List of Countries by Projected GDP per capita

Source International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook (April - 2021)
Date25 May 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 1,084% and 668% of the global average in nominal and PPP methods, respectively. The poorest economy, South Sudan, would be only 2.2% and 4.2% 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. Seventeen 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, Maldives, and Nauru and the exit of Seychelles into the elite $10000 per capita GDP club in 2021, there would be a total of 67 economies in this list.

Out of 194 economies, gdp (nominal) per capita of the 173 economies would increase, and 21 economies would decrease in 2021 compared to 2020. Macao SAR will add $21,654 in 2021, followed by Luxembourg ($14861), Norway ($14819), Ireland ($10706), and Australia ($9899). The top five losers are Seychelles ($-1973.2), Palau ($-1561.9), St. Kitts and Nevis ($-516.7), Antigua and Barbuda ($-344), and Samoa ($-288.8). Macao SAR (+13) would be a huge gainer in the nominal ranking, followed by Haiti (+12) and Guyana (+8). Samoa (-10), and Seychelles (-8) would lose most in the ranking.

In ppp data, Luxembourg and Singapore would have gdp per capita of above 100k International dollars. 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 72 economies above Int. $20k level.

Out of 194 economies, gdp (ppp) per capita of the 174 economies would increase, and twenty economies would decrease in 2021 compared to 2020. Macao SAR will add Int. $34,529 in 2021, followed by Libya (Int. $7830), Singapore (Int. $5685), United States (Int. $4893), and Ireland (Int. $4847). Palau (Int. $-1447), Lebanon (Int. $-926), Antigua and Barbuda (Int. $-493), Myanmar (Int. $-411), and Samoa (Int. $-393), are top decliners. Libya (+37), Macao SAR (+9), Kyrgyz Republic (+6), Maldives (+6), and Bangladesh (+5), are top gainers in the ppp ranking. Palau (-13), Samoa (-9), Bhutan (-6), Myanmar (-6), and Lebanon (-6) 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 1,2601611,30216210.75,1501445,22414528.4
VENVenezuela 1,6911521,54215812.75,1781434,82614826.3
LBNLebanon 2,8021352,95113524.311,56410710,63811357.9
AFGAfghanistan5811845921854.872,3901742,47417313.5
ALBAlbania5,287955,9919349.314,2189015,2258682.8
DZAAlgeria3,2631293,36413027.711,11210911,43311062.2
AGOAngola2,0121452,08014917.16,9321276,87812937.4
ATGAntigua and Barbuda14,1685613,8245811418,6187318,1257798.6
ARGArgentina8,555739,1227675.120,7516422,14165120
ARMArmenia4,1551114,12511333.913,2619313,6389674.2
ABWAruba21,8334222,8524218829,0905130,97250169
AUSAustralia52,825962,724951651,6802054,89120299
AUTAustria48,1541453,8591544355,2181757,89117315
AZEAzerbaijan4,2181094,88310240.214,4318714,8568880.8
BHRBahrain22,4024024,2944120048,7662350,28424274
BGDBangladesh1,9981462,12214817.55,3071405,81213531.6
BRBBarbados15,1635216,0365213213,5539114,3299078.0
BLRBelarus6,399896,4879253.420,1876620,57870112
BELBelgium44,5291850,1031741251,0962153,97321294
BLZBelize3,9451143,97011732.76,0461316,13313233.4
BENBenin1,2511631,38816111.43,4371603,57315919.4
BTNBhutan3,3591253,29613127.112,06010211,92810864.9
BOLBolivia3,3601243,62412529.88,3441228,83212348.1
BIHBosnia and Herzegovina5,913926,7288955.415,0478315,9358286.7
BWABotswana6,781877,8178464.316,8937818,1137898.6
BRABrazil6,783867,0118757.714,9168515,6438485.1
BRNBrunei Darussalam26,0893533,0972927262,371864,4059350
BGRBulgaria9,9196711,3216693.223,8176025,47160139
BFABurkina Faso7911768761757.212,2621782,33417812.7
BDIBurundi2541942651942.187601947721944.20
CPVCabo Verde3,1481313,55512829.36,4241296,83713037.2
KHMCambodia1,6551541,72015414.24,6951484,93014626.8
CMRCameroon1,4701561,64915613.63,6461573,74515720.4
CANCanada43,2782049,2221940548,7202451,71323281
CAFCentral African Republic4901895521874.559791911,0131905.51
TCDChad6541807411816.101,6111841,6211858.82
CHLChile12,9905815,6175512923,3666124,92861136
CHNChina10,4846311,8196197.317,1927718,93175103
COLColombia5,336945,7539447.314,3248815,1848782.6
COMComoros1,3621591,42016011.73,0481633,02216316.4
CRICosta Rica11,9826111,8066297.219,9906720,66769112
HRVCroatia14,0725716,2475013427,7175429,77754162
CYPCyprus27,0543429,5513524340,1073641,59535226
CZECzech Republic22,5793825,7323821240,6183442,95633234
CIVCôte d'Ivoire2,2781402,56713921.15,3651395,64213930.7
CODDemocratic Republic of the Congo5411865881864.841,1061891,1321896.16
DNKDenmark60,494667,218655358,9331061,47812335
DJIDjibouti3,0741323,21413226.45,0961455,30014128.8
DMADominica6,904856,9898857.511,07311011,23111261.1
DOMDominican Republic7,530807,9518365.418,6087419,79973108
ECUEcuador5,520935,6659546.611,00911111,33111161.7
EGYEgypt3,5871213,83211831.512,7909913,0839971.2
SLVEl Salvador3,7941184,03111433.28,4221218,89112248.4
GNQEquatorial Guinea6,773888,0748166.417,7887618,2367699.2
ERIEritrea5881836251845.141,8211821,86218210.1
ESTEstonia23,3303726,4703721837,7454039,72940216
SWZEswatini3,5041223,71012130.58,9571199,15212049.8
ETHEthiopia9941699521737.832,9081652,97316416.2
FJIFiji4,7971005,06910141.711,56710612,29810666.9
FINFinland48,9811354,3301444749,8532251,86722282
FRAFrance39,9072444,9952437046,0622649,49225269
GABGabon7,421818,6018070.815,9708116,2448188.4
GEOGeorgia4,2481074,36110835.914,9188415,7098385.5
DEUGermany45,7331651,8601642754,0761956,95618310
GHAGhana2,2231412,37414319.55,6931345,96813432.5
GRCGreece17,6704619,6734716228,7485230,49551166
GRDGrenada9,186699,1717575.515,4318215,3858583.7
GTMGuatemala4,2891054,43910636.58,2931238,64812447.1
GINGuinea1,1061661,1411669.392,6041692,73116814.9
GNBGuinea-Bissau7901788881747.302,3481752,40917613.1
GUYGuyana7,327829,1927475.619,6846823,25864127
HTIHaiti1,2531621,94315016.02,9161642,96216516.1
HNDHonduras2,3831392,58613821.35,4501375,69813631.0
HKGHong Kong SAR46,7531549,0362040459,520962,83910342
HUNHungary15,8204818,0754814933,0304535,08844191
ISLIceland59,634765,273753755,9661558,15116316
INDIndia1,9651482,19114418.06,4611287,33312839.9
IDNIndonesia3,9221154,25611035.012,22210112,88210170.1
IRQIraq4,2891044,63210538.110,00311510,03811754.6
IRLIreland83,850394,556377894,392399,2393540
IRNIslamic Republic of Iran7,555798,0348266.113,0739613,5139773.5
ISRIsrael43,6891947,6022139240,5473542,57034232
ITAItaly31,2882834,9972728840,8613343,37632236
JAMJamaica5,096975,3289743.89,97511610,29411656.0
JPNJapan40,1462342,9282535342,2483044,58530243
JORJordan4,2591064,35810935.910,30611310,59011557.6
KAZKazakhstan8,733729,8286880.926,5655727,56057150
KENKenya2,0391442,12914717.54,9261475,27414328.7
KIRKiribati1,6881531,91815115.82,2001792,24218012.2
KORKorea31,4972734,8662828744,6212747,02728256
UVKKosovo4,3101034,85610340.011,27410811,94910765.0
KWTKuwait22,1054125,2903920841,6273241,50737226
KGZKyrgyz Republic1,1461651,1231679.245,0361465,32314029.0
LAOLao P.D.R.2,6261372,77313622.88,1111248,51912546.4
LVALatvia17,5604719,8244616331,5094733,39447182
LSOLesotho1,0031681,1781659.692,7181672,82916715.4
LBRLiberia6461817001825.761,5571861,6021868.71
LBYLibya3,2811283,61712629.85,89313213,7239574.7
LTULithuania19,9174422,2454418338,8243740,78439222
LUXLuxembourg116,9211131,78211,084118,0021122,7401668
MACMacao SAR36,3502558,0041247756,0781490,6065493
MDGMadagascar5021885211894.291,5991851,6391848.92
MWIMalawi4071914321903.559931901,0051915.47
MYSMalaysia10,2706411,6046595.527,4025529,34056160
MDVMaldives9,9346611,8016397.119,6096923,34363127
MLIMali8971739831708.092,4011732,46917413.4
MLTMalta28,2943231,5763226042,8562945,04229245
MHLMarshall Islands4,2401084,20611134.63,7861553,76715620.5
MRTMauritania1,9711472,17914517.95,8341335,99313332.6
MUSMauritius8,993709,6397179.320,2926522,03066120
MEXMexico8,421759,2467376.119,1307220,26672110
FSMMicronesia3,8991173,82112031.43,4461593,37216018.3
MDAMoldova4,3661024,63810438.212,8119813,8799475.5
MNGMongolia3,9161164,17211234.311,82510512,43110567.6
MNEMontenegro7,689779,0647774.619,2527021,35567116
MARMorocco3,1581303,41512928.17,6201258,02712643.7
MOZMozambique4501904251913.501,2771871,2931887.03
MMRMyanmar1,5271551,42315911.75,2421414,83114726.3
NAMNamibia4,1751104,37110736.09,3971189,54211951.9
NRUNauru8,8677110,1256783.39,8561179,99511854.4
NPLNepal1,1961641,23616410.24,0611524,19915022.8
NLDNetherlands52,2481058,0031347757,5341360,46113329
NZLNew Zealand41,1272147,4992239142,0183144,22631241
NICNicaragua1,8701501,87715215.45,5751365,64813830.7
NERNiger5661856331835.211,2591881,3201877.18
NGANigeria2,0831432,43214220.05,1871425,28014228.7
MKDNorth Macedonia5,918916,6579154.816,7127917,6637996.1
NORNorway67,176481,995467565,800669,1717376
OMNOman14,2165516,2125113330,1785030,40452165
PLWPalau14,4125412,8506010614,3098912,86210270.0
PANPanama12,3736013,6905911327,0035630,38853165
PNGPapua New Guinea2,6851362,73713722.53,8331533,95615321.5
PRYParaguay4,946995,1469842.312,8819713,4549873.2
PERPeru6,084906,6789055.011,87110412,98510070.7
PHLPhilippines3,3301263,64612430.08,4521209,06112149.3
POLPoland15,6545016,9304913934,1034135,95742196
PRTPortugal22,4893925,0654020634,0434236,07941196
PRIPuerto Rico30,3172932,2333026534,0254335,94343196
QATQatar52,1441159,1431048793,508497,2624529
COGRepublic of Congo2,1861422,50514020.64,1881504,16915122.7
ROURomania12,7975914,9685612330,5264832,95048179
RUSRussia10,0376511,6546495.927,9035329,48555160
RWARwanda8191758211776.752,3371762,45817513.4
WSMSamoa3,9611133,67212330.25,6531355,26014428.6
SMRSan Marino44,8181749,7651841058,4271261,50811335
SAUSaudi Arabia20,1784322,7004318746,8112548,09926262
SENSenegal1,4601571,62215713.33,4781583,62515819.7
SRBSerbia7,636788,7487972.019,1467120,54571112
SYCSeychelles11,639629,6667079.525,4145826,11958142
SLESierra Leone5271875421884.461,7251831,7711839.64
SGPSingapore58,902864,103852897,0572102,7422559
SVKSlovak Republic19,0714521,5294517732,7104634,81545189
SVNSlovenia25,2113628,1043623138,8073840,82038222
SLBSolomon Islands2,3921382,45514120.22,4551722,48317213.5
SOMSomalia3271923471922.859251929411925.12
ZAFSouth Africa5,067985,4449644.812,03210312,44210467.7
SSDSouth Sudan2961933151932.597911938251934.49
ESPSpain27,1323330,9963325538,3923941,54636226
LKASri Lanka3,6791193,83011931.513,2159413,9099375.7
KNASt. Kitts and Nevis14,9195314,4025711920,9876320,73068113
LCASt. Lucia9,351689,8166980.813,3599213,9429275.9
VCTSt. Vincent and the Grenadines7,122847,2128659.312,60610012,81110369.7
SDNSudan7751797871796.484,0981514,08215222.2
SURSuriname3,9881124,03011533.214,5138614,7038980.0
SWESweden51,7961258,9771148554,1461855,56619302
CHESwitzerland86,849294,696277972,874575,8806413
STPSão Tomé and Príncipe1,9181492,17414617.93,8291543,92615421.4
TWNTaiwan Province of China28,3063132,1233126455,7241659,39815323
TJKTajikistan8441748101786.673,6761563,85615521.0
TZATanzania1,0901671,1041689.082,8211662,86316615.6
THAThailand7,190837,7028563.418,2367519,00474103
BHSThe Bahamas29,2213030,0703424733,1484434,04646185
GMBThe Gambia7911778341766.862,2761772,38417713.0
TLSTimor-Leste1,3591601,28516310.63,3821613,11916217.0
TGOTogo9051721,0161698.362,1991802,26117912.3
TONTonga5,125965,08110041.86,1911306,15613133.5
TTOTrinidad and Tobago15,3845115,7525313025,0315925,88359141
TUNTunisia3,3231273,68312230.310,12011410,59411457.6
TURTurkey8,548749,3277276.830,2534932,27849176
TKMTurkmenistan7,967769,0327874.316,5218017,4158094.8
TUVTuvalu4,3721015,1169942.14,4971494,67414925.4
UGAUganda9121719721728.002,5741712,70616914.7
UKRUkraine3,6531203,98411632.813,1109513,9439175.9
AREUnited Arab Emirates31,9822635,1712628958,7531159,84414326
GBRUnited Kingdom40,4062246,3442338144,1172847,08927256
USAUnited States63,416568,309556263,416768,3098372
URYUruguay15,7784915,6535412922,4596223,47462128
UZBUzbekistan1,7021511,77515314.67,4491267,83112742.6
VUTVanuatu2,8761342,95713424.32,5861702,64617114.4
VNMVietnam3,4991233,60912729.710,86911211,67710963.5
PSEWest Bank and Gaza3,0421333,15613326.05,3881385,66413730.8
YEMYemen6201827541806.201,9271811,92418110.5
ZMBZambia9811709741718.023,3421623,32216118.1
ZWEZimbabwe1,3851581,68415513.92,6221682,69817014.7
SYRSyria--- ---- ---
World 11,057 12,152 17,220 18,378