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 ...
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 ...
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 29 Most Miserable Countries In The World
Yahoo Finance - 1/23/2015 7:44:28 PM
Venezuela, is again, the most miserable nation in the world ... 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 ...
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.
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 ...
KSA economy blossomed under King Abdullah
Arab News - 1/24/2015 9:23:30 PM
The country’s GDP more than doubled and GDP per capita roughly doubled in spite of continued rapid ... played a remarkable role in taking the Kingdom into the elite club of world nations. He was instrumental in enabling the Kingdom to record marvelous ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Tampa climbs 30 places in world metro economy rankings
The Tampa Tribune - 1/23/2015 5:32:38 AM
Cities in the developing world, especially China, dominated the top of the annual economic rankings of 300 cities worldwide by the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase. One exception: Bangkok, Thailand, came in last, its economy wrecked by political ...
Countries with highest per capita GDP
Rediff Business - 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 ...
How Demographics Drive The Economy
Investopedia - 1/23/2015 8:27:25 PM
There is a very simple accounting relationship when identifying the sources of economic growth: Growth Rate of GDP = Growth Rate of Population + Growth Rate of GDP per capita ... the developed word from the end of World War II through the 1980s was ...
The Coming Crisis Making the World’s Most Powerful People Blanch
Time - 1/22/2015 10:51:46 PM
The world economy expanded sixfold, average per capita income tripled, and hundreds of millions of people ... Women are still dramatically underrepresented in the workforce in many countries. (One WEF study estimates it will take 81 more years for global ...
UAE targets world’s top 10 in GDP per capita income, Al Tayer says
Gulf News - 4/29/2014 3:30:50 PM
The country’s GDP is estimated to grow to more than ... the country is set to not only increase the gross national income per capita by 65 per cent, but also to make the UAE the safest place in the world, in addition to achieving a four-minute response ...