|Rank||Country||GDP - per capita (PPP) (US$)|
|8||Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)||55,400|
|13||United Arab Emirates||48,800|
|26||British Virgin Islands||38,500|
|38||Isle of Man||35,000|
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 10 Most Livable Countries Right Now
The Huffington Post - 10/25/2014 5:56:27 PM
The top-rated country, Norway, had the world’s sixth highest gross national income per capita of $63,909 ... on health and education as a percent of gross domestic product (GDP). All data are for the most recent period available.
Bahrain’s GDP ‘double the world average’
Trade Arabia - 10/29/2014 3:39:53 AM
Bahrain’s average Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita ... almost double the world average per capita which stands at $13,000, reported the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication. Bahrainis’ average per capita income has been growing steadily ...
Dethroning China's 'GDP supremacy' good for region
The Straits Times - 10/25/2014 3:51:47 AM
The per-capita GDP on PPP carries a useful message that China's per-capita ... today is still lower than that of 80 countries in the world? Having become the largest economy, China might also be wary of being asked to contribute more to various ...
The Top 10 Countries with the Highest Population in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/28/2014 9:10:21 AM
as the measure of which are the wealthiest economies of the world, we can see that some countries such as Brazil, Japan, India, USA and China have the largest GDP per capita. These countries are among the highest populated nations in the world. Yet ...
Is Kenya really a middle-income country?
presstv.com - 10/29/2014 7:28:57 AM
Kenya has been reclassified as a middle-income country after new figures showed its economy is 25 percent ... Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita, is now $1,246, up from $994. Kenya now meets the criteria on the World Bank’s category for lower ...
NZ needs better public policies and institutions if it is to close the income gap with Australia
Interest - 10/28/2014 6:57:19 PM
GDP may be measured from the income side or the spending side of the national ... The latest International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook forecasts real GDP per capita for most countries in the world out to 2019. New Zealand's real GDP per capita ...
Is There a Better Economic Growth Measure than GDP?
Economy Watch - 10/24/2014 4:24:35 PM
The economist, Simon Kuznets, who developed the concept of GDP in 1934, was sceptical, remarking that: “the welfare of a nation can scarcely be inferred from a measurement of national income ... variations in GDP per capita and reported levels ...
Why Our Happiness and Satisfaction should Replace GDP in Policy Making
econintersect.com - 10/28/2014 7:15:49 AM
People everywhere in the world spend ... concerns about income and job security, family, and health. Examples of the disparity between SWB and GDP as measures of well-being could easily be multiplied. Since the early 1970s real GDP per capita in the ...
Ethiopia’s GDP reaches 1.5 trillion Birr
Ethio Sports - 10/26/2014 5:37:58 AM
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED) announced that Ethiopia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP ... country has registered a rapid and stable macroeconomic growth in that it has managed to increase per capita ...
COLUMN-Divided by shale, only some U.S. states win: Kemp
Reuters - 10/27/2014 8:07:06 AM
Rapid income growth has catapulted North Dakota up the prosperity league. In 2003, state GDP per capita was ranked just 33rd in the ... Shale has remade the world in the past decade, but it is also remaking the United States, reshaping the contours of ...
Divided by shale, only some US states win
Arab News - 10/27/2014 6:58:31 PM
Rapid income growth has catapulted North Dakota up the prosperity league. In 2003, state GDP per capita was ranked just 33rd in the ... Shale has remade the world in the past decade, but it is also remaking the US, reshaping the contours of the economy ...
India's GDP to grow 5.6 pc this fiscal: World Bank
The Week - 10/28/2014 6:18:33 AM
New Delhi: The World Bank on Monday said India's GDP is likely to expand by 5.6 per cent this fiscal ... market disruptions caused by changes in monetary policy in high-income countries, slower global growth, higher oil prices, and adverse investor ...
Uganda: Now Is the Time to Rebase Uganda's GDP
AllAfrica - 10/29/2014 5:34:25 AM
A long-standing measure of economic activity in any country is the Gross ... implying a GDP per capita of $860 for the estimated 35 million Ugandans. This should still be short of the middle-income threshold of $1,000, which implies Uganda would still ...
Opinion: Stop thinking of the economy as binary
The Bulletin - 10/26/2014 6:56:43 AM
If a bar is full of working-class people earning a mean income of $45,000 a year, and Bill Gates walks in, the per capita income would soar ... far too many people struggle mightily in a country that remains one of the world’s richest.
Europe’s Bold Plan to Help the Environment Could Hurt Their Economy
Yahoo Finance - 10/27/2014 2:05:01 PM
A decision announced last week by European leaders to slash their countries’ greenhouse gas ... Australia has the world's 12th largest economy and is one of the world's largest per capita greenhouse gas emitters because of its reliance on coal-burning ...