Which Country Creates the Highest Output per Capita?

GDP Per Capita PPP (Current USD) (USD), 2020
Economy | February 8, 2021
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Based on a comparison of 172 countries in 2020, Cuba ranked the highest in GDP per capita measured by PPP with USD 13,718,767 followed by Luxembourg and Singapore. On the other end of the scale was Burundi with USD 783, South Sudan with USD 884 and Central African Republic with USD 972.

Average GDP per capita measured by PPP reached USD 20,039 in 2020 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.68 % more than in the previous year and 36.2 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average GDP per capita measured by PPP reached an all time high of USD 23,098 in 2023 and an all time low of USD 2,979 in 1980. The average annual growth amounted to 4.88 % since 1980.

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

GDP Per Capita PPP (Current USD) Unit 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Austria USD 48,814 49,955 52,614 54,531 56,741
Brunei USD 81,806 62,922 56,638 60,281 59,960
Cuba USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Denmark USD 48,040 49,265 52,160 55,220 57,572
Hong Kong USD 54,605 56,267 56,907 59,676 62,234
Ireland USD 51,006 68,860 71,339 78,209 86,444
Luxembourg USD 102,521 104,976 111,757 113,905 118,004
Macao USD ... 142,956 109,014 109,946 120,988 127,837
Netherlands USD 49,338 50,419 52,441 55,509 57,847
Norway USD 65,647 60,190 58,736 62,782 64,707
Qatar USD 143,222 97,847 84,269 91,743 93,880
Singapore USD 84,423 86,975 89,386 94,941 100,092
Switzerland USD 62,297 64,275 66,094 67,402 70,376
USA USD 55,025 56,849 58,017 60,106 63,056
United Arab Emirates USD 72,926 62,748 60,756 62,864 63,320