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
Changing per capita energy consumption around the world
Democratic Underground.com - 5/12/2013 12:38:19 AM
815 to .415 kg CO2 per 2005 $ PPP. As a stand-in for the EU, Germany went from .445 in 1991 to .283 in 2008. So as not to loose sight of who's screwing the pooch with the most enthusiasm, here are a few waypoints in per capita energy consumption ...
Country Income Shares in PPP
econintersect.com - 5/10/2013 6:31:27 AM
The UNDP’s latest Human Development Report 2013 (entitled “The rise of the South”) has one particularly striking chart that it uses to make the point about the recent growing economic significance of some “emerging” nations. In Chapter 1, Chart 3 ...
Spectacular rise in Malaysia’s per capita income
DAWN Group - 5/6/2013 1:28:23 AM
MALAYSIA is well on its way to achieving high-income status by 2020 or earlier, going by official data and its economic performance thus far. While there has been much debate over how effective the various measures and initiatives under the Economic ...
Coming soon: Europe’s biggest economy will be U.K.
MarketWatch - 5/16/2013 11:24:59 AM
By 2060, that will be down to 64 million people. By contrast by 2050, the U.K. will be home to 80 million people, according to a report last year by the Population Reference Bureau. So on demographics alone, at some point, the U.K. will overtake ...
Kuwait court ruling may threaten economic recovery
Reuters - 5/15/2013 2:10:48 PM
One of the world's richest countries per capita, Kuwait has struggled for years to get ... which aims to draw private and foreign investment and diversify the oil-reliant economy. That optimism, which has helped to fuel a more than 30 percent ...
12:58 Peru is now Latin America’s 8th richest country
andina.com.pe - 5/7/2013 5:47:53 PM
The Latin American average of GDP (PPP) is $12,818 and Chile tops the ranking with $19,475 per capita followed by Panama and Uruguay. Meanwhile, the country with the lowest GDP (PPP) of the region is Haiti with $1,358 per capita, followed by Nicaragua and ...
The problem with poor countries’ GDP
Today Online - 5/16/2013 8:07:32 PM
Even in good financial times, development aid budgets are hardly overflowing. Government leaders and donors must make hard decisions about where to focus their limited resources. How do you decide which countries should get low-cost loans or cheaper ...
Megatrend: China's GDP Will Exceed U.S. GDP in the 21st Century -- Deal With It
The Business Insider - 5/6/2013 10:53:53 AM
Welcome to the Great Convergence -- The Developing World is Converging to Developed Country ... Chart 1). Chart 1: China vs. US Real GDP Growth Rates 1980-2011. China's been growing very rapidly, because it started with very low per capita income.
DAWN Group - 5/13/2013 2:38:49 AM
THE Egyptian economy ... high per capita income, most of its people are still quite poor. The main problem is the high rate of unemployment, especially among youngsters. Since oil production is the only viable industry, most of the country ...
Research and Markets: UAE's Economy Is Likely To Grow To $447.46 Billion at Current Prices by 2018 with Good Growth over 2013-2018
Reuters - 5/15/2013 6:42:49 PM
Research and Markets ... indicating a stable fiscal outlook. This study provides a concise overview of the political, economic, social, technological, and business risk associated with the country. The report discusses the various challenges ...
A revealing map of the world’s most and least ethnically diverse countries
Washington Post - 5/16/2013 4:39:57 PM
The Americas are generally somewhere in the middle. And richer countries appear more likely to be homogenous. This map is particularly interesting viewed alongside data we examined yesterday on racial tolerance, as measured by the frequency with ...
Nigeria: Reactions Trail World Bank's Economic Rating of Nigeria
AllAfrica - 5/13/2013 7:10:50 AM
Reactions has continued to trail the new economic rating of Nigeria by the World Bank, which moved the country from a low income nation to a medium income one. The bank had hinged Nigeria's new rating on the reduction of poverty rate per capita in the ...
Bill Gates: how GDP understates economic growth
The Guardian - 5/8/2013 10:54:30 PM
Traditionally, one of the guiding factors has been per capita GDP – the value of goods and services produced by a country in a year divided by the country's population. Yet GDP may be an inaccurate indicator in the poorest countries ...
Ethiopia: A World Without GDP Is No Better
AllAfrica - 5/14/2013 10:01:27 AM
Traditionally, one of the guiding factors has been per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - the value of goods and services produced by a country in a year divided by the country's population. Yet, GDP may be an inaccurate indicator in the poorest ...
Problems with figuring poor countries’ GDP cloud judgments about which policies work
Japan Times - 5/11/2013 3:05:39 PM
Traditionally, one of the guiding factors has been per capita gross domestic product — the value of goods and services produced by a country in a year divided by the country’s population. Yet GDP may be an inaccurate indicator in the poorest ...