Latin America & Caribbean: GDP per capita 2018, by country

The Bahamas and Puerto Rico were the countries with the highest gross domestic product (GDP) per capita in Latin America and the Caribbean as of 2018. The average GDP generated per person in the Bahamas amounted to almost 31,900 U.S. dollars in 2017 (latest year with available data), whereas the average wealth created per capita in Puerto Rico was estimated at around 31,700 U.S. dollars in 2018. In that same year, this region's lowest GDP per capita was that of Haiti, at nearly 870 U.S. dollars.

GDP is the total value of all goods and services produced in a country in a year. It is an important indicator to measure the economic strength of a country and the average wealth of its population.

Gross domestic product (GDP) per capita in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018, by country

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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

Central and South America, Mexico

Survey time period

2018 or latest available year

Special properties

Based on current prices

Supplementary notes

* No data available for 2018. The data provided is from 2017. No available data for Venezuela.
Figures have been rounded.

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