GDP per capita (current US$) - Country Ranking - South America

Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Uruguay 17,277.97 2018
2 Venezuela 16,054.49 2014
3 Chile 15,923.36 2018
4 Argentina 11,683.95 2018
5 Brazil 8,920.76 2018
6 Peru 6,941.24 2018
7 Colombia 6,667.79 2018
8 Ecuador 6,344.87 2018
9 Suriname 6,234.05 2018
10 Paraguay 5,821.81 2018
11 Guyana 4,979.00 2018
12 Bolivia 3,548.59 2018

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Statistical Concept and Methodology: For more information, see the metadata for current U.S. dollar GDP (NY.GDP.MKTP.CD) and total population (SP.POP.TOTL).

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual