United States - GDP per capita

GDP per capita (current US$)

The latest value for GDP per capita (current US$) in United States was $48,112 as of 2011. Over the past 51 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $48,112 in 2011 and $2,881 in 1960.

Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also:

Year Value
1960 $2,881
1961 $2,935
1962 $3,108
1963 $3,232
1964 $3,423
1965 $3,665
1966 $3,972
1967 $4,152
1968 $4,491
1969 $4,803
1970 $4,998
1971 $5,360
1972 $5,836
1973 $6,462
1974 $6,948
1975 $7,517
1976 $8,297
1977 $9,143
1978 $10,225
1979 $11,302
1980 $12,180
1981 $13,526
1982 $13,933
1983 $15,000
1984 $16,539
1985 $17,589
1986 $18,427
1987 $19,394
1988 $20,703
1989 $22,039
1990 $23,038
1991 $23,443
1992 $24,411
1993 $25,327
1994 $26,578
1995 $27,559
1996 $28,772
1997 $30,282
1998 $31,687
1999 $33,332
2000 $35,082
2001 $35,912
2002 $36,819
2003 $38,225
2004 $40,292
2005 $42,516
2006 $44,623
2007 $46,349
2008 $46,760
2009 $45,305
2010 $46,612
2011 $48,112

GDP per capita (current LCU)

The value for GDP per capita (current LCU) in United States was 48,112 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 48,112 in 2011 and a minimum value of 2,881 in 1960.

Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

Year Value
1960 2,881
1961 2,935
1962 3,108
1963 3,232
1964 3,423
1965 3,665
1966 3,972
1967 4,152
1968 4,491
1969 4,803
1970 4,998
1971 5,360
1972 5,836
1973 6,462
1974 6,948
1975 7,517
1976 8,297
1977 9,143
1978 10,225
1979 11,302
1980 12,180
1981 13,526
1982 13,933
1983 15,000
1984 16,539
1985 17,589
1986 18,427
1987 19,394
1988 20,703
1989 22,039
1990 23,038
1991 23,443
1992 24,411
1993 25,327
1994 26,578
1995 27,559
1996 28,772
1997 30,282
1998 31,687
1999 33,332
2000 35,082
2001 35,912
2002 36,819
2003 38,225
2004 40,292
2005 42,516
2006 44,623
2007 46,349
2008 46,760
2009 45,305
2010 46,612
2011 48,112

GDP per capita (constant 2000 US$)

The latest value for GDP per capita (constant 2000 US$) in United States was 37,691 as of 2011. Over the past 51 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 38,711 in 2007 and 13,723 in 1960.

Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in constant U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also:

Year Value
1960 13,723
1961 13,808
1962 14,427
1963 14,846
1964 15,491
1965 16,277
1966 17,136
1967 17,375
1968 18,028
1969 18,406
1970 18,229
1971 18,622
1972 19,441
1973 20,395
1974 20,105
1975 19,868
1976 20,747
1977 21,492
1978 22,462
1979 22,915
1980 22,631
1981 22,979
1982 22,310
1983 23,106
1984 24,554
1985 25,339
1986 25,966
1987 26,550
1988 27,389
1989 28,098
1990 28,298
1991 27,850
1992 28,401
1993 28,835
1994 29,655
1995 30,051
1996 30,828
1997 31,831
1998 32,847
1999 34,053
2000 35,082
2001 35,116
2002 35,428
2003 36,021
2004 36,931
2005 37,718
2006 38,349
2007 38,711
2008 38,209
2009 36,539
2010 37,330
2011 37,691

GDP per capita (constant LCU)

The value for GDP per capita (constant LCU) in United States was 42,486 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 43,636 in 2007 and a minimum value of 15,469 in 1960.

Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in constant local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

Year Value
1960 15,469
1961 15,565
1962 16,262
1963 16,735
1964 17,461
1965 18,348
1966 19,316
1967 19,585
1968 20,321
1969 20,747
1970 20,548
1971 20,991
1972 21,915
1973 22,990
1974 22,662
1975 22,396
1976 23,386
1977 24,226
1978 25,319
1979 25,830
1980 25,510
1981 25,902
1982 25,148
1983 26,045
1984 27,678
1985 28,562
1986 29,269
1987 29,927
1988 30,873
1989 31,673
1990 31,899
1991 31,393
1992 32,015
1993 32,503
1994 33,428
1995 33,874
1996 34,750
1997 35,881
1998 37,026
1999 38,386
2000 39,545
2001 39,584
2002 39,935
2003 40,604
2004 41,630
2005 42,516
2006 43,228
2007 43,636
2008 43,070
2009 41,188
2010 42,079
2011 42,486

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $)

The latest value for GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) in United States was 48,112 as of 2011. Over the past 31 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 48,112 in 2011 and 12,180 in 1980.

Definition: GDP per capita based on purchasing power parity (PPP). PPP GDP is gross domestic product converted to international dollars using purchasing power parity rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP as the U.S. dollar has in the United States. GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current international dollars.

Source: World Bank, International Comparison Program database.

See also:

Year Value
1980 12,180
1981 13,526
1982 13,933
1983 15,000
1984 16,539
1985 17,589
1986 18,427
1987 19,394
1988 20,703
1989 22,039
1990 23,038
1991 23,443
1992 24,411
1993 25,327
1994 26,578
1995 27,559
1996 28,772
1997 30,282
1998 31,687
1999 33,332
2000 35,082
2001 35,912
2002 36,819
2003 38,225
2004 40,292
2005 42,516
2006 44,623
2007 46,349
2008 46,760
2009 45,305
2010 46,612
2011 48,112

GDP per capita, PPP (constant 2005 international $)

The latest value for GDP per capita, PPP (constant 2005 international $) in United States was 42,486 as of 2011. Over the past 31 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 43,636 in 2007 and 25,148 in 1982.

Definition: GDP per capita based on purchasing power parity (PPP). PPP GDP is gross domestic product converted to international dollars using purchasing power parity rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP as the U.S. dollar has in the United States. GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in constant 2005 international dollars.

Source: World Bank, International Comparison Program database.

See also:

Year Value
1980 25,510
1981 25,902
1982 25,148
1983 26,045
1984 27,678
1985 28,562
1986 29,269
1987 29,927
1988 30,873
1989 31,673
1990 31,899
1991 31,393
1992 32,015
1993 32,503
1994 33,428
1995 33,874
1996 34,750
1997 35,881
1998 37,026
1999 38,386
2000 39,545
2001 39,584
2002 39,935
2003 40,604
2004 41,630
2005 42,516
2006 43,228
2007 43,636
2008 43,070
2009 41,188
2010 42,079
2011 42,486

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: National accounts