List of Countries by Projected GDP per capita

Source International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook (October - 2020)
Date15 Mar 2021

In 2021, Luxembourg would have the highest GDP per capita, while Burundi would be the poorest economy in nominal and PPP terms. The per capita of the richest economy, Luxembourg, would be 1,070% and 662% of the global average in nominal and PPP methods, respectively. The poorest economy, South Sudan, would be only 2.3% and 4.4% of the global GDP per capita in nominal and PPP methods, respectively.

In nominal data, only Luxembourg would have gdp per capita of above 100k US dollars. Sixteen economies would have per capita gdp above $50,000. Austria, Finland, Germany, and Belgium are expected to cross the $50k mark in 2021. With the entry of Bulgaria, Russia, St. Lucia, and Grenada into the elite $10000 per capita GDP club in 2021, there would be a total of 69 economies in this list.

Out of 193 economies, gdp (nominal) per capita of the 174 economies would increase, and 19 economies would decrease in 2021 compared to 2020. Luxembourg will add $16320 in 2021, followed by Ireland ($10810), Macao SAR ($9438), Switzerland ($8490), and Norway ($8419). The top five losers are Palau (Int. $-1053), Zimbabwe (Int. $-406), Timor-Leste (Int. $-183), Venezuela (Int. $-153), and Tonga (Int. $-74). Libya (+26) would be a huge gainer in the nominal ranking, followed by Macao SAR (+7) and Suriname (+6). Zimbabwe (-17), Bhutan (-7), Turkey (-7), Palau (-6), and Egypt (-6) would lose most in the ranking.

In ppp data, Luxembourg and Singapore would have gdp per capita of above 100k International dollar. Singapore's will again cross Int. $100,000 in 2021. Twenty-four economies would have per capita gdp above $50,000. Finland, Canada, and Bahrain are expected to cross the $50k mark in 2021. There would be a total of 69 economies above Int. $20k level.

Out of 193 economies, gdp (ppp) per capita of the 183 economies would increase, and ten economies would decrease in 2021 compared to 2020. Macao SAR will add Int. $15083 in 2021, followed by Luxembourg (Int. $6885), Singapore (Int. $5806), Ireland (Int. $5588), and San Marino (Int. $4351). Palau (Int. $-891), Lebanon (Int. $-886), Timor-Leste (Int. $-653), Oman (Int. $-396), and Venezuela (Int. $-357) are top decliners. Libya (+22), Bangladesh (+6), Fiji (+5), Aruba (+4), Spain (+4), and Macao SAR (+4) are top gainers in the ppp ranking. Venezuela (-12), Timor-Leste (-10), Lebanon (-8), and Palau (-8) would lose most in the ranking.

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CodeCountry/Economy GDP per capita Nominal ($) GDP per capita PPP (Int. $)
2020Rank2021Rank% world 2020Rank2021Rank% world
PAKPakistan 1,2601601,30816011.15,1601415,23014428.9
VENVenezuela 1,7391521,58615613.55,5581345,20114628.8
LBNLebanon 2,7451352,90213524.611,56210610,67611459.0
AFGAfghanistan4991875061874.302,0731782,15417811.9
ALBAlbania4,898985,1619843.813,6519314,8279182.0
DZAAlgeria3,3311273,44912829.311,04110911,43511063.2
AGOAngola2,0211452,13014518.16,9781287,14812939.5
ATGAntigua and Barbuda14,1595614,7485612518,6557319,67573109
ARGArgentina8,433749,0957577.320,3706621,62166120
ARMArmenia4,3151034,42710737.613,7359114,5369280.4
ABWAruba20,3104222,7094319327,1695630,14952167
AUSAustralia51,8851057,2111148650,8452053,18921294
AUTAustria48,6341354,8201346655,4061558,96614326
AZEAzerbaijan4,1251094,40410937.414,4998814,9328882.6
BHRBahrain22,8783823,7104020149,0572350,26524278
BGDBangladesh1,8881471,99014816.95,1391425,75213631.8
BRBBarbados16,0824917,4724914814,5688615,9518588.2
BLRBelarus6,134896,5139155.319,7596820,74468115
BELBelgium43,8141750,0511642550,1142153,80520298
BLZBelize3,7341183,96811933.75,6951336,14513134.0
BENBenin1,2591611,40015911.93,4431613,59415919.9
BTNBhutan3,4311223,44712929.312,05810312,11810767.0
BOLBolivia3,3221283,61812430.78,3421228,87312249.1
BIHBosnia and Herzegovina5,762926,5369055.514,8958416,0638488.8
BWABotswana6,558877,0368759.816,1538117,6238097.5
BRABrazil6,450886,7288957.114,5638715,2088684.1
BRNBrunei Darussalam23,1173626,2743722361,816865,0859360
BGRBulgaria9,8266711,3496696.423,7416025,41361141
BFABurkina Faso7691748511727.232,2031762,27317612.6
BDIBurundi2641932671932.277831938011934.43
CPVCabo Verde3,3581263,67512331.26,9801277,36612840.7
KHMCambodia1,5721541,68015314.34,4411494,77414826.4
CMRCameroon1,4931551,65715414.13,7101563,82615321.2
CANCanada42,0801845,8711939047,5692450,59623280
CAFCentral African Republic4801885221854.439721911,0051915.56
TCDChad6401827101786.031,6181851,7041839.42
CHLChile12,6126014,2095912123,4556124,72162137
CHNChina10,8396411,9566310217,2067718,98376105
COLColombia5,207955,4579546.314,1379014,8849082.3
COMComoros1,3371581,43115812.23,0141633,08716317.1
CRICosta Rica11,6296311,8056410019,3096919,97870110
HRVCroatia14,0335816,4015313927,6815330,22251167
CYPCyprus26,2403429,6863325239,0793641,36437229
CZECzech Republic22,6273925,9913822140,2933343,14432239
CIVCôte d'Ivoire2,2811402,57113921.85,3601385,67113831.4
CODDemocratic Republic of the Congo4571894781884.069781901,0051905.56
DNKDenmark58,439763,645654157,7811261,00812337
DJIDjibouti3,0741323,27513227.85,0741435,39814229.8
DMADominica7,709798,1117968.912,08310212,75310270.5
DOMDominican Republic7,445817,7408265.718,7837219,76771109
ECUEcuador5,316935,5899447.510,61711211,21111162.0
EGYEgypt3,5611203,60612630.612,7199613,05810072.2
SLVEl Salvador3,8211174,02311734.28,4011218,89012149.2
GNQEquatorial Guinea7,131858,0008068.017,7827517,9857799.5
ERIEritrea5851836321815.371,8241801,94117910.7
ESTEstonia22,9863726,3783622437,0334039,54440219
SWZEswatini3,4151243,69712231.48,9551199,18612050.8
ETHEthiopia9741679181707.802,7721662,78816615.4
FJIFiji4,3711024,82210141.011,17510812,66510370.0
FINFinland48,4611454,8171446649,3342252,17422289
FRAFrance39,2572144,7702038045,4542649,12425272
GABGabon7,185847,7858166.115,8548216,3428290.4
GEOGeorgia4,4051014,71410540.015,1428316,2368389.8
DEUGermany45,4661551,9671544153,5711857,08116316
GHAGhana2,1881412,30014119.55,7071325,98013333.1
GRCGreece18,1684620,5214617429,0455130,98450171
GRDGrenada9,8246810,2116986.716,4548017,2498195.4
GTMGuatemala4,2401054,38511037.28,2671238,60812447.6
GINGuinea1,0191651,0671659.062,5161702,67517014.8
GNBGuinea-Bissau7671758431737.162,3401742,41117413.3
GUYGuyana8,649739,9137084.217,3607619,12675106
HTIHaiti7321786971795.921,7281811,7661819.77
HNDHonduras2,4121382,59313822.05,5381365,83713532.3
HKGHong Kong SAR45,1761647,9901840858,1651161,27510339
HUNHungary15,3735017,6454815032,4344534,51246191
ISLIceland57,189858,371849654,4821657,04517315
INDIndia1,8771482,03114717.26,2841296,91813038.3
IDNIndonesia4,0381144,28711336.412,3459913,2599873.3
IRQIraq4,4381004,76710240.59,95211610,16511656.2
IRLIreland79,669390,478276989,383494,9714525
IRNIslamic Republic of Iran7,257837,6688465.111,96310412,48810569.1
ISRIsrael41,5602043,4392236939,1263541,14239228
ITAItaly30,6572735,0622629840,0663443,13933239
JAMJamaica5,221945,6439347.910,22111410,83111359.9
JPNJapan39,0482340,7332534641,6373143,70930242
JORJordan4,1741074,34711136.910,00711510,46211557.9
KAZKazakhstan8,782729,4547380.326,5895727,64458153
KENKenya2,0751442,12214618.04,9931455,22314528.9
KIRKiribati1,6381531,81715115.42,1261772,20017712.2
KORKorea30,6442832,3052827444,2922746,53428257
UVKKosovo4,1411084,75310340.411,01711011,88810865.7
KWTKuwait22,2524023,1384119741,7353041,76934231
KGZKyrgyz Republic1,1481621,27016210.84,8241465,30014329.3
LAOLao P.D.R.2,5671372,61413622.28,2211248,67812348.0
LVALatvia17,2304719,9344716930,5794732,94647182
LSOLesotho9241681,0181668.652,8861643,02716416.7
LBRLiberia6541806461805.491,5361861,5811868.74
LBYLibya3,2821304,73310440.24,7461478,45412546.8
LTULithuania19,8834322,7524219338,6053741,28838228
LUXLuxembourg109,6021125,92311,070112,8751119,7601662
MACMacao SAR38,7692448,2071740958,931974,0135409
MDGMadagascar5151865541844.711,6471831,6941849.37
MWIMalawi3991913971913.379951891,0141895.60
MYSMalaysia10,1926511,3786596.627,2875529,68654164
MDVMaldives12,4646114,1946012122,9656226,01660144
MLIMali8991719921688.432,4211722,49817313.8
MLTMalta28,4693132,0992927343,0872945,51729252
MHLMarshall Islands4,0711124,09211534.83,7861543,80415421.0
MRTMauritania1,7911501,78215215.15,7971315,91313432.7
MUSMauritius8,951709,6307281.820,7196523,27763129
MEXMexico8,069768,4027871.418,8047119,69572109
FSMMicronesia3,8551163,99511833.93,4471603,56116019.7
MDAMoldova4,2681044,52710638.513,2539414,3579379.4
MNGMongolia3,9901154,13911435.212,25910113,0599972.2
MNEMontenegro7,933779,1527477.719,9316721,47767119
MARMorocco3,1211313,40913029.07,6091258,07812644.7
MOZMozambique4551904311903.661,2791871,3001887.19
MMRMyanmar1,3331591,44115712.25,1791405,55613930.7
NAMNamibia4,0521134,41210837.59,5371189,79911854.2
NRUNauru8,867719,8657183.89,87511710,02311755.4
NPLNepal1,1161631,1661639.903,5861573,70815720.5
NLDNetherlands51,2901158,029949357,1011360,55013335
NZLNew Zealand38,6752541,7932435541,0723243,29031239
NICNicaragua1,8321491,82815015.55,4391375,49114130.4
NERNiger5361845671834.821,2531881,3181877.29
NGANigeria2,1491422,20914318.85,0661445,13414728.4
MKDNorth Macedonia6,019906,9338858.916,6097917,9107899.0
NORNorway67,989476,408464964,856668,2397377
OMNOman14,4235414,6755712529,9085029,51255163
PLWPalau14,2335513,1796111214,1598913,2689773.4
PANPanama14,0905714,3905812230,0344931,30049173
PNGPapua New Guinea2,6521362,59613722.03,8611523,91115221.6
PRYParaguay4,909975,2079744.212,5039813,2989673.5
PERPeru5,845916,2299252.911,51610712,50310469.1
PHLPhilippines3,3731253,60212730.68,5741209,27111951.3
POLPoland15,3045216,7405014233,7394336,09943200
PRTPortugal21,6084125,0973921333,1314436,12842200
PRIPuerto Rico30,1132931,2073126534,9984136,86341204
QATQatar52,751955,4171247191,897396,1033531
COGRepublic of Congo2,1281432,27114219.34,2331504,18615023.2
ROURomania12,8135914,9165512730,1414832,21848178
RUSRussia9,9726610,7926791.727,3945428,79256159
RWARwanda8231738201746.962,3931732,54117214.1
WSMSamoa4,0841114,05311634.45,5471355,53414030.6
SMRSan Marino41,6831944,6762137956,6901461,04011338
SAUSaudi Arabia19,5874420,7424517646,2732547,80526264
SENSenegal1,4551571,62915513.83,4631593,62215820.0
SRBSerbia7,497808,4447771.718,8407020,39369113
SYCSeychelles12,3236212,6486210726,3885827,85757154
SLESierra Leone5181854711894.001,7111821,7591829.73
SGPSingapore58,484662,113752895,6032101,4092561
SVKSlovak Republic18,6694521,6064418432,1844635,11845194
SVNSlovenia25,0393528,7343524438,5063841,38436229
SLBSolomon Islands2,3671392,50114021.22,4421712,55117114.1
ZAFSouth Africa4,736995,2369644.511,91110512,35110668.3
SSDSouth Sudan3031923231922.748841928581924.74
ESPSpain26,8323331,1783226538,1433941,73635231
LKASri Lanka3,6981193,92812033.413,1149514,0239477.6
KNASt. Kitts and Nevis15,2465316,4915214021,0286422,97764127
LCASt. Lucia9,7806910,6366890.313,7089214,9268982.5
VCTSt. Vincent and the Grenadines7,033867,4018662.912,26810012,98710171.8
SDNSudan7351777141776.063,7491553,76315620.8
SURSuriname4,1991064,92110041.814,6058514,9708782.8
SWESweden50,3391257,6601049052,4771954,95319304
CHESwitzerland81,867290,358376868,340571,4936395
STPSão Tomé and Príncipe1,9121462,13314418.13,8371533,94915121.8
TWNTaiwan Province of China26,9103228,8893424554,0201756,95918315
TJKTajikistan8341728511717.233,5601583,78415520.9
TZATanzania1,1061641,1321649.622,8511652,93116516.2
THAThailand7,295827,6758365.218,0737419,17074106
BHSThe Bahamas30,0273031,5323026833,8084235,74244198
GMBThe Gambia7461768091756.872,2391752,35517513.0
TLSTimor-Leste1,4561561,27316110.84,0311513,37816118.7
TGOTogo6901797591766.441,6401841,6841859.31
TONTonga5,023964,9499942.06,0741305,99613233.2
TTOTrinidad and Tobago16,1974816,6225114125,9645927,08859150
TUNTunisia3,2951293,38013128.710,38211310,92411260.4
TURTurkey7,715787,6598565.128,2945230,00453166
TKMTurkmenistan8,074758,8747675.416,7117817,6987997.9
TUVTuvalu4,0911104,29611236.54,4801484,69714926.0
UGAUganda9151709711698.252,5851682,69216914.9
UKRUkraine3,4251233,61512530.712,7109713,4349574.3
AREUnited Arab Emirates31,9482632,6862727858,4661058,76715325
GBRUnited Kingdom39,2292242,2362335944,2882847,69327264
USAUnited States63,051566,144556263,051766,1448366
URYUruguay15,3325116,2975413821,3386322,67065125
UZBUzbekistan1,7631511,83614915.67,3781267,78612743.1
VUTVanuatu2,8791342,96713425.22,6491672,75416715.2
VNMVietnam3,4981213,75912131.910,75511111,61910964.3
PSEWest Bank and Gaza2,8941333,06013326.05,3161395,74213731.8
YEMYemen6451815731824.861,9311791,93518010.7
ZMBZambia1,0011661,0061678.543,3021623,29516218.2
ZWEZimbabwe9221695161864.382,5831692,69616814.9
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World 10,954 11,773 17,007 18,083