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
The World Misery Index: 109 Countries
The Huffington Post - 10/31/2014 1:31:39 PM
Every country aims to lower inflation, unemployment and lending rates, while increasing gross domestic product (GDP) per capita. Through a simple sum of the former three rates, minus year-on-year per capita GDP growth, I constructed a misery index that ...
Bahrain’s GDP ‘double the world average’
Trade Arabia - 10/30/2014 2:30:06 PM
Bahrain’s average Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita ... almost double the world average per capita which stands at $13,000, reported the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication. Bahrainis’ average per capita income has been growing steadily ...
China's GDP Examined: A Service-Sector Surge
Yahoo Finance - 10/31/2014 6:17:58 PM
making China's economy the second-largest in the world. China's transformation from a sleeping rural, agricultural giant to manufacturing and service sector kingpin had brought rapid infrastructure development, urbanization, rising per capita income and a ...
The Top 10 Countries with the Highest Population in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/28/2014 9:10:21 AM
as the measure of which are the wealthiest economies of the world, we can see that some countries such as Brazil, Japan, India, USA and China have the largest GDP per capita. These countries are among the highest populated nations in the world. Yet ...
'World Misery Index' Puts U.S. Between Romania and Hungary
Reason - 10/31/2014 2:36:04 PM
Perhaps the only thing it ranks #1 in these days, Syria is crowned the world's most miserable country. Hanke explains, "Every country aims to lower inflation, unemployment, and lending rates, while increasing gross domestic product (GDP) per capita."
Dozens Of Countries Take In More Immigrants Per Capita Than The U.S.
ideastream.org - 10/30/2014 1:58:29 AM
Croatia and Estonia — which have an average GDP per capita of $14,295, a third of the United States' — also have a larger piece of foreign-born population pie than the Americans. And plenty of European countries ... to attract the world's fat pocketbooks?
Jamaica vows to stick by economic pledges, minister says
Reuters - 10/30/2014 8:20:51 PM
The Caribbean country signed a four-year ... and freezing wages for government workers have been hard to bear for a population with a per capita income the World Bank calculates at $5,200. While Jamaica has at times disagreed with the IMF about the ...
Mexico: one of the five easiest countries to start a business in Latin America
The Yucatan Times - 10/30/2014 3:27:22 PM
In Mexico opening a business takes 6.3 days, six procedures and costs 18.6% of the per capita income. Mexico’s reforms helped the country climb four sports in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business ranking, from the 43rd to the 39th position.
IIFCO ranked 1st among world's largest agri cooperatives
Rediff India Abroad - 10/30/2014 3:20:12 PM
IFFCO had the highest turnover on GDP per capita amongst the 1,926 cooperatives from 65 countries that were surveyed for the report. It’s imperative here to mention that the world cooperative monitor is a partnership between the International Cooperative ...
INTERVIEW-Jamaica vows to stick by economic pledges, minister says
one.trust.org - 10/30/2014 7:45:04 PM
The Caribbean country signed a four-year ... and freezing wages for government workers have been hard to bear for a population with a per capita income that the World Bank calculates at $5,200. While Jamaica has at times disagreed with the IMF about ...
Why Our Happiness and Satisfaction should Replace GDP in Policy Making
econintersect.com - 10/28/2014 7:15:49 AM
People everywhere in the world spend ... concerns about income and job security, family, and health. Examples of the disparity between SWB and GDP as measures of well-being could easily be multiplied. Since the early 1970s real GDP per capita in the ...
Ethiopia’s GDP reaches 1.5 trillion Birr
Ethio Sports - 10/26/2014 5:37:58 AM
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED) announced that Ethiopia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP ... country has registered a rapid and stable macroeconomic growth in that it has managed to increase per capita ...
Survey: As in rich countries, money and the stuff it buys bring happiness in emerging Asia
FOX News - 10/30/2014 1:39:59 PM
It says it shows how rises in national income are closely linked to ... more than the 36 percent in Bangladesh, a poor country. Yet the public in Germany, which has far higher gross domestic product per capita than Malaysia, expressed a life satisfaction ...
India's GDP to grow 5.6 pc this fiscal: World Bank
The Week - 10/28/2014 6:18:33 AM
New Delhi: The World Bank on Monday said India's GDP is likely to expand by 5.6 per cent this fiscal ... market disruptions caused by changes in monetary policy in high-income countries, slower global growth, higher oil prices, and adverse investor ...
Divided by shale, some states win, none can rival North Dakota
Brainerd Dispatch - 10/28/2014 3:22:34 PM
Rapid income growth has catapulted North Dakota up the prosperity league. In 2003, state GDP per capita was ranked just 33rd in the ... Shale has remade the world in the past decade, but it is also remaking the United States, reshaping the contours of ...