Top 10 Richest Countries In The World
Friday, Apr 14, 2017
In this list we are going to show you the top 10 richest countries in the world.We rank the countries based on the Gross domestic product (GDP) and purchasing-power-parity (PPP) per capita of a country.
10. Switzerland ($56,815)
The GDP (PPP) per Swiss citizen is $56,815.The population of Switzerland is around 8 million.Zurich and Geneva are two main global and economic cities of Switzerland and also the among the top cities in the world in terms of quality of life.Switzerland is one of the most developed countries in the world according to the IMF.
9. United States ($57,045)
The GDP (PPP) per citizen is $57,045.The population of United States is around 324 million United States is the world's third largest country by total area and and the third most populous country.United States is a highly developed country.It ranks highly in several measures of socioeconomic performance.
8. Hong Kong ($57,676)
The GDP (PPP) per citizen is $57,676.The population of Hong Kong is around 7.3 million of various nationalities.It ranks as the world's fourth most densely populated sovereign state or territory.Hong Kong is one of the world's most significant financial centres, with the highest Financial Development Index score.
7. United Arab Emirates ($67,201)
The GDP (PPP) per citizen is $67,201.The population of United Arab Emirates is nearly 9.2 million, of which 1.4 million are Emirati citizens and 7.8 million are expatriates.The UAE's oil reserves are the seventh-largest in the world and its natural gas reserves are the world's seventeenth-largest.Dubai is UAE's most populous city and also emerging into a global city and international aviation hub.
6. Norway ($67,619)
The GDP (PPP) per citizen is $67,619.The population of Norway is around 5,213,985 as of May 2016.King Harald V is the current King of Norway.Norway had the highest Human Development Index ranking in the world and it also topped the Legatum Prosperity Index for seven years in a row as of 2015.
5. Kuwait ($71,600)
The GDP (PPP) per citizen is $71,600.The population of Kuwait is 4.2 million and among these 1.3 million are Kuwaitis and 2.9 million are expatriates.Kuwait is backed by the world's sixth largest oil reserves and the Kuwaiti dinar is the highest valued currency in the world.Kuwait had the highest Human Development Index ranking in the Arab world.
4. Brunei ($80,335)
The GDP (PPP) per citizen is $80,335.The population of Brunei was around 408,786 in July 2012.IMF estimated that Brunei was one of two countries with a public debt at 0% of the national GDP in 2011. Forbes also ranks Brunei as the fifth-richest nation out of 182, based on its petroleum and natural gas fields.
3. Singapore ($84,821)
The GDP (PPP) per citizen is $84,821.The population of Singapore is 5.5 million among them only 38% of whom are permanent residents other are foreign nationals.Singapore is ranked in "easiest place to do business" by world bank for ten consecutive years and 3rd-largest financial centre, oil refining and trading centre.
2. Luxembourg ($94,167)
The GDP (PPP) per citizen is $94,167. The population of Luxembourg is 524,853 in October 2012.Luxembourg is a developed country, with an advanced economy and the world's highest GDP (PPP) per capita, according to the United Nations in 2014.In 2016 Luxembourgish citizens had visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 172 countries and territories, ranking the Luxembourgian passport 6th in the world.
1. Qatar ($146,011)
The GDP (PPP) per citizen is $146,011. The population of Qatar is nearly 1.8 million in which 278,000 Qatari citizens and 1.5 million expatriates.Qatar is a high income economy and is a developed country, backed by the world's third largest natural gas reserves and oil reserves. The country has the highest per capita income in the world.Qatar is classified by the UN as a country of very high human development and is the most advanced Arab state for human development.
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