The 20 countries with the largest gross domestic product (GDP) per capita in 2019
(in U.S. dollars)
Countries with the largest gross domestic product (GDP) per capita 2019
The statistic shows the 20 countries with the largest gross domestic product (GDP) per capita in 2019. In 2019, Germany ranked 18th with an estimated GDP of about 46,563.99 U.S. dollars per capita.

GDP per capita

Gross domestic product (GDP) is a strong indicator of a country’s economic performance and strength. It is measured by the added value of all final goods and services produced in a country during a specific time period or by adding every person’s income during that time period. Gross domestic product per capita is sometimes used to describe the standard of living of a population, with a higher GDP meaning a higher standard of living.

In 2014, Luxembourg, Norway, Qatar, and Switzerland reported the highest gross domestic product per capita worldwide, as can be seen in this statistic. It is estimated that gross domestic product per capita in the United States in 2020 will amount to around 58 thousand U.S. dollars, half of what Luxembourg is currently reporting. Since GDP per capita is calculated per inhabitant (hence the name), this is actually a positive sign of economic development, since it means an increase of almost 4,000 U.S. dollars. Despite the large gross domestic product in the United States, the United States had one of the highest unemployment rates amongst major industrial and emerging countries in 2013, with over 7.3 percent - the fourth highest in comparison to other major industrial and emerging countries.

The nation in the world with the second largest gross domestic product per capita is Norway. Norway’s economy has shown great signs of strength over the last few years. Over the past decade, Norway’s GDP per capita increased by more than 43 thousand U.S. dollars alone, almost doubling its amount. All in all, Norway's economy is one of the most stable and promising worldwide.
The 20 countries with the largest gross domestic product (GDP) per capita in 2019
(in U.S. dollars)
GDP per capita in U.S. dollars
Luxembourg 113,196.49
Switzerland 83,716.81
Macao SAR 81,151.93
Norway 77,975.43
Ireland 77,771.21
Qatar 69,687.55
Iceland 67,037.34
United States 65,111.6
Singapore 63,987.07
Denmark 59,795.27
Australia 53,825.16
Netherlands 52,367.85
Sweden 51,241.91
Austria 50,022.61
Hong Kong SAR 49,334.35
Finland 48,868.74
San Marino 47,279.93
Germany 46,563.99
Canada 46,212.84
Belgium 45,175.59
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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2019

Supplementary notes

According to the source, all figures are estimates.

Values were rounded due to a better understanding of the statistic.

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Countries with the largest gross domestic product (GDP) per capita 2019
The statistic shows the 20 countries with the largest gross domestic product (GDP) per capita in 2019. In 2019, Germany ranked 18th with an estimated GDP of about 46,563.99 U.S. dollars per capita.

GDP per capita

Gross domestic product (GDP) is a strong indicator of a country’s economic performance and strength. It is measured by the added value of all final goods and services produced in a country during a specific time period or by adding every person’s income during that time period. Gross domestic product per capita is sometimes used to describe the standard of living of a population, with a higher GDP meaning a higher standard of living.

In 2014, Luxembourg, Norway, Qatar, and Switzerland reported the highest gross domestic product per capita worldwide, as can be seen in this statistic. It is estimated that gross domestic product per capita in the United States in 2020 will amount to around 58 thousand U.S. dollars, half of what Luxembourg is currently reporting. Since GDP per capita is calculated per inhabitant (hence the name), this is actually a positive sign of economic development, since it means an increase of almost 4,000 U.S. dollars. Despite the large gross domestic product in the United States, the United States had one of the highest unemployment rates amongst major industrial and emerging countries in 2013, with over 7.3 percent - the fourth highest in comparison to other major industrial and emerging countries.

The nation in the world with the second largest gross domestic product per capita is Norway. Norway’s economy has shown great signs of strength over the last few years. Over the past decade, Norway’s GDP per capita increased by more than 43 thousand U.S. dollars alone, almost doubling its amount. All in all, Norway's economy is one of the most stable and promising worldwide.
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