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Projected GDP per capita Ranking (2016-2020)

Source International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook (October-2016)
Date22 Jan 2017

This ranking is based on projection by IMF outlook October 2016. In 2016, Top ten richest economies in nominal terms are : Luxembourg, Switzerland, Norway, Macao SAR, Ireland, Qatar, Iceland, United States, Denmark and Singapore. In ppp terms, Top ten economies are : Qatar, Luxembourg, Macao SAR, Singapore, Brunei Darussalam, Kuwait, Ireland, Norway, United Arab Emirates and San Marino. Six economies Luxembourg (1,2), Qatar(6,1), Norway(3,8), Macao SAR (4,3), Ireland (5,7), and Singapore(10,4)are common in both methods. Other fours are : Switzerland, Iceland, United States and Denmark in top 10 on nominal basis, while Brunei Darussalam, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, and San Marino in top 10 on ppp basis.

Luxembourg and Qatar is at the top position on nominal and ppp basis, respectively in 2016. With per capita income of $105,829 Luxembourg is 10.26 times richer than world's $10,313. But in ppp terms, Luxembourg is only 6.24 times richer than world's $16,329. In ppp terms, Qatar have GDP per capita of 129,727 international dollar, 7.94 times higher than world. Qatar is at 6th position in nominal ranking.

In nominal, 1st ranked Luxembourg is ahead by $26,251 with 2nd rank Switzerland. In ppp, 1st ranked Qatar is ahead by $27,790 with 2nd rank Luxembourg.

United States (1,8) is present in both list of top ten GDP and GDP per capita ranking at nominal terms. Germany (4,18), Canada (10,19), Australia (13,12), Netherlands (17,14) and Switzerland (19,2) are in top twenty list of both ranking. In PPP, there is no economy in top ten in both ranking. Four economies in both list of top 20: United States (2,13), Germany (5,14), Saudi Arabia (14,14) and Australia (19,18).

All 50 richest economies has gdp growth less than 5%, 4 has in range of 4-5% and 3 has in negative.

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GDP (Nominal) per capita Ranking 2016
RankCountry GDP (Nominal) per capita ($)Growth GDP (Nominal) (billions of $)Continent
2016times to worlddiff2020 times to worldRank2016Rank
1Luxembourg105,82910.26-120,9018.6313.560.9874Europe
2Switzerland79,5787.722625185,4646.4920.99662.4819Europe
3Norway71,4976.93808078,1865.8340.82376.2730Europe
4Macao SAR67,0136.50448570,3235.467-4.7544.0785Asia
5Ireland65,8716.39114278,5735.3734.94307.9237Europe
6Qatar60,7335.89513877,7104.9552.63156.6055Asia
7Iceland57,8895.61284470,9494.7264.9519.44111Europe
8United States57,2945.5659565,8744.6781.5818,561.931North America
9Denmark53,2435.16405161,6394.3491.01302.5739Europe
10Singapore53,0535.1419059,7624.32111.7296.6440Asia
11Sweden51,6045.00144955,3364.21133.55517.4423Europe
12Australia51,5935.0011.060,5054.20102.871,256.6413Oceania
13San Marino49,5794.81201356,0844.041211.556170Europe
14Netherlands45,2104.38436951,9673.68141.69769.9317Europe
15Austria44,5614.3264949,9053.63161.35387.3029Europe
16Finland43,4924.22106949,5843.54170.9239.1944Europe
17Hong Kong SAR42,9634.1752950,3603.50151.44316.0734Asia
18Germany42,3264.1063748,1283.45191.753,494.904Europe
19Canada42,3194.106.9648,8763.45181.161,532.3410North America
20Belgium41,4914.0282845,9283.38211.45470.1824Europe
21United Kingdom40,4123.92107943,4633.29241.842,649.895Europe
22France38,5373.74187543,3503.14251.332,488.286Europe
23New Zealand38,0663.6947146,2313.10202.77179.3653Oceania
24United Arab Emirates38,0503.6915.844,8593.10222.26375.0231Asia
25Japan37,3043.6274644,1223.04230.514,730.303Asia
26Israel36,5573.5474741,1382.98262.78311.7435Asia
27Italy30,2942.94626333,0202.47290.761,852.508Europe
28Puerto Rico29,0482.82124629,0442.3733-1.8100.8561North America
29Korea27,6332.68141533,8172.25282.721,404.3811Asia
30Spain27,0122.6262131,6032.20313.061,252.1614Europe
31Kuwait26,1462.5486632,6722.13302.49110.4659Asia
32Brunei Darussalam24,7132.40143337,1782.01270.3810.46133Asia
33The Bahamas24,5672.3814627,3772.00340.269.047137North America
34Malta24,2982.3627030,6681.98324.0810.46132Europe
35Bahrain24,1192.3417827,3251.97352.131.8297Asia
36Cyprus23,4252.2769427,1341.91362.7519.93109Europe
37Taiwan Province of China22,0442.14138124,8201.80380.97519.1522Asia
38Slovenia21,3702.0767425,0201.74372.3444.1284Europe
39Saudi Arabia19,9221.93144823,5641.62391.19637.7920Asia
40Portugal19,7591.9216422,5131.61401.01205.8647Europe
41Czech Republic18,3261.78143319,6031.49492.45193.5450Europe
42Greece18,0781.7524822,0131.47420.06195.8849Europe
43Estonia17,8961.7418122,3981.46411.5223.48104Europe
44St. Kitts and Nevis16,9791.6591819,8921.38463.530.955177North America
45Trinidad and Tobago16,7171.6226220,5821.3644-2.7522.81105North America
46Slovak Republic16,6481.6169.020,8101.36433.4490.2665Europe
47Palau16,3891.5925920,2321.344500.296187Oceania
48Barbados15,9551.5543318,8361.30501.74.473153North America
49Uruguay15,8641.5491.019,8751.29470.154.3778South America
50Seychelles15,3191.4954518,3801.25524.881.419172Africa
World 10,313 12,270 75,213
GDP (PPP) per capita Ranking 2016
RankCountry GDP (PPP) per capita (Int. $)GrowthGDP (PPP) (billions of Int. $) Continent
2016times to worlddiff2020 times to worldRank2016Rank
1Qatar129,7277.94-147,7476.6212.63334.4951Asia
2Luxembourg101,9366.2427790114,8925.2023.558.74105Europe
3Macao SAR96,1485.895789101,9294.904-4.7563.22103Asia
4Singapore87,0825.339066101,1914.4451.7486.9140Asia
5Brunei Darussalam79,7114.887371107,8194.0630.3833.73122Asia
6Kuwait71,2644.36844777,6573.6372.49301.0654Asia
7Ireland69,3754.25188982,3943.5464.94324.3052Europe
8Norway69,2964.2478.777,3883.5380.82364.6948Europe
9United Arab Emirates67,6964.15160074,4883.4592.26667.2132Asia
10San Marino64,4433.95325374,1793.291012.023175Europe
11Switzerland59,3763.64506865,8193.03130.99494.3039Europe
12Hong Kong SAR58,0953.56128168,9552.96111.44427.3945Asia
13United States57,2943.5180165,8742.92121.5818,561.932North America
14Saudi Arabia54,0783.31321659,8592.76141.191,731.2314Asia
15Netherlands50,8463.11323258,9192.59151.69865.9127Europe
16Bahrain50,3033.0854354,4972.57212.166.3797Asia
17Sweden49,6783.0462456,6122.53173.55498.1338Europe
18Australia48,8062.9987255,8772.49192.871,188.7619Oceania
19Germany48,1902.9561655,0372.46201.753,979.085Europe
20Iceland48,0702.9411956,6662.45164.9516.15148Europe
21Austria47,8562.9321453,2372.44231.35415.9446Europe
22Taiwan Province of China47,7902.9366.256,1412.44180.971,125.4821Asia
23Denmark46,6032.85118753,4782.38221.01264.8460Europe
24Canada46,2402.8336351,9552.36241.161,674.3116North America
25Belgium44,8812.75135849,6602.29251.45508.6037Europe
26Oman43,7372.68114446,5912.23291.79173.0769Asia
27United Kingdom42,5142.60122348,1562.17271.842,787.749Europe
28France42,3842.6013048,4342.16261.332,736.7210Europe
29Finland41,8132.5657247,2272.13280.9229.9562Europe
30Japan38,8942.38291943,9371.98320.514,931.884Asia
31Equatorial Guinea38,6992.3719534,0301.9746-9.8731.77125Africa
32Korea37,9482.3275145,9321.94312.721,928.6213Asia
33Malta37,8912.3256.746,3531.93304.0816.32147Europe
34Puerto Rico37,7232.3116839,4211.9239-1.8130.9778North America
35New Zealand37,1082.2761543,4591.89332.77174.8567Oceania
36Spain36,4512.2365743,2201.86343.061,689.7115Europe
37Italy36,3132.2213840,6371.85350.762,220.5812Europe
38Israel34,8342.13147940,0281.78372.78297.0556Asia
39Cyprus34,3872.1144740,2341.75362.7529.26129Europe
40Czech Republic33,2232.03116439,5111.69382.45350.8649Europe
41Slovenia32,0281.96119537,2371.63432.3466.1398Europe
42Trinidad and Tobago31,9341.9693.937,8541.6342-2.7543.57108North America
43Slovak Republic31,1821.9175139,2401.59403.44169.0770Europe
44Lithuania29,8821.83130138,9451.52412.5985.7988Europe
45Estonia29,5021.8138036,5471.50441.5238.70113Europe
46Portugal28,5151.7598632,4861.45521.01297.0955Europe
47Seychelles28,1481.7236733,8821.44474.882.608172Africa
48Poland27,7151.7043434,3421.41453.131,052.2524Europe
49Malaysia27,2341.6748033,5331.39484.3863.7728Asia
50Hungary27,2111.6723.732,8031.39512267.6259Europe
World 16,329 19,611 119,097