World GDP per capita Ranking

Source International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook (October-2019)
World Bank : Nominal (current), PPP (current)
Date02 Feb 2020

Monaco has highest gdp per capita in 2018 at exchange rate basis. It has taken lead of almost $70K over 2nd rank occupier Luxembourg. Macao SAR is at 3rd followed by four European countries Switzerland, Norway, Ireland and Iceland. Six European economies are present among top 7.

Ireland has replaced Iceland in 2018 only change in top 10 compare to 2017 list. In top 11-20, ranking of Austria (15th), Finland (16th), and Germany (19th) has improved. San Marino and Hong Kong has declined. Belgium is now in top 20 and Canada is out from top 20. Zimbabwe is biggest gainers in ranking by 9 followed by Congo, Dem. Rep.(+8). Sudan lost huge 35 position followed by another big decliner Venezuela (-23).

Qatar, which is at 8th position in nominal is at top in ppp method. Brunei Darussalam (+25), United Arab Emirates (+14) and Kuwait (+20) are not even in top 20 in nominal but due to high ppp conversion rate, these are in top 10 ppp list. Saudi Arabia is next noticeable rank improver from 45 in nominal to 18 in ppp. But top 5 biggest gainers are : Egypt (+34), Uzbekistan (+33), Iran(+29), Myanmar (+28) and Azerbaijan (+27). Micronesia is biggest looser in ppp ranking, from 131th in nominal to 159th in ppp followed by Marshall Islands (-33), Tuvalu (-31). seven economies has been excluded for calculating PPP-Nominal as ppp figure are not available.

This ranking is compiled by data taken from World Bank and IMF for year 2017 and 2018. Data from World bank has been given preference. If data is not available for any economy or year, data from IMF has been listed.

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GDP per capita Ranking 2018

Country/Economy GDP per capita (Nominal) ($) Rank (Nominal) GDP per capita (ppp) (Int. $) Rank (PPP) PPP-Nominal
201720182018Change 201720182018Change2018
Monaco167,102185,74110-----
Luxembourg107,361116,64020110,589113,33730-2
Macao SAR, China81,51787,20930116,371123,892200
Switzerland80,45082,7974066,39668,06190-6
Norway75,49781,6975062,01265,511101-6
Ireland69,65078,8066177,59683,203510
Iceland71,31573,1917-155,32257,303140-8
Qatar61,26468,79480124,609126,89810+6
Singapore60,29864,5829096,553101,53240+4
United States59,92862,79510059,92862,795121-3
Denmark57,14161,35011054,28355,671160-6
Australia54,06657,37412049,62951,663221-11
Sweden53,74454,60813051,87953,209191-7
Netherlands48,55553,02414054,50356,329150-2
Austria47,43251,46215153,93755,455170-3
Finland46,19250,15216246,73548,417241-9
Hong Kong SAR, China46,22648,67618-161,71364,597111+6
Germany44,24047,60319152,05553,07520-1-2
Belgium44,22047,51920150,22151,40823-1-4
Canada45,07046,23321-246,72348,130251-5
United Arab Emirates39,81243,00522373,13875,07570+14
United Kingdom40,36142,94423145,37945,974270-5
Andorra39,13442,030242-----
New Zealand42,26041,94525-340,43941,005330-10
Israel40,54241,71526-338,86639,919361-12
France38,67941,46427044,25645,342280-3
Japan38,33239,29028041,95942,797290-3
Guam35,61635,713290-----
Italy32,32734,48330041,20041,830320-5
Kuwait29,76033,99431271,69672,89880+20
Bahamas, The31,82732,21832-131,15532,088461-17
Puerto Rico31,35331,65133-139,00639,54139-4-9
Brunei Darussalam28,57231,62834179,78980,9206-1+25
Korea, Rep.29,74331,36335-138,82440,112344-2
Spain28,10130,37136138,88939,71538-2-5
Malta27,28430,09837141,51042,581301+4
Cyprus25,76128,15938236,15539,9873550
Turks and Caicos Islands25,93427,14239023,87325,371632-27
Slovenia23,44326,12440436,14338,049410-4
Bahrain23,71524,05143047,66147,30326-2+14
Portugal21,43723,40844132,77733,41545-1-4
Saudi Arabia20,80423,33945153,69355,336180+24
Estonia20,33823,26646233,67535,974420+1
Northern Mariana Islands28,30523,25947-11-----
Czech Republic20,38023,07948-138,02039,744372+7
Greece18,88320,32449228,58029,59254-1-9
Curacao19,45819,56850-127,62727,74358-2-12
Slovak Republic17,51019,44351132,24433,736441+3
St. Kitts and Nevis19,15519,27552-228,87030,20853-1-5
Lithuania16,84119,15353133,31535,461430+6
Barbados17,43217,94954-118,23018,55478-3-28
Latvia15,54817,86155428,11530,305522-1
Uruguay16,43717,27856-122,72823,572660-14
Trinidad and Tobago16,23817,13057-131,46132,01547-1+6
Antigua and Barbuda15,38316,72758224,64526,868610-7
Seychelles15,68416,43459-129,06230,557510+4
Oman15,13016,41560241,56441,86031-1+25
Hungary14,45816,16261429,15931,103500+7
Chile15,03715,92362124,24925,223640-6
Palau16,07815,85963-617,86618,51079-1-20
Panama15,16615,57564-324,47225,554621-2
Poland13,85715,42165129,92231,337490+12
Croatia13,41214,91066126,35227,580590+3
Romania10,80812,30167326,63228,206552+8
Costa Rica11,75312,02768016,97617,67184-1-20
Argentina14,59211,68469-520,84320,61171-1-6
American Samoa10,82311,46770-1-----
Malaysia10,25411,37371330,02531,782480+18
Russian Federation10,75111,28972-125,76727,147600+7
Mauritius10,48511,23973022,35523,751652+3
Grenada10,16410,64074114,65515,558902-21
St. Lucia10,04010,56675113,50513,881970-27
Maldives9,54110,33176314,52415,308930-22
Equatorial Guinea9,73810,26277124,53322,74467-5+5
Nauru8,8459,88978415,03916,504873-14
Kazakhstan9,2489,81379226,49127,880571+17
China8,7599,77180316,78218,237804-5
Mexico9,2789,67381-119,42419,84573-2+3
Turkey10,5149,37082-1027,91628,06956-1+21
Bulgaria8,2289,27383220,94821,960681+10
Brazil9,8818,92184-715,66216,09689-2-10
Montenegro7,7848,84485319,35520,690702+10
Cuba8,5418,82286-2-----
Lebanon7,8388,27087012,81413,081103-1-22
Botswana7,8938,25988-217,78518,616772+5
Dominican Republic7,6098,05189016,37117,7488330
Gabon7,2137,95390217,76217,87682-2+2
Dominica7,2757,69191-110,64911,1301112-26
St. Vincent and the Grenadines7,2137,36192-111,78312,2881070-21
Thailand6,5787,27493217,91719,051761+11
Serbia6,2847,24794316,43317,43586-1+2
Libya5,7567,24295719,05720,764694+20
Turkmenistan6,5876,96796-218,03219,304751+15
Peru6,7116,94197-413,77114,41896-1-5
Colombia6,3766,66898-214,50715,013940-2
South Africa6,1326,37499013,43813,68799-1-6
Ecuador6,2146,345100-211,50111,7341090-15
Belarus5,7626,290101018,91619,995722+23
Fiji6,1016,267102-210,32910,8791131-17
Suriname5,3796,234103515,00215,510910+6
North Macedonia5,4186,084104215,29916,359880+10
Bosnia and Herzegovina5,3956,066105213,73514,624951+4
Namibia5,6465,931106-211,10411,102112-1-12
Iraq5,2055,834107217,51917,43685-3+16
Paraguay5,6815,822108-512,97213,600100-1+2
Jamaica5,0695,35411008,9749,3271190-15
Albania4,5335,269111312,93013,364102-2+3
Guyana4,5864,97911218,1438,6411232-17
Belize4,8884,885113-28,3538,648122-1-15
Azerbaijan4,1474,721114617,52518,044810+27
Georgia4,3574,717115111,19112,0051082+1
Guatemala4,4714,549116-18,1678,462126-2-16
Tonga4,2174,36411716,3226,420138-1-27
Kosovo3,9484,302118710,75711,3481102+2
Jordan4,1634,24211909,2429,4791180-5
Armenia3,9154,21212069,62110,3431170-3
Samoa4,2584,183121-46,4956,4841360-21
Eswatini3,9534,146122210,25010,6381150+1
Mongolia3,6694,122123612,79213,800985+19
Algeria4,0444,115124-115,20715,48292-3+26
Sri Lanka4,1054,102125-412,87913,4741010+18
El Salvador3,9024,05812617,9738,3321270-7
Indonesia3,8373,894127112,27913,0801040+17
Marshall Islands3,6673,78812823,7813,9891550-33
Tuvalu3,5733,70112923,9044,0501540-31
Cabo Verde3,2933,63513057,0067,4541310-7
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.3,2903,56813153,4983,5531590-34
Bolivia3,3513,54913227,4807,8731280-2
Tunisia3,4823,448133-112,04712,5031051+22
Angola4,0963,432134-126,6516,452137-2-9
Bhutan3,3913,360136-310,17310,5351160+14
Morocco3,0363,23813728,2618,587124-1+7
Moldova2,7243,22713856,8597,272134-1-2
West Bank and Gaza3,2543,199139-25,1185,158144-1-11
Vanuatu3,0823,124140-23,1243,2211640-30
Philippines2,9823,10314108,3408,9511211+14
Ukraine2,6413,09514238,6949,2331200+16
Djibouti2,9313,083143-15,0465,3051431-6
Papua New Guinea2,6952,73014404,3534,336150-2-12
Vietnam2,3662,56714546,8587,4481322+7
Egypt, Arab Rep.2,4412,549146111,74212,4121062+34
Lao PDR2,4242,54214716,9427,440133-1+8
Honduras2,4502,500148-24,9175,1391450-3
Ghana2,0262,20214934,4574,7471470-4
Congo, Rep.1,7032,14815085,6145,6621401+4
Zimbabwe1,6022,14715192,8263,0301670-22
Solomon Islands2,0592,138152-12,3382,423173-1-27
Timor-Leste2,0012,03615307,4167,658130-1+17
Nicaragua2,1682,029154-45,6875,534142-2+6
Nigeria1,9692,02815505,8885,9911390+10
India1,9812,010156-27,1697,7631291+21
Sao Tome and Principe1,8112,00115703,3133,419162-2-11
Cote d'Ivoire1,5571,71615853,9224,20715210
Kenya1,5681,71115923,2583,4681601-7
Bangladesh1,5641,69816023,9984,3721484+6
Kiribati1,6261,625161-22,2282,294175-1-20
Zambia1,5351,54016224,0904,224151-2+5
Cameroon1,4221,53416333,6453,78515700
Uzbekistan1,8271,532164-88,0858,5561251+33
Senegal1,3671,52216533,5563,7831580+1
Cambodia1,3851,51016614,0204,3611492+11
Pakistan1,4651,482167-25,2425,5671411+20
Comoros1,3211,41516812,8122,9131680-6
Myanmar1,2501,32616916,1726,6741353+28
Lesotho1,2271,29917023,1323,219165-2-1
Kyrgyz Republic1,2431,28117103,7343,8851560+9
Mauritania1,1461,18917214,0234,151153-3+13
Tanzania1,0051,05117313,0903,2271632+4
Nepal9111,03417422,8753,0901660+2
Sudan3,015977175-354,8804,7591460+23
Yemen, Rep.963944176-12,6452,575170-10
Benin82990217722,2772,4251721-1
Mali82990017802,2222,3171741-2
Guinea856879179-22,3702,5051710+2
Haiti76686818021,8191,867183-1-9
Tajikistan806827181-13,2173,4501611+14
Guinea-Bissau73777818221,7351,7991840-8
Rwanda76377318302,0782,2521760+1
Ethiopia768772184-31,8972,02217820
Chad66472818521,9291,968180-1-1
Gambia, The68071618602,4652,6121691+11
Burkina Faso64271518711,8671,9851792+2
Togo62567918821,6921,7741850-3
Liberia699677189-41,2931,309190-1-7
Uganda632643190-11,9452,0381770+7
Congo, Dem. Rep.46756219138899321930-8
Sierra Leone49953419211,5441,60218600
Madagascar515528193-11,8141,8911821+5
Afghanistan556521194-31,9351,955181-3+7
Mozambique46149919501,4181,4601880+1
Central African Republic45047619608218601940-4
Niger37641419701,0131,06319100
Malawi35738919801,2701,3111891+3
Somalia309315201-1-----
Burundi293272202-173874419500
Aruba25,63025,36641039,45539,34540-6-2
Eritrea324332200-19121,0281920+2
Iran, Islamic Rep.5,6285,417109-421,01119,37774-6+29
San Marino48,49548,94817-263,03760,33413-3+3
South Sudan27335319931,5311,5041870+6
Venezuela, RB4,7553,411135-2312,26410,798114-9+15
Taiwan Province of China24,39025,00842050,52053,074210+18
World 10,778 11,312 17,151 17,948