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 5 Richest Countries in the World
The Motley Fool - 5/19/2013 1:01:38 PM
Compiled from data from the International Monetary Fund's 2013 estimates, here are the richest five ... has been one of the hottest growth stories in recent years. Singapore's emergence as a business hub and tax haven -- research firm ...
Changing per capita energy consumption around the world
Democratic Underground.com - 5/12/2013 12:38:19 AM
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 in 2010 kg oil equivalent and CO2 in 2009 metric tons CO2 per capita: Brazil: 1,363 kg o.eq. 1.9 metric tons ...
Country Income Shares in PPP
econintersect.com - 5/10/2013 6:31:27 AM
The 2005 PPP-adjusted per capita income for China in US $ terms showed a ... that reflects greater poverty of the majority of wage earners in an economy. In other words, a country’s exchange rate tends to be “low”, or the disparity between the ...
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 ...
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. On the other hand, the country with the lowest GDP (PPP) of the region is Haiti with $1,358 per capita, followed by ...
Coming soon: Europe’s biggest economy will be U.K.
MarketWatch - 5/16/2013 11:24:59 AM
France’s GDP per capita was $35,548, and the total size of its economy ... From 2015, Germany will have a sharply declining population. By 2020, it will have 80 million people, according to the Federal Statistical Office.
GCC is 13th largest world economy
emirates247.com - 5/19/2013 4:11:55 AM
Gulf hydrocarbon producers emerged as the 13th most powerful economy in the world in 2011 while strong oil prices allowed them to become the fifth largest exporter with the highest trade surplus, according to a Bahraini minister. Hassan Fakhru ...
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 ...
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 ... many African countries have trouble measuring the size of their relatively large subsistence economies and unrecorded economic activity.
DAWN Group - 5/13/2013 2:38:49 AM
iron ore and oil from the region. The region’s economy is expected to expand 6.1 per cent in 2014, higher than the previous estimate of 5.7 per cent, and the 5.6 per cent projected growth for this year. Nigeria’s finance minister is hopeful ...
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
This will affect the debt repayment capability of the country. The study encompasses the major drivers of the nation's economy. UAE ranks eighth in terms of per capita income in the world. This has a major impact on the country's development ...
A revealing map of the world’s most and least ethnically diverse countries
Washington Post - 5/17/2013 10:48:00 AM
Ethnicity, like race, is a social construct, but it’s still a construct with significant implications for the world. How people perceive ethnicity, both their own and that of others, can be tough to measure, particularly given that it’s so ...
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 ...
Research and Markets: The Austrian Economy Is Expected To Reach $427 Billion by 2018 with A CAGR Of 1.7% from 2013 Through 2018
FinanzNachrichten.de - 5/17/2013 4:38:45 PM
Labor wages in Austria are also high affecting labor-intensive industries and the flow of FDI into the country. Lucintel's study discusses the major drivers of the Austrian economy. High per capita income is a key component of Austria's economy.
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 ...