Definition: This entry shows GDP on a purchasing power parity basis divided by population as of 1 July for the same year.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: GDP - per capita (PPP) map
San Jose area has world's third-highest GDP per capita, Brookings says
The Business Journal - 1/23/2015 1:07:47 AM
San Jose ranks third in the world in ... metro region GDP was $77,440 in 2014. The San Francisco-Oakland area ranked 12th at $66,790. The study defined per-capita GDP as the "size of an economy relative to population. It is not personal income or household ...
World Misery Index: Serbia one of the poorest countries in the world
InSerbia - 1/25/2015 5:44:35 AM
minus year-on-year per capita GDP growth, I constructed a misery index that comprehensively ranks 109 countries based on misery,” explained Hanke. According to his calculation, Venezuela is the poorest country in the world, followed by Argentina ...
The 29 Most Miserable Countries In The World
The Business Insider - 1/23/2015 2:43:49 PM
Venezuela, is again, the most miserable nation in the world ... year-on-year per capita GDP growth to determine "misery." Over the last year, Venezuela's misery score jumped by nearly 27 points to 106.03 — which puts the Latin American country almost ...
Economy Watch: US, World Metro Areas’ Economic Growth Vastly Uneven
multihousingnews.com - 1/23/2015 7:58:47 PM
The Brookings report also noted that metro areas continue to power national economic growth, with most of them registering faster GDP per capita or employment growth in 2014 than their respective countries. A third of the world’s 300 largest metropolitan ...
The World Misery Index: 108 Countries
CATO Institute - 1/22/2015 4:25:13 PM
Every country aims to lower inflation, unemployment, and lending rates, while increasing gross domestic product (GDP) per capita. Through a simple sum ... The five most miserable countries in the world at the end of 2014 are, in order: Venezuela, Argentina ...
15 Wealthiest Countries in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 1/18/2015 1:42:20 AM
there is great income disparity in those countries. The U.S, which was previously number one, and has the most billionaires in the world, barely cracks the top 10 in GDP per capita. Yet perhaps one of the biggest surprises is that not a single major ...
Countries with the Highest GDP Per Capita in the World
Silicon India - 5/26/2014 4:14:34 AM
GDP per capita is often considered as an indicator ... Qatar is a country with lowest unemployment rate and has the World’s highest per-capita income country; all this because of its oil and gas resources. The country is preparing itself for 2022 World ...
Africa’s Economy Is Rising. Now What Happens to Its Food?
New York Times - 1/21/2015 11:57:23 PM
For decades, the economies of Africa were the world’s economic laggards. They aren’t anymore. Over the last decade, Africa’s per capita income has grown at a rate ... has grown to 7.3 billion. As countries have become wealthier, they have rarely ...
More regions in China reach US$10K per capita GDP
中时电子报 - 1/25/2015 8:00:35 AM
Guangdong has become the eighth provincial level region with over US$10,000 GDP per capita in China ... US$10,000 made the province equivalent to middle-income developed economies, according to the World Bank's standard. The province now has exceeded ...
UAE residents: world’s 6th richest, but who'll fund our retirement?
Emirates247 - 1/25/2015 4:25:50 AM
The zero income tax salary ... been able to do in our home countries. The UAE’s per capita income at Dh178,351 ($48,597, 2011 estimates by International Monetary Fund), making its residents the sixth-richest in the world, which should help achieve ...
UPDATED: Egypt falls 3 places in top 10 cheapest countries compared to US , Burgernomics says
egyptindependent.com - 1/23/2015 8:31:35 AM
It is based on the theory of purchasing-power parity (PPP). This is the notion that in the long run ... when it compares Egypt's fair-value exchange rate with Egypt's gross domestic product per capita, calculates the pound as 51.9 per cent undervalued.
The World's Richest Countries
Forbes - 2/22/2012 11:30:45 PM
The Persian Gulf emirate of 1.7 million people ranks as the world’s richest country per capita thanks ... of natural gas in the world, and it has invested heavily in infrastructure to liquefy and export it, as well as to diversify its economy, without ...
Countries with highest per capita GDP
Rediff India Abroad - 12/17/2009 11:59:42 PM
It happens to be the 5th wealthiest country in the world in terms of GDP per capita. Foreign direct investment and industrialisation ... account for about 32 per cent of total income. Light tax and death duties make Guernsey a popular offshore finance ...
Top Solar Power Countries Per Capita & Per GDP (CleanTechnica Exclusive)
CleanTechnica - 6/26/2013 1:35:19 PM
Update: Also see the new top solar power countries vs top US solar states rankings. Following up on my top solar power state rankings, below are rankings of the top solar power countries per capita and per GDP. These solar power by country rankings are ...
Canada has world's biggest tree loss per capita - what would the Lorax say?
Yahoo Finance - 1/15/2015 2:24:41 PM
loss per capita, and loss per billion dollars of GDP. The results from these indicators were used to calculate a final index score for the 12 countries assessed, which collectively represent about 65 per cent of the world's forests and 62 per cent of total ...