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, 2014See also: GDP - per capita (PPP) map
The richest and poorest countries in the world
businesstech.co.za - 7/19/2015 6:23:24 PM
Global Finance used a PPP measure to make a more useful comparison between countries. While the USA is by far the world’s GDP leader, on a per capita basis, it is only the 7th wealthiest nation, with $51,248.21 per person. The world’s richest nation is ...
World's 10 richest countries, India at a dismal 130!
Rediff India Abroad - 7/20/2015 4:03:13 AM
Photograph, courtesy: StellarD/Wikimedia commons Qatar Rank: 1 GDP (PPP) – 2013: $105,091.42 With the world's third largest natural gas reserves and oil reserves, Qatar is the world's richest country in terms of per capita income. A high income ...
20 Richest Countries in the World by GDP Per Capita
INSIDER MONKEY - 7/14/2015 5:00:27 AM
World economics today is more dynamic than ever and that greatly affects the richest countries in the world by GDP per ... capita there are a number of factors to be considered; for example – whether the figures are based on Purchasing Power Parity (PPP ...
Egypt is poorer than other Arab Spring countries: Global Finance report
Daily News Egypt - 7/20/2015 6:58:01 PM
Egypt ranks 109th globally in world’s wealthiest/poorest countries list, with GDP per capita being equivalent to $6,650 Egypt ranks 109 globally in the world’s wealthiest/poorest countries list, with Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita equivalent ...
Tunisia ranked 96th poorest country by US report
AfricanManager - 7/24/2015 7:26:04 AM
However, GDP and per-capita GDP are less useful when comparing economies across national boundaries – which one must do to determine the poorest countries in the world – because GDP is expressed in a country’s local currency. According to figures ...
The World's Richest Countries
Forbes - 2/22/2012 11:30:45 PM
In Pictures: The World’s Richest Countries In second place on our list ... for nearly half of exports and is the main contributor to its PPP-adjusted GDP per capita of nearly $52,000; the country is also one of the world’s largest gas exporters.
Per capita GDP target sparks wealth gap concerns
ECNS - 7/27/2015 12:55:58 AM
Concerns have emerged over whether China's economic growth would be reflected in citizens' paychecks or would only widen the wealth gap, after a senior Chinese official said that the country's per capita GDP would ... the Institute of World Development ...
Is The United States Still The Best Country In The World? Think Again
Value Walk - 7/31/2015 12:32:44 PM
Areas examined include: percentage of people living below the poverty line, children living in poverty, income inequality, median wealth per adult, happiness, GDP per capita ... to remain a world power. Is The United States Still The Best Country In ...
Greece Takes 42nd Place Among Richest Countries in the World
Greek Reporter Greece - 7/20/2015 6:22:13 PM
in order to rank all countries across the world based on their GDP per capita. According to the index, Greece place 42nd, among the richest countries in the world. Several small countries such as Liechtenstein, Nauru, the Vatican, Monaco, San Marino and ...
Qatar top per capita energy subsidiser
The Peninsula - 7/19/2015 5:16:00 AM
DOHA: Qatar has been named the top per capita energy subsidiser in the world ... 6.37 percent of its GDP this year. Petroleum subsidy accounts for 2.99 percent of GDP, natural gas 2.28 percent and electricity 1.11 percent. The country-level estimates ...
Is A Country's GDP Per Capita Related To The Quality Of Its Soccer Team?
The Business Insider - 6/20/2014 6:25:23 PM
Credit Suisse recently examined the demographics and economic conditions of every country with a team in the World Cup. What they found was a huge amount of diversity. Here are a few bullets from their report: GDP per capita at PPP: USA (53,101 current ...
What Is Meant By Emerging Countries? – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 7/22/2015 4:08:01 AM
In the words of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), “emerging markets are typically countries with low to middle per capita income that ... weight of BRICS on the world economy is significant: They rose from 11% of global GDP in 1990 to 21% in 2013 ...
The world loves Canada
Toronto Sun - 7/19/2015 6:27:35 AM
You're the most popular country ... in the world to live in, and the New York Times recently reported that Canada has the richest middle class on the planet." In his Canada Day column, Anthony Furey wrote: "When it comes to our GDP-per-capita ranking ...
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 ... leading the world with aggressive ...
Zimbabwe the poorest country? Only fools can buy this
Bulawayo 24 - 7/22/2015 7:42:46 AM
It used the GDP and per capita ... in the world because GDP is expressed in a country's local currency.” Its surprising that it used the same instruments which they had condemned here. Most economists use GDP at Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) which ...