Projected GDP per capita Ranking (2018-2023)

Source International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook (April - 2018)
Date11 Jun 2018

This ranking is based on projection by International Monetary Fund (IMF) outlook April 2018 for year 2018 and 2023.

In 2016, Top ten richest economies in nominal terms are : Luxembourg, Switzerland, Iceland, Macao SAR, Norway, Ireland, Qatar, Denmark, United States and Singapore. In ppp terms, Top ten economies are : Qatar, Macao SAR, Luxembourg, Singapore, Ireland, Brunei Darussalam, Norway, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, and Hong Kong SAR. Six economies (nominal,ppp) Luxembourg (1,3), Qatar(7,1), Macao SAR (4,2), Norway(5,7), Ireland (6,5), and Singapore(10,4) are common in both methods. Other fours are : Switzerland, Iceland, Denmark and United States are in top 10 on nominal basis, while Brunei Darussalam, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Hong Kong SAR are in top 10 on ppp basis.

Luxembourg and Qatar is at the top position on nominal and ppp basis, respectively in 2018. With per capita income of $120,061 Luxembourg is 10.24 times richer than world's $11,727. But in ppp terms, Luxembourg is only 6.13 times richer than world's $18,089. In ppp terms, Qatar have GDP per capita of 128,703 international dollar, 7.11 times higher than world. Qatar is at 7th position in nominal ranking.

In nominal, 1st ranked Luxembourg is ahead by $33,225 with 2nd rank Switzerland. In ppp, 1st ranked Qatar is ahead by $6,213 with 2nd rank Macao SAR.

United States (1,9) is present in both list of top ten GDP and GDP per capita ranking at nominal terms. Germany (4,17), Canada (10,20), Australia (14,11), Netherlands (17,13) and Switzerland (20,2) are in top twenty list of both ranking. In PPP, no economy in top ten in both ranking. Four economies in both list of top 20: United States (2,12), Germany (5,18), Saudi Arabia (17,15) and Australia (19,20).

Among all 50 richest economies Macao SAR has highest gdp growth rate of 9.26% followed by Ireland of 7.81%.

GDP (Nominal) per capita Ranking 2018

RankCountry/economy GDP per capita (Nominal) ($)Growth (%) GDP (Nominal) ($)Continent
2018times to worlddiff2023Rank 2018Rank
1Luxembourg120,06110.24-144,08813.5472.4672Europe
2Switzerland86,8357.4033225102,50831.07741.720Europe
3Iceland84,6757.22216098,25653.6429.11103Europe
4Macao SAR83,8447.15832113,30929.2653.7583Asia
5Norway82,7117.05113391,96661.81443.328Europe
6Ireland80,6416.882070100,68247.81385.132Europe
7Qatar66,2025.651443980,56272.14183.855Asia
8Denmark63,8305.44237277,40882.11369.835Europe
9United States62,1525.30167871,805112.2720,4131North America
10Singapore61,7675.2738574,10593.62349.738Asia
11Australia59,6555.09211172,091102.271,50014Oceania
12Sweden58,3454.98131068,889122.40600.824Europe
13Netherlands55,1854.71316067,206133.11945.317Europe
14Austria53,7644.58142164,918142.90477.727Europe
15Finland52,4224.47134263,564162.99289.642Europe
16San Marino52,0334.4438957,499201.501.809171Europe
17Germany50,8424.34119263,728152.514,2124Europe
18Belgium49,2724.20157058,564191.71562.225Europe
19Hong Kong SAR48,8294.1644363,388173.82364.837Asia
20Canada48,4664.1336362,610183.001,79910North America
21France44,9343.83353253,839221.852,9256Europe
22New Zealand44,6393.8129555,840213.04220.953Oceania
23United Kingdom44,1773.7746251,114231.792,9365Europe
24Israel42,1153.59206249,442243.32373.833Asia
25Japan40,8493.48126648,036251.715,1673Asia
26United Arab Emirates39,4843.37136642,504270.53411.830Asia
27Italy35,9143.06357042,133281.472,1828Europe
28Brunei Darussalam33,2332.83268040,790310.5514.44126Asia
29Korea32,7752.7945940,867293.091,69312Asia
30The Bahamas32,7152.7959.637,409331.3012.32134North America
31Spain32,5592.7815640,822303.051,50613Europe
32Malta31,8482.7271242,597266.5714.87123Europe
33Puerto Rico31,2922.6755634,16536-7.6797.3565North America
34Kuwait29,8802.55141233,44638-2.53135.358Asia
35Cyprus28,6822.45119737,651323.8624.62108Europe
36Slovenia27,5362.35114735,929345.0056.9380Europe
37Taiwan Province of China25,9772.22155927,715432.79613.323Asia
38Bahrain25,5472.1843027,856423.1537.8498Asia
39Portugal24,2372.07131029,891392.67248.947Europe
40Czech Republic23,7502.0348733,623374.29251.646Europe
41Estonia23,6102.0113934,212354.8530.82101Europe
42Saudi Arabia22,6501.9396123,75246-0.74748.019Asia
43Greece21,1441.80150526,237441.35226.851Europe
44Slovak Republic20,5081.7563628,153413.40111.562Europe
45Lithuania19,5341.6797428,691403.8354.3582Europe
46Oman19,3911.6514319,70757-0.2782.6269Asia
47Barbados18,8821.6150922,410480.885.317155North America
48Latvia18,4721.5841025,716454.5535.9299Europe
49Uruguay18,0751.5439723,103473.1063.3776South America
50Antigua and Barbuda17,4771.4959820,495532.751.612173North America
World 11,727 14,494 87,505

GDP (PPP) per capita Ranking 2018

RankCountry GDP (PPP) per capita (Int. $)Growth (%)GDP (PPP) (Int. $) Continent
2018times to worlddiff2023 Rank2018Rank
1Qatar128,7037.11-158,11722.14357.352Asia
2Macao SAR122,4906.776213172,68119.2678.5395Asia
3Luxembourg110,8706.1311620127,32133.5466.91104Europe
4Singapore98,0145.4212856117,53553.62554.937Asia
5Ireland79,9254.421809097,93667.81381.750Europe
6Brunei Darussalam79,7264.41198121,57640.5534.64125Asia
7Norway74,0654.09566184,73671.81396.948Europe
8United Arab Emirates68,6623.80540375,547100.53716.233Asia
9Kuwait66,6733.69198976,4659-2.53301.959Asia
10Hong Kong SAR64,5333.57214079,77083.82482.143Asia
11Switzerland63,3803.50115471,613121.07541.340Europe
12United States62,1523.44122871,805112.2720,4132North America
13San Marino61,1693.3898369,135131.502.126176Europe
14Netherlands56,4363.12473467,646143.11966.727Europe
15Saudi Arabia55,8593.0957661,70618-0.741,84517Asia
16Iceland54,1212.99173864,420153.6418.61148Europe
17Sweden53,0782.93104461,359192.40546.539Europe
18Germany52,8012.9227762,510172.514,3745Europe
19Taiwan Province of China52,3052.8949662,941162.791,23522Asia
20Australia52,1912.8911460,839202.271,31319Oceania
21Austria51,9362.8725559,812212.90461.445Europe
22Denmark51,6432.8529359,759222.11299.260Europe
23Bahrain50,1032.77154055,771253.1574.2298Asia
24Canada49,7752.7532856,994243.001,84716North America
25Belgium48,2582.67151755,725261.71550.738Europe
26Finland46,3432.56191653,766272.99256.062Europe
27Oman45,7232.5361948,68933-0.27194.869Asia
28United Kingdom45,5662.5215852,902291.793,0299Europe
29France45,4742.5191.953,206281.852,96010Europe
30Malta44,6702.4780457,022236.5720.86145Europe
31Japan44,4262.4624451,224301.715,6194Asia
32Korea41,3882.29303851,078313.092,13814Asia
33Spain40,2902.23109848,769323.051,86415Europe
34New Zealand40,1182.2217246,421373.04198.567Oceania
35Italy39,5002.1861845,440391.472,40012Europe
36Cyprus38,9802.1552047,171343.8633.46126Europe
37Puerto Rico38,3512.1262943,71043-7.67119.380North America
38Israel37,6732.0867843,932413.32334.353Asia
39Czech Republic37,5462.0812746,652364.29397.747Europe
40Slovenia36,5662.0298045,392405.0075.6097Europe
41Slovak Republic35,0951.94147146,072383.40190.870Europe
42Lithuania34,5961.9149946,871353.8396.2686Europe
43Estonia33,8421.8775443,773424.8544.18111Europe
44Equatorial Guinea32,8551.8298731,97961-4.3828.41135Africa
45The Bahamas32,2831.7857336,429511.3012.16153North America
46Trinidad and Tobago32,0111.7727238,02049-2.5644.10112North America
47Portugal31,9651.7746.038,252482.67328.355Europe
48Poland31,4301.7453540,123454.551,19323Europe
49Hungary31,3701.7360.039,462463.99306.858Europe
50Malaysia30,8581.7151240,381445.901,00226Asia
World 18,089 22,562 134,981