Gross World Product per capita

SourceWorld Bank Nominal (current), Nominal (constant 2010), PPP (current), PPP (constant 2011)
Date27 Feb 2019

Gross world product per capita is obtained by adding the GDP of each of the countries and dividing the total GDP by combined population of these countries.

Per capita income of World, comprising 192 economies, in 2019 is projected around of US$11,673 in nominal terms against US$11,368 in 2018, obtained by data from IMF. Global GDP per capita in terms of PPP is forecasted around of Int$18,961 against Int$18,120 in 2018. Per capita income in ppp, which gives better estimates about living standard, is 1.62 times more than nominal.

In constant 2011 prices in ppp terms, which gives best idea about improvement in living standards over years, people of world has become richer by 73% from Int$8,942 in 1990 to Int$15,476 in 2017, as estimated by world bank comprising more than 200 economies. In nominal method, human has become richer by 184% since year 1960.

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PPP : Year 2010 was best year for world when its income had improved by Int$508, next year of worst year 2009 when it had declined Int$204. At current prices, 2006 and 2009 was best and worst year respectively.

Nominal : Year 2011 and 2010 was best year at current and constant prices, respectively. Year 2015 and 2009 was worst year at current and constant prices, respectively.

GDP (nominal) per capita of world
GDP per capita (ppp) of world

Obtained by IMF's Projections

YearGDP ($)
NominalPPP
201811,36818,120
201911,67318,961
202012,20119,801
202112,70620,664
202213,23921,552
202313,79122,506

Expansion in periods

PeriodGDP Nominal GDP PPP
CurrentConstantCurrentConstant
1960-19701.781.39--
1970-19803.141.21--
1980-19901.701.14--
1990-20001.281.141.461.16
2000-20101.731.161.621.27
2010-20171.131.121.321.17

Estimates by World Bank

YearGDP per capita Nominal ($) GDP per capita PPP (Int. $)PPP/Nominal
CurrentConstantCurrentConstant CurrentConstant
19604503,737----
19614623,846----
19624883,991----
19635154,113----
19645534,299----
19655894,447----
19666264,608----
19676534,714----
19686904,906----
19697445,098----
19708025,188----
19718685,301----
19729815,495----
19731,1725,743----
19741,3265,746----
19751,4495,682----
19761,5495,881----
19771,7216,008----
19781,9916,138----
19792,2746,282----
19802,5186,289----
19812,5626,299----
19822,4926,212----
19832,4986,251----
19842,5476,421----
19852,6316,547----
19863,0556,652----
19873,4156,777----
19883,7556,967----
19893,8687,099----
19904,2757,1825,4548,9421.281.25
19914,4567,1665,6358,9211.271.24
19924,6597,1815,8018,9391.251.24
19934,6627,1796,0008,9651.291.25
19944,9337,2856,2349,0911.261.25
19955,4037,3946,4859,2501.201.25
19965,4457,5356,7679,4681.241.26
19975,3507,7047,0579,7051.321.26
19985,2637,7927,2249,8101.371.26
19995,3867,9387,48610,0181.391.26
20005,4888,1787,93610,3551.451.27
20015,3868,2278,21310,4631.521.27
20025,5238,3038,49910,6211.541.28
20036,1218,4368,86310,8831.451.29
20046,8088,6969,46311,3131.391.30
20057,2838,91810,08411,7031.391.31
20067,7939,18710,90912,1731.401.33
20078,6719,45711,67612,6731.351.34
20089,3969,51112,21412,8751.301.35
20098,7999,23212,18112,6711.391.37
20109,5159,51512,84013,1791.351.39
201110,4519,70313,56013,5601.301.40
201210,5639,82814,10813,8431.341.41
201310,7309,96614,69814,1431.371.42
201410,89110,12915,26414,4691.401.43
201510,18210,29615,71814,7851.541.44
201610,20910,43216,24815,0901.591.45
201710,72210,63616,95315,4761.581.46