Which Country Creates the Highest Output per Capita?

GDP Per Capita PPP (Current USD) (USD), 2017
Economy | December 10, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 171 countries in 2023, Qatar ranked the highest in GDP per capita measured by PPP with USD 139,477 followed by Macao and Luxembourg. On the other end of the scale was Central African Republic with USD 688, Burundi with USD 704 and Dem. Republic of the Congo with USD 923.

Average GDP per capita measured by PPP reached USD 23,098 in 2023 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 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Brunei USD 80,017 78,645 78,367 76,528 78,296
Hong Kong USD 53,745 55,980 57,651 59,286 62,466
Iceland USD 43,873 45,233 47,353 50,967 53,579
Ireland USD 47,296 51,961 65,118 68,526 74,302
Kuwait USD 82,761 82,324 80,161 80,843 77,957
Luxembourg USD 96,620 103,101 106,133 109,511 113,055
Macao USD ... ... 143,495 142,551 111,556 110,483 121,476
Netherlands USD 48,008 49,575 51,060 52,733 55,271
Norway USD 66,774 68,840 70,388 71,357 73,516
Qatar USD 132,451 134,401 136,093 137,020 139,477
Saudi Arabia USD 53,583 55,679 57,678 58,414 58,190
Singapore USD 82,014 85,341 86,794 88,523 92,197
Switzerland USD 57,184 59,246 60,173 61,334 63,081
USA USD 52,659 54,647 56,498 57,687 59,763
United Arab Emirates USD 61,955 65,359 68,610 70,282 70,870