Gross domestic product (GDP) per capita in the United States in current prices from 2004 to 2014 (in U.S. dollars)

 GDP per capita in U.S. dollars
2004 40,401.2
2005 42,628.55
2006 44,750.29
2007 46,467.47
2008 46,900.91
2009 45,461.43
2010 46,811.2
2011 48,327.86
2012* 49,802.15
2013* 51,056.46
2014* 52,804.66
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The statistic shows the gross domestic product (GDP) per capita in the United States from 2004 to 2014. In 2011, the gross domestic product per capita in the United States amounted to around 48,328 U.S. dollars.


Gross domestic product of the United States

The gross domestic product (GDP) of a country is an economic key figure, as it represents the market value of goods and services produced in a country within one year. The United States’ GDP) is increasing consistently, and it is expected to continue growing. On a global scale, the U.S. share of GDP adjusted for Purchasing Power Parity has been in the range of 20 percent over the last few years, give or take a few percentage points. The United States has the largest GDP worldwide, with a significant lead over China, Japan and Germany.

Gross domestic product per capita is annual GDP divided by the average population from the same year, which allows for a GDP calculation per inhabitant of a country. Thus, a country with a high GDP, like the United States, can still have a low GDP per capita. Consequently, if compared to other countries, the United States does not rank among the top ten on this list .

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