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World GDP (nominal) per capita Ranking

Source International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook (April-2015)
Date27 Apr 2015

GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. In Nominal method, market exchange rates are used for conversion. This ranking is based on IMF World Economic Outlook (October-2014).

Luxembourg is richest country of world on exchange rate basis. GDP (nominal) per capita of Luxembourg is estimated at 111,716 USD in 2014. Per capita income of Luxembourg is 10.27 times greater than world average $10,880. GDP (Nominal) per capita of Luxembourg is increased by $1,410 in 2014. Norway is second and Qatar is at third place.

Top ten richest countries in 2014 are : Luxembourg, Norway, Qatar, Switzerland, Australia, Denmark, Sweden, San Marino, Singapore, United States. In top ten, GDP per capita of 5 countries has decreased in 2014 compare to 2013. In this list, six countries are located in Europe continent, two are located in Asia and one each is located in Oceania and North America continent. 8 countries has population of less than 10 millions. Only Australia (23 millions) and United States (320 millions) has population more than 10 millions.

Change in Top 10: Denmark displaced Sweden to become 6th richest country of the world. Per capita income of Denmark is increased by 614 USD, while Per capita income of Sweden is decreased by 1,595 USD.

Change in Top 11-20: Rank of Canada is down by 4 place from 11 to 15 after decreasing per capita income about $1,995. United Kingdom (19) has entered in top 20 after increament of 3,833 USD. Rank of Ireland (11), Iceland (14) is moved up by 2 place. Rank of Finland (16) has down by 1 position.

Continent-wise - Top 3: Asia : 1. Qatar, 2. Singapore, 3. United Arab Emirates. Africa : 1. Equatorial Guinea, 2. Seychelles, 3. Gabon. Europe : 1. Luxembourg, 2. Norway, 3. Switzerland. North America : 1. United States, 2. Canada, 3. The Bahamas. South America : 1. Uruguay, 2. Chile, 3. Argentina. Oceania : 1. Australia, 2. New Zealand, 3. Palau.

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RankCountry GDP capita ($)times to worldContinent
20132014
1Luxembourg110,307111,71610.27Europe
2Norway102,49697,0138.92Europe
3Qatar99,37093,9658.64Asia
4Switzerland85,31887,4758.04Europe
5Australia64,42961,2195.63Oceania
6Denmark59,95060,5645.57Europe
7Sweden60,08658,4915.38Europe
8San Marino57,31556,8205.22Europe
9Singapore55,98056,3195.18Asia
10United States52,93954,5975.02North America
11Ireland50,54353,4624.91Europe
12Netherlands50,81051,3734.72Europe
13Austria50,50051,3074.72Europe
14Iceland47,63051,2624.71Europe
15Canada52,39350,3984.63North America
16Finland49,21449,4974.55Europe
17Belgium47,03347,7224.39Europe
18Germany46,20047,5904.37Europe
19United Kingdom41,82045,6534.20Europe
20France44,10444,5384.09Europe
21New Zealand41,49043,8374.03Oceania
22United Arab Emirates44,55243,1803.97Asia
23Kuwait45,18943,1033.96Asia
24Hong Kong SAR38,06039,8713.66Asia
25Israel36,06636,9913.40Asia
26Brunei Darussalam39,65936,6073.36Asia
27Japan38,63336,3323.34Asia
28Italy35,81535,8233.29Europe
29Spain29,90730,2782.78Europe
30Bahrain27,91728,2722.60Asia
31Korea25,97528,1012.58Asia
32Cyprus27,30026,1152.40Europe
33Malta23,86524,8762.29Europe
34Saudi Arabia24,81624,4542.25Asia
35The Bahamas23,63924,0342.21North America
36Slovenia23,31724,0192.21Europe
37Taiwan Province of China21,87422,5982.08Asia
38Portugal21,51422,1302.03Europe
39Greece21,90321,6531.99Europe
40Trinidad and Tobago20,27921,3111.96North America
41Estonia18,85219,6711.81Europe
42Czech Republic19,85519,5631.80Europe
43Oman21,41719,0021.75Asia
44Slovak Republic18,06418,4541.70Europe
45Equatorial Guinea20,58118,3891.69Africa
46Lithuania15,69716,3861.51Europe
47Uruguay16,42116,1991.49South America
48Latvia15,12615,7291.45Europe
49Barbados15,37415,5791.43North America
50Palau14,02215,2101.40Oceania
-World 10,74810,880
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