Country Comparison > GDP - per capita (PPP) > TOP 50

RankCountryGDP - per capita (PPP) (US$)
8Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)55,400
11Hong Kong49,800
12United States49,000
13United Arab Emirates48,800
16Cayman Islands43,800
26British Virgin Islands38,500
34United Kingdom36,600
35San Marino36,200
38Isle of Man35,000
40Korea, South32,100
41Bahamas, The31,400
45Faroe Islands30,500
47New Zealand28,000
49Czech Republic27,400

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, 2012

See also: GDP - per capita (PPP) map

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