Which Country Creates the Highest GDP per Capita?

GDP Per Capita (Current USD) (USD), 2020 or latest
Economy | February 8, 2021
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Based on a comparison of 177 countries in 2020, Monaco ranked the highest in GDP per capita in USD terms with USD 185,829 followed by Liechtenstein and Luxembourg. On the other end of the scale was Burundi with USD 264, South Sudan with USD 303 and Malawi with USD 399.

Average GDP per capita in USD terms reached USD 12,347 in 2020 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.45 % more than in the previous year and 23.8 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average GDP per capita in USD terms reached an all time high of USD 14,153 in 2023 and an all time low of USD 452 in 1960. The average annual growth amounted to 5.62 % since 1929.

Data for more countries are available at GDP Per Capita (Current USD) indicator page.

GDP Per Capita (Current USD) Unit 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Australia USD 62,511 56,756 49,971 54,028 57,355
Cayman Islands USD ... ... ... ... ... 74,990 76,280 78,465 81,302 85,975 ... ...
Denmark USD 62,549 53,255 54,664 57,610 61,599
Iceland USD 54,242 52,564 61,467 71,311 72,969
Ireland USD 55,493 61,995 63,197 69,822 78,621
Liechtenstein USD 178,846 167,291 165,629 173,356 181,403 ... ...
Luxembourg USD 118,824 101,376 104,278 107,627 116,654
Monaco USD 189,422 166,012 170,029 167,517 185,829 ... ...
Netherlands USD 52,830 45,175 46,008 48,675 53,045
Norway USD 97,019 74,356 70,459 75,497 81,734
Qatar USD 83,858 63,039 57,163 59,125 65,908
Singapore USD 57,563 55,647 56,828 60,914 66,189
Sweden USD 60,020 51,545 51,965 53,792 54,589
Switzerland USD 86,606 82,082 80,172 80,450 82,818
USA USD 55,065 56,839 57,952 60,062 62,996