2019 is projected around of US$11,464 in nominal terms, obtained by data from IMF. Global GDP per capita in terms of PPP is forecasted around of Int$18,779. Per capita income in ppp, which gives better estimates about living standard, is 1.64 times greater than nominal.

During three years, global per capita income grew by over 4% with highest growth rate of 4.52 percent in 1964. Global gdp per capita contracted during five years lowest of -2.9% in 2009.

In constant 2011 prices in ppp terms, which gives best idea about improvement in living standards over years, people of world has become richer by 78% from Int$8,975 in 1990 to Int$15,941 in 2017, as estimated by world bank comprising more than 200 economies. In nominal method, human has become richer by 190% since year 1960.

PPP : Year 2010 was best year for the world when its figure had improved by Int$499 at constant 2011 prices, next year of worst year 2009 when it had declined Int$202. At current prices, 2006 and 2009 was the best and worst year respectively.

Nominal : Year 2011 and 2010 was best year at current and constant prices, respectively. Year 2015 and 2009 was worst year at current and constant prices, respectively.

GDP (nominal) per capita of world
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Nominal
GDP per capita (ppp) of world
GDP per capita (ppp) of world thumbnail
PPP
GDP per capita growth rate of world
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Growth
Estimates by World Bank
Year GDP per capita Nominal ($) GDP per capita PPP (Int. $) Growth (%)
CurrentConstant (2010) CurrentConstant (2011)
19604523,758---
19614653,869--2.965
19624914,016--3.786
19635174,139--3.070
19645564,326--4.519
19655934,475--3.434
19666304,637--3.618
19676574,744--2.320
19686944,937--4.063
19697495,130--3.913
19708055,210--1.552
19718715,324--2.188
19729855,517--3.620
19731,1775,762--4.452
19741,3325,765--0.051
19751,4565,694---1.238
19761,5565,889--3.426
19771,7306,015--2.145
19782,0016,142--2.105
19792,2856,284--2.320
19802,5306,294--0.152
19812,5756,304--0.159
19822,5066,219---1.351
19832,5116,257--0.619
19842,5616,427--2.716
19852,6446,551--1.935
19863,0706,656--1.596
19873,4326,782--1.888
19883,7736,971--2.798
19893,8727,104--1.905
19904,2807,1865,4948,9751.151
19914,4597,1695,6778,952-0.241
19924,6627,1835,8448,9690.196
19934,6657,1816,0348,994-0.025
19944,9367,2876,2699,1201.471
19955,4087,3956,5259,2801.495
19965,4497,5366,8129,4991.901
19975,3537,7057,1019,7362.246
19985,2687,7947,2749,8431.148
19995,3907,9417,53210,0551.895
20005,4928,1827,98310,3943.032
20015,3898,2358,25710,5050.639
20025,5268,3098,55010,6630.904
20036,1238,4448,91510,9281.627
20046,8118,7059,51711,3623.090
20057,2878,93110,13011,7542.589
20067,8029,20310,95512,2273.051
20078,6849,47411,71912,7202.945
20089,4149,53212,25712,9240.607
20098,8219,25812,23012,722-2.875
20109,5399,53912,87213,2213.039
201110,4749,72213,58513,5851.920
201210,5899,85014,14513,8731.312
201310,7649,99214,75514,1791.450
201410,92910,15615,33314,5061.640
201510,21810,32515,80314,8261.664
201610,24810,46816,34315,1491.384
201710,77010,67717,13715,5431.999
201811,29810,88117,91415,9411.908
Obtained by IMF's Projections
Year GDP per capita ($/Int. $)
NominalPPP
201911,46418,779
202011,85619,584
202112,35720,471
202212,91421,452
202313,46122,419
202414,04423,432
Expansion in periods
Period GDP per capita Nominal GDP per capita PPP
CurrentConstantCurrentConstant
1960-19701.781.39--
1970-19803.141.21--
1980-19901.691.14--
1990-20001.281.141.451.16
2000-20101.741.171.611.27
2010-20181.181.141.391.21