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Economy > Foreign direct investment > Net > BoP > Current US$ per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Foreign direct investment is net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows total net, that is, net FDI in the reporting economy from foreign sources less net FDI by the reporting economy to the rest of the world. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Singapore 3,409.46 BoP $ 2005
2 Estonia 1,773.92 BoP $ 2005
3 Macau 1,702.66 BoP $ 2004
4 Malta 1,401.16 BoP $ 2005
5 Antigua and Barbuda 1,376.3 BoP $ 2005
6 Aruba 1,136.52 BoP $ 2005
7 The Bahamas 1,094.84 BoP $ 2005
8 Czech Republic 989.8 BoP $ 2005
9 Saint Kitts and Nevis 958.81 BoP $ 2005
10 United Kingdom 917.67 BoP $ 2005
11 Seychelles 900.96 BoP $ 2005
12 Trinidad and Tobago 870.67 BoP $ 2004
13 Equatorial Guinea 824.25 BoP $ 1996
14 New Zealand 747.39 BoP $ 2005
15 Cyprus 684.89 BoP $ 2005
16 Saint Lucia 651.37 BoP $ 2005
17 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 511.24 BoP $ 2005
18 Hungary 506.96 BoP $ 2005
19 Hong Kong 489.83 BoP $ 2005
20 Lebanon 465.88 BoP $ 2005
21 Belize 460.16 BoP $ 2005
22 Israel 446.49 BoP $ 2005
23 Bulgaria 383.33 BoP $ 2005
24 Dominica 369.36 BoP $ 2005
25 Croatia 345.24 BoP $ 2005
26 United States 340.7 BoP $ 2005
27 Panama 305.12 BoP $ 2005
28 Romania 301.02 BoP $ 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 291.52 BoP $ 2005
29 Jordan 283.1 BoP $ 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 281.42 BoP $ 2003
30 Chile 276.7 BoP $ 2005
31 Oman 266.02 BoP $ 2005
32 Latvia 262.16 BoP $ 2005
33 Grenada 255.79 BoP $ 2005
34 Gabon 255.57 BoP $ 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 224.47 BoP $ 2005
35 Jamaica 219.39 BoP $ 2005
36 Uruguay 215.04 BoP $ 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 209.78 BoP $ 2005
37 Costa Rica 209.25 BoP $ 2005
38 Lithuania 201.75 BoP $ 2005
39 Barbados 193.01 BoP $ 2005
40 Portugal 190.06 BoP $ 2005
41 Belgium 179.01 BoP $ 2005
42 Botswana 178.29 BoP $ 2005
43 Poland 172.35 BoP $ 2005
44 Libya 162.66 BoP $ 2005
45 Ukraine 159.92 BoP $ 2005
46 Kazakhstan 140.01 BoP $ 2005
47 Bosnia and Herzegovina 133.92 BoP $ 2005
48 Colombia 133.18 BoP $ 2005
49 Turkey 128.83 BoP $ 2005
50 Georgia 123.64 BoP $ 2005
51 Ecuador 119.48 BoP $ 2005
52 Namibia 119.24 BoP $ 2004
53 Cape Verde 113.55 BoP $ 2005
54 Mexico 111.06 BoP $ 2005
55 South Africa 110.67 BoP $ 2005
56 Dominican Republic 109.51 BoP $ 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 104.85 BoP $ 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 102.76 BoP $ 2003
57 Guyana 100.94 BoP $ 2005
58 Slovakia 99.58 BoP $ 2003
59 Argentina 92.61 BoP $ 2005
60 Peru 90.85 BoP $ 2005
61 Armenia 83.42 BoP $ 2005
62 Albania 80.85 BoP $ 2005
63 Egypt 73.61 BoP $ 2005
64 Sudan 72.96 BoP $ 2005
65 Tunisia 71.09 BoP $ 2005
66 Brazil 68.1 BoP $ 2005
67 Honduras 67.24 BoP $ 2005
68 Thailand 64.49 BoP $ 2005
69 Vanuatu 59.62 BoP $ 2005
70 Venezuela 56.01 BoP $ 2005
71 Suriname 55.85 BoP $ 2005
72 Moldova 55.31 BoP $ 2005
73 Azerbaijan 54.71 BoP $ 2005
74 China 52.02 BoP $ 2005
75 Morocco 50.61 BoP $ 2005
76 El Salvador 49.43 BoP $ 2005
77 Lesotho 47.73 BoP $ 2005
78 Nicaragua 44.25 BoP $ 2005
79 Australia 42.74 BoP $ 2005
80 Malaysia 38.45 BoP $ 2005
81 Mongolia 37.22 BoP $ 2004
82 The Gambia 36.15 BoP $ 2005
83 Maldives 31.9 BoP $ 2005
84 Belarus 31.3 BoP $ 2005
85 Cambodia 27.92 BoP $ 2005
86 Turkmenistan 24.88 BoP $ 1997
87 Solomon Islands 24.67 BoP $ 1999
88 Syria 23.5 BoP $ 2005
89 Vietnam 22.93 BoP $ 2005
90 Tonga 22.78 BoP $ 1993
91 Sao Tome and Principe 21.06 BoP $ 2002
92 Liberia 17.53 BoP $ 1987
93 Guatemala 16.4 BoP $ 2005
94 Russia 15.73 BoP $ 2005
95 Cote d'Ivoire 15.28 BoP $ 2005
96 Nigeria 14.42 BoP $ 2005
97 Pakistan 13.54 BoP $ 2005
98 Togo 12.95 BoP $ 2004
99 Sierra Leone 12.91 BoP $ 2005
100 Cameroon 12.5 BoP $ 2003
101 Tanzania 12.19 BoP $ 2005
102 Zambia 12.05 BoP $ 2000
103 Sri Lanka 11.91 BoP $ 2005
104 Benin 11.77 BoP $ 2004
105 Philippines 11.3 BoP $ 2005
106 Indonesia 9.78 BoP $ 2005
107 Paraguay 9.74 BoP $ 2005
108 Uganda 8.95 BoP $ 2005
109 Mali 8.66 BoP $ 2004
110 Guinea 8.58 BoP $ 2003
111 Kyrgyzstan 8.24 BoP $ 2005
112 Tajikistan 8.01 BoP $ 2005
113 Swaziland 7.97 BoP $ 2005
114 Eritrea 7.08 BoP $ 2000
115 Guinea-Bissau 6.64 BoP $ 2004
116 Senegal 5.83 BoP $ 2004
117 Bangladesh 5.61 BoP $ 2005
118 Kiribati 5.36 BoP $ 1994
119 Mozambique 5.13 BoP $ 2005
120 Ghana 4.98 BoP $ 2005
121 Djibouti 4.85 BoP $ 1995
122 Papua New Guinea 4.43 BoP $ 2005
123 Laos 4.37 BoP $ 2001
124 Burma 4.28 BoP $ 2004
125 Chad 3.92 BoP $ 1994
126 Ethiopia 3.48 BoP $ 2005
127 India 2.98 BoP $ 2003
128 Zimbabwe 2.62 BoP $ 1994
129 Comoros 1.91 BoP $ 1995
130 Madagascar 1.58 BoP $ 2005
131 Niger 1.04 BoP $ 2004
132 Haiti 1.03 BoP $ 2005
133 Rwanda 0.852 BoP $ 2005
134 Burkina Faso 0.688 BoP $ 2001
135 Iran 0.592 BoP $ 2000
136 South Korea 0.546 BoP $ 2005
137 Malawi 0.495 BoP $ 2002
138 Kenya 0.322 BoP $ 2005
139 Nepal 0.0969 BoP $ 2005
140 Burundi 0.0752 BoP $ 2005
141 Mauritania 0.052 BoP $ 1998
142 Somalia -0.117 BoP $ 1985
143 Central African Republic -1.125 BoP $ 1994
144 Algeria -1.437 BoP $ 1991
145 Canada -1.528 BoP $ 2005
146 Mauritius -6.284 BoP $ 2005
147 Yemen -13.19 BoP $ 2005
148 Bolivia -29.891 BoP $ 2005
149 French Polynesia -31.156 BoP $ 2005
150 Samoa -31.663 BoP $ 2005
151 Slovenia -44.125 BoP $ 2005
152 Greece -73.699 BoP $ 2005
153 Bahrain -85.048 BoP $ 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) -87.502 BoP $ 2005
154 Angola -92.069 BoP $ 2005
155 Saudi Arabia -95.218 BoP $ 2005
156 Finland -106.712 BoP $ 2005
157 Fiji -106.846 BoP $ 1999
158 Austria -124.026 BoP $ 2005
159 New Caledonia -159.348 BoP $ 2005
160 Germany -182.532 BoP $ 2005
161 Japan -330.464 BoP $ 2005
162 Italy -360.515 BoP $ 2005
163 Spain -372.438 BoP $ 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) -519.8 BoP $ 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) -590.059 BoP $ 2005
164 Denmark -799.392 BoP $ 2005
165 France -995.846 BoP $ 2005
European Union average (profile) -1,070.38 BoP $ 2005
Europe average (profile) -1,264.744 BoP $ 2005
NATO countries average (profile) -1,378.646 BoP $ 2005
Eurozone average (profile) -1,767.618 BoP $ 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) -1,800.711 BoP $ 2005
166 Sweden -1,869.485 BoP $ 2005
167 Kuwait -1,941.169 BoP $ 2005
168 Norway -2,370.485 BoP $ 2005
169 Switzerland -4,935.617 BoP $ 2005
170 Netherlands -6,130.276 BoP $ 2005
171 Ireland -10,454.646 BoP $ 2005
172 Iceland -15,251.033 BoP $ 2005
173 Luxembourg -15,695.871 BoP $ 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Foreign direct investment > Net > BoP > Current US$ per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Foreign-direct-investment/Net/BoP/Current-US$-per-capita

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Interesting observations about Economy > Foreign direct investment > Net > BoP > Current US$ per capita

  • Singapore ranked first for foreign direct investment > net > boP > current US$ per capita amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • Malta ranked first for foreign direct investment > net > boP > current US$ per capita amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • Estonia ranked first for foreign direct investment > net > boP > current US$ per capita amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Lebanon ranked first for foreign direct investment > net > boP > current US$ per capita amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • United Kingdom ranked first for foreign direct investment > net > boP > current US$ per capita amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2005.
  • Aruba ranked first for foreign direct investment > net > boP > current US$ per capita amongst Catholic countries in 2005.
  • Antigua and Barbuda ranked first for foreign direct investment > net > boP > current US$ per capita amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2005.
  • Czech Republic ranked second for foreign direct investment > net > boP > current US$ per capita amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
  • India ranked last for foreign direct investment > net > boP > current US$ per capita amongst Emerging markets in 2003.
  • France ranked 5th last for foreign direct investment > net > boP > current US$ per capita amongst European Union in 2005.
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