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
Switzerland is the happiest country in the world; U.S. is 15th: study
New York Daily News - 4/24/2015 8:45:22 AM
Switzerland is the happiest country in the world, closely followed by Iceland ... Academics identified the variables as real GDP per capita, healthy life expectancy, having someone to count on, perceived freedom to make life choices, freedom from ...
The most miserable countries in the world revealed
Times of India - 4/24/2015 11:44:19 AM
The UK is the world's 21st happiest country, ranking highly for social support, GDP per capita and life expectancy. The SDSMN is comprised of people from academia, government and the private sector and was first launched in 2012.
The 10 healthiest countries in the world
Market Watch - 4/23/2015 5:54:45 AM
To assess the overall state of a country’s health ... a remarkably strong economy. Less than 3% of Singapore’s workforce was unemployed in 2013, one of the lowest unemployment rates world-wide. Also, Singapore’s GDP per capita of $55,182 in 2013 ...
Switzerland Replaces Denmark As The World's Happiest Country
International Business Times - 4/24/2015 3:59:02 AM
... countries in the world, according to the report, are from the Nordic region. “Three-quarters of the differences among countries, and also among regions, is accounted for by differences in six key variables -- GDP per capita, healthy years of life ...
Qatar remains one of the richest countries
The Peninsula - 4/24/2015 11:54:28 PM
DOHA: Qatar continues to be one of the wealthiest countries in the world with a per capita income that was estimated at over US$ ... The ratio of the state’s investment to the gross domestic product (GDP) had been fluctuating between 2006 and 2013 and ...
Switzerland is the happiest country, World Happiness Report finds
AOL - 4/24/2015 4:27:40 AM
The third World Happiness Report ... up about 75 percent of a country's happiness level: GDP per capita, life expectancy, social support, perceived freedom, prevalence of generosity and perceptions of corruption. "income alone cannot secure our well ...
Israel ranked 11th happiest country in the world
The Jerusalem Post - 4/24/2015 10:32:44 AM
The World Happiness Report is a survey of global societal well-being that ranks 158 countries by happiness levels using variables such as GDP per capita and healthy life expectancy. The report also includes extra factors such as social support, generosity ...
IHS: Malaysia to become high-income nation by 2020
The Rakyat Post - 4/24/2015 11:08:31 AM
“Malaysia is currently classified as a upper middle income nation according to World Bank classifications, but based on IHS projections of per capita GDP, Malaysia is estimated ... emerging markets in helping other countries with their long-term economic ...
The happiest countries in the world
Washington Post - 4/23/2015 2:30:09 PM
The network based its rankings on surveys by the Gallup World Poll between 2012 and 2014. It also analyzed how six variables—including GDP per capita, healthy life expectancy and perceptions of corruption—help to explain each country's score.
Switzerland tops in world’s happiest country list
oneindia.com - 4/24/2015 8:16:44 AM
New York, April 24: Switzerland has been topped in the list of world's happiest country, said a survey report issued ... World Poll and takes into account variables such as real GDP per capita, healthy life expectancy, corruption levels and social freedoms.
What’s the World’s Happiest Country? Does it Matter?
News Week - 4/23/2015 1:32:53 PM
Switzerland is the world’s cheeriest country ... three-quarters of the variation in annual national average scores over time and among countries: real GDP per capita, healthy life expectancy, having someone to count on, perceived freedom to make life ...
The Philippines’ Economy Set to Double by 2029
Economy Watch - 4/22/2015 12:58:16 PM
Latest news about the state of the world economy ... rise in per capita is particularly noteworthy because the nation will become one of the biggest consumer markets in the region. The per capita boost stems from a rising middle class in the country ...
Malaysia unlikely to become developed nation by 2020, says Mahathir
The Straits Times - 4/23/2015 5:07:37 PM
"By 2020, I think we will have the per capita income, but I don't think that we will have a developed nation," said Dr Mahathir at the World ... what another country is doing. "It is not just about achieving a high gross domestic product (GDP) or per ...
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 ...
Switzerland is the world's happiest country, researchers say
Yahoo Finance - 4/24/2015 6:36:31 AM
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Switzerland has the world's happiest people ... and gross domestic product (GDP) per capita, that determine most of the variations in people's well-being over time and among countries. For the first time, researchers ...