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Economy > Reserves of foreign exchange and gold > Per $ GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This entry gives the dollar value for the stock of all financial assets that are available to the central monetary authority for use in meeting a country's balance of payments needs as of the end-date of the period specified. This category includes not only foreign currency and gold, but also a country's holdings of Special Drawing Rights in the International Monetary Fund, and its reserve position in the Fund. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Libya $1,182.04 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
2 Singapore $1,031.34 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
3 Lebanon $844.11 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
4 Botswana $773.84 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
5 Hong Kong $695.48 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
6 Algeria $681.71 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
7 Malaysia $551.90 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
8 Lesotho $478.29 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
9 Jordan $463.45 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
10 Malta $463.05 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
11 China $402.16 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
12 Yemen $395.92 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
13 Taiwan $391.79 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
14 Bulgaria $374.17 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
15 Nigeria $368.83 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
16 Morocco $362.79 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
17 Equatorial Guinea $358.18 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
18 Turkmenistan $343.07 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
19 Trinidad and Tobago $331.92 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
20 Thailand $324.76 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) $319.84 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
21 Guyana $312.00 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
22 Russia $307.72 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
23 Kyrgyzstan $303.19 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
24 Bosnia and Herzegovina $298.52 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
25 Sao Tome and Principe $293.54 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
26 Bolivia $286.12 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
27 Honduras $286.09 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
OPEC countries average (profile) $282.79 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
28 Croatia $269.38 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
29 South Korea $269.14 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
30 Iran $262.28 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
31 Cyprus $262.15 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
32 Papua New Guinea $252.39 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
33 Uzbekistan $250.31 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
34 Congo, Republic of the $250.23 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
35 Romania $248.42 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
36 Kazakhstan $247.68 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
37 Slovakia $242.69 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
38 Egypt $237.99 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
39 Moldova $237.48 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
40 The Gambia $236.94 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
41 Israel $227.33 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
42 Latvia $224.21 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
43 Tunisia $223.68 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
44 Vietnam $223.21 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
45 Cape Verde $222.03 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
46 Czech Republic $220.17 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
47 Jamaica $220.06 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
48 Tonga $216.43 per $1,000 of GDP 2004
Emerging markets average (profile) $210.75 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
49 Ukraine $209.78 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
Eastern Europe average (profile) $208.66 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
50 Serbia and Montenegro $204.08 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
51 Mauritius $201.75 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
52 Venezuela $201.64 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
53 Japan $199.23 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
54 Albania $198.44 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
Former Soviet republics average (profile) $198.31 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
55 Philippines $196.44 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
56 Cambodia $196.17 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
57 Angola $195.28 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
58 India $194.31 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
59 Uganda $194.27 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
60 Lithuania $193.78 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
61 Slovenia $191.38 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
62 Hungary $191.23 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
63 Benin $191.00 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
64 Bahrain $188.32 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
65 Peru $186.99 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
66 Paraguay $186.82 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
67 United Arab Emirates $181.42 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
68 Tanzania $178.43 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
69 Rwanda $176.34 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
Non-religious countries average (profile) $175.92 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
70 Ghana $175.73 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
71 Nicaragua $171.70 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
72 Estonia $170.14 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
73 Togo $169.98 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
74 Oman $166.44 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
75 Samoa $166.04 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
76 Suriname $164.83 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
77 Syria $163.74 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
78 Burundi $162.53 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) $160.55 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
79 Uruguay $160.09 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
80 Norway $159.57 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
81 Turkey $157.48 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
82 Mozambique $151.94 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
83 Seychelles $150.56 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
84 Senegal $149.28 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
85 Vanuatu $144.84 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
86 Poland $143.12 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
87 Argentina $141.27 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
88 Swaziland $140.67 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
89 Costa Rica $140.66 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
90 Armenia $137.50 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
91 New Zealand $135.45 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
Europe average (profile) $134.04 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
NATO countries average (profile) $127.34 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
92 Azerbaijan $124.25 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
93 Georgia $123.28 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
94 Chile $117.66 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
95 Gabon $117.54 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
96 Indonesia $116.39 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
97 Kenya $114.04 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
European Union average (profile) $113.93 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
98 Colombia $113.67 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
99 Guatemala $111.19 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
100 Kuwait $111.07 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
101 Denmark $110.38 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
102 Sri Lanka $109.32 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
103 Qatar $107.20 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
104 Madagascar $104.38 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
105 El Salvador $103.74 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
106 Cote d'Ivoire $102.84 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
107 Switzerland $100.83 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
108 South Africa $100.36 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
109 Pakistan $99.51 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
110 Laos $98.22 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
111 Chad $96.64 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
112 Cameroon $94.69 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
113 Belize $93.43 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
114 Mexico $90.96 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
115 Burkina Faso $89.42 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
High income OECD countries average (profile) $87.09 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
116 Saudi Arabia $86.38 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
117 Panama $78.08 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
118 Tajikistan $72.49 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
119 Australia $71.70 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
Eurozone average (profile) $71.07 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
120 Namibia $70.56 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
121 Dominican Republic $69.55 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
122 Zambia $65.98 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
123 Iceland $64.21 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
124 Bangladesh $62.57 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
125 Ethiopia $62.54 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
126 Brazil $60.97 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
127 Malawi $60.18 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
128 Sweden $57.83 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
129 France $51.87 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $51.34 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
130 Portugal $51.32 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
131 Haiti $51.18 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
132 Ecuador $49.58 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
133 Sudan $44.19 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
134 Italy $41.07 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
135 Austria $39.45 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
136 Finland $31.33 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
137 Belarus $29.75 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
138 Canada $28.60 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
139 Zimbabwe $27.94 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
140 Belgium $24.56 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
141 Eritrea $23.04 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
142 Guinea $22.16 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
143 Cuba $18.11 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
144 Germany $16.77 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
145 United Kingdom $16.56 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
146 Spain $15.80 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
147 Netherlands $15.57 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
148 Greece $11.63 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
149 Burma $7.54 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
150 Luxembourg $5.61 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
151 United States $5.24 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
152 Ireland $3.78 per $1,000 of GDP 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Reserves of foreign exchange and gold > Per $ GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Reserves-of-foreign-exchange-and-gold/Per-$-GDP

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