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Economy > GDP > PPP: Countries Compared

Author: Edria Murray<br>Staff Editor

Author: Edria Murray<br>Staff Editor

In response to Kenton Thomas:

In 2000, the average income was $US8000 (based on purchasing power parity), including 2.4 billion people with incomes lower than $US1000.

The proportion of people living on less than 1, 2, 4 and 11 United States dollars per day is available in the economy category.

Other statistics you should consult include:


  • The income distribution to the richest 10% and poorest 10% in each country. Globally, the richest 13% of people in the world receive 45% of the worlds (PPP) income. In conrast, the poorest 42% pf people receive only 9% of the worlds income


  • The United Nations Human Development Index which ranks countries according to GDP as well as health and education factors.

DEFINITION: Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) in Millions of International Dollars, 2004..

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United StatesUnited States $11.63 trillion 2004
2 ChinaChina $7.12 trillion 2004
3 JapanJapan $3.77 trillion 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average $3.42 trillion 2004
4 IndiaIndia $3.36 trillion 2004
5 GermanyGermany $2.33 trillion 2004
6 United KingdomUnited Kingdom $1.83 trillion 2004
7 FranceFrance $1.74 trillion 2004
8 ItalyItaly $1.62 trillion 2004
9 BrazilBrazil $1.48 trillion 2004
10 RussiaRussia $1.41 trillion 2004
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average $1.27 trillion 2004
11 SpainSpain $1.05 trillion 2004
12 MexicoMexico $1.01 trillion 2004
13 CanadaCanada $993.08 billion 2004
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average $987.04 billion 2004
14 South KoreaSouth Korea $980.69 billion 2004
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average $812.62 billion 2004
15 IndonesiaIndonesia $779.72 billion 2004
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average $713.08 billion 2004
16 AustraliaAustralia $605.94 billion 2004
17 TurkeyTurkey $552.99 billion 2004
18 NetherlandsNetherlands $520.92 billion 2004
19 ThailandThailand $510.27 billion 2004
20 South AfricaSouth Africa $510.1 billion 2004
21 IranIran $505.02 billion 2004
22 PolandPoland $499.55 billion 2004
Eurozone averageEurozone average $490.55 billion 2004
NATO countries averageNATO average $488.42 billion 2004
23 ArgentinaArgentina $486.37 billion 2004
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average $446.65 billion 2004
European Union averageEuropean Union average $439.59 billion 2004
24 PhilippinesPhilippines $378.23 billion 2004
Europe averageEurope average $370.37 billion 2004
25 PakistanPakistan $336.05 billion 2004
26 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia $325.51 billion 2004
27 BelgiumBelgium $322.64 billion 2004
28 ColombiaColombia $322.58 billion 2004
29 UkraineUkraine $303.28 billion 2004
30 EgyptEgypt $282.03 billion 2004
31 SwedenSweden $265.05 billion 2004
32 BangladeshBangladesh $263.43 billion 2004
33 AustriaAustria $261.11 billion 2004
34 SwitzerlandSwitzerland $247.6 billion 2004
35 MalaysiaMalaysia $246.04 billion 2004
36 GreeceGreece $243.13 billion 2004
37 VietnamVietnam $222.17 billion 2004
38 Hong KongHong Kong $210.68 billion 2004
39 AlgeriaAlgeria $210.66 billion 2004
40 PortugalPortugal $205.45 billion 2004
41 Czech RepublicCzech Republic $197.37 billion 2004
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average $186.75 billion 2004
42 ChileChile $183.29 billion 2004
43 RomaniaRomania $182.34 billion 2004
44 NorwayNorway $175.44 billion 2004
45 DenmarkDenmark $172.57 billion 2004
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average $171.42 billion 2004
46 HungaryHungary $167.58 billion 2004
47 IsraelIsrael $163.7 billion 2004
48 IrelandIreland $160.99 billion 2004
49 VenezuelaVenezuela $155.79 billion 2004
50 NigeriaNigeria $155.57 billion 2004
51 FinlandFinland $155.49 billion 2004
52 PeruPeru $155.39 billion 2004
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average $143.46 billion 2004
Latin America and Caribbean averageLatin America and Caribbean average $137.1 billion 2004
53 MoroccoMorocco $127.23 billion 2004
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average $119.28 billion 2004
54 SingaporeSingapore $118.23 billion 2004
55 KazakhstanKazakhstan $112.09 billion 2004
56 New ZealandNew Zealand $93.05 billion 2004
57 Sri LankaSri Lanka $81.14 billion 2004
58 SlovakiaSlovakia $78.26 billion 2004
59 TunisiaTunisia $76.51 billion 2004
60 SyriaSyria $70.16 billion 2004
61 SudanSudan $69.38 billion 2004
62 BelarusBelarus $67.9 billion 2004
63 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. $64.92 billion 2004
64 BulgariaBulgaria $62.29 billion 2004
65 EthiopiaEthiopia $56.89 billion 2004
66 CroatiaCroatia $54.8 billion 2004
67 GuatemalaGuatemala $52.93 billion 2004
68 EcuadorEcuador $51.33 billion 2004
69 GhanaGhana $48.75 billion 2004
70 UzbekistanUzbekistan $48.51 billion 2004
71 LithuaniaLithuania $44.78 billion 2004
72 KuwaitKuwait $43.31 billion 2004
73 SloveniaSlovenia $41.5 billion 2004
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average $40.74 billion 2004
74 UgandaUganda $40.33 billion 2004
75 Costa RicaCosta Rica $39.82 billion 2004
76 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. $38.49 billion 2004
77 NepalNepal $37.41 billion 2004
78 OmanOman $35.85 billion 2004
79 CameroonCameroon $35.12 billion 2004
80 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan $34.62 billion 2004
81 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan $34.56 billion 2004
82 KenyaKenya $34.5 billion 2004
83 El SalvadorEl Salvador $34.4 billion 2004
84 AngolaAngola $32.22 billion 2004
85 UruguayUruguay $32.17 billion 2004
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average $32.05 billion 2004
86 CambodiaCambodia $31.87 billion 2004
87 LuxembourgLuxembourg $30.92 billion 2004
88 ParaguayParaguay $28.14 billion 2004
89 LatviaLatvia $27.74 billion 2004
90 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ $27.24 billion 2004
91 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire $25.18 billion 2004
92 JordanJordan $24.87 billion 2004
93 BoliviaBolivia $24.3 billion 2004
94 LebanonLebanon $24.23 billion 2004
95 TanzaniaTanzania $24.18 billion 2004
96 MozambiqueMozambique $23.58 billion 2004
97 PanamaPanama $22.23 billion 2004
98 ChadChad $20.21 billion 2004
99 HondurasHonduras $20.19 billion 2004
100 NicaraguaNicaragua $18.9 billion 2004
101 EstoniaEstonia $18.56 billion 2004
102 SenegalSenegal $18.24 billion 2004
103 CyprusCyprus $17.76 billion 2004
104 YemenYemen $17.55 billion 2004
105 GuineaGuinea $17.41 billion 2004
106 BotswanaBotswana $16 billion 2004
107 AlbaniaAlbania $15.77 billion 2004
108 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ $15.76 billion 2004
109 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso $15.07 billion 2004
110 MadagascarMadagascar $14.75 billion 2004
111 MauritiusMauritius $14.74 billion 2004
112 HaitiHaiti $14.47 billion 2004
113 Papua New GuineaPapua NG $14.43 billion 2004
114 BahrainBahrain $13.6 billion 2004
115 GeorgiaGeorgia $13.46 billion 2004
116 NamibiaNamibia $13.14 billion 2004
117 ArmeniaArmenia $12.88 billion 2004
118 MaliMali $12.29 billion 2004
119 LaosLaos $11.21 billion 2004
120 RwandaRwanda $11.15 billion 2004
121 JamaicaJamaica $10.53 billion 2004
122 NigerNiger $10.13 billion 2004
123 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan $9.83 billion 2004
124 ZambiaZambia $9.71 billion 2004
125 IcelandIceland $9.6 billion 2004
126 GabonGabon $9.23 billion 2004
127 TogoTogo $8.54 billion 2004
128 BeninBenin $7.77 billion 2004
129 TajikistanTajikistan $7.67 billion 2004
130 MaltaMalta $7.6 billion 2004
131 MoldovaMoldova $7.35 billion 2004
132 MalawiMalawi $7.07 billion 2004
133 MauritaniaMauritania $6.51 billion 2004
134 SwazilandSwaziland $5.55 billion 2004
135 The BahamasThe Bahamas $5.29 billion 2004
136 FijiFiji $5.17 billion 2004
137 MongoliaMongolia $5.13 billion 2004
138 BurundiBurundi $4.96 billion 2004
139 EritreaEritrea $4.79 billion 2004
140 LesothoLesotho $4.7 billion 2004
141 Central African RepublicCentral Africa $4.44 billion 2004
142 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone $4.43 billion 2004
143 BarbadosBarbados $4.25 billion 2004
144 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the $3.82 billion 2004
145 GuyanaGuyana $3.31 billion 2004
146 The GambiaThe Gambia $2.91 billion 2004
147 Cape VerdeCape Verde $2.75 billion 2004
148 BelizeBelize $1.89 billion 2004
149 DjiboutiDjibouti $1.51 billion 2004
150 SeychellesSeychelles $1.38 billion 2004
151 ComorosComoros $1.14 billion 2004
152 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau $1.1 billion 2004
153 SamoaSamoa $1.02 billion 2004
154 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia $981 million 2004
155 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ $873 million 2004
156 GrenadaGrenada $840 million 2004
157 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands $835 million 2004
158 TongaTonga $737 million 2004
159 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ $715 million 2004
160 VanuatuVanuatu $622 million 2004
161 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ $599 million 2004
162 DominicaDominica $401 million 2004

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > GDP > PPP", World Bank. 2005. World Development Indicators 2005. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/GDP/PPP

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In response to Kenton Thomas:

In 2000, the average income was $US8000 (based on purchasing power parity), including 2.4 billion people with incomes lower than $US1000.

The proportion of people living on less than 1, 2, 4 and 11 United States dollars per day is available in the economy category.

Other statistics you should consult include:


  • The income distribution to the richest 10% and poorest 10% in each country. Globally, the richest 13% of people in the world receive 45% of the worlds (PPP) income. In conrast, the poorest 42% pf people receive only 9% of the worlds income


  • The United Nations Human Development Index which ranks countries according to GDP as well as health and education factors.

Posted on 11 May 2005

Edria Murray<br>Staff Editor

Edria Murray<br>Staff Editor

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