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Economy > Reserves of foreign exchange and gold > Per capita: 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 capita figures expressed per 1 population.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Singapore $35,800.50 per capita 2007
2 Hong Kong $21,875.50 per capita 2007
3 United Arab Emirates $17,380.69 per capita 2007
4 Libya $13,185.55 per capita 2007
5 Taiwan $12,030.34 per capita 2007
6 Qatar $10,749.22 per capita 2007
7 Norway $10,685.54 per capita 2006
8 Malta $9,450.58 per capita 2007
9 Cyprus $8,252.83 per capita 2007
10 Iceland $8,068.07 per capita 2007
11 Japan $7,487.04 per capita 2007
12 Equatorial Guinea $6,977.49 per capita 2007
13 Kuwait $6,697.11 per capita 2007
14 Trinidad and Tobago $6,383.64 per capita 2007
15 Bahrain $5,787.69 per capita 2007
16 Denmark $5,596.36 per capita 2006
17 Botswana $5,392.43 per capita 2007
18 South Korea $5,346.13 per capita 2007
19 Lebanon $5,235.00 per capita 2007
OPEC countries average (profile) $5,194.00 per capita 2007
20 Switzerland $5,145.48 per capita 2006
21 Israel $4,437.75 per capita 2007
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) $4,269.18 per capita 2007
22 New Zealand $4,191.19 per capita 2007
23 Malaysia $4,073.12 per capita 2007
24 Slovakia $3,484.17 per capita 2007
25 Czech Republic $3,381.65 per capita 2007
26 Russia $3,369.70 per capita 2007
27 Algeria $3,318.01 per capita 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) $3,162.65 per capita 2006
28 Croatia $3,042.30 per capita 2007
29 Oman $2,971.70 per capita 2007
30 Slovenia $2,827.93 per capita 2007
31 Latvia $2,548.00 per capita 2007
32 Estonia $2,484.97 per capita 2007
33 Sweden $2,460.83 per capita 2006
High income OECD countries average (profile) $2,425.11 per capita 2006
34 Hungary $2,415.60 per capita 2007
35 Barbados $2,206.83 per capita 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $2,194.94 per capita 2007
36 Lithuania $2,159.45 per capita 2007
NATO countries average (profile) $2,074.46 per capita 2007
37 France $1,895.56 per capita 2006
Europe average (profile) $1,889.72 per capita 2006
European Union average (profile) $1,863.66 per capita 2006
38 Romania $1,793.85 per capita 2007
39 Poland $1,706.98 per capita 2007
40 Germany $1,652.89 per capita 2007
Eastern Europe average (profile) $1,647.25 per capita 2007
Eurozone average (profile) $1,642.53 per capita 2006
41 Netherlands $1,628.18 per capita 2007
42 Italy $1,622.25 per capita 2007
43 Finland $1,600.66 per capita 2007
44 Belgium $1,588.69 per capita 2007
45 Bulgaria $1,560.87 per capita 2007
46 Austria $1,543.68 per capita 2006
47 Mauritius $1,456.57 per capita 2007
48 Serbia and Montenegro $1,400.95 per capita 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) $1,389.56 per capita 2007
49 Thailand $1,344.13 per capita 2007
50 Australia $1,316.91 per capita 2007
51 Jordan $1,309.89 per capita 2007
52 Venezuela $1,286.53 per capita 2007
53 Saudi Arabia $1,232.20 per capita 2007
54 Canada $1,230.30 per capita 2007
55 Uruguay $1,190.83 per capita 2007
56 China $1,160.49 per capita 2007
57 Kazakhstan $1,153.42 per capita 2007
58 Argentina $1,144.36 per capita 2007
59 Portugal $1,085.24 per capita 2007
60 Turkey $1,075.20 per capita 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) $1,070.39 per capita 2007
61 Iran $1,058.14 per capita 2007
62 Chile $1,034.10 per capita 2007
63 Turkmenistan $1,014.71 per capita 2007
64 Costa Rica $995.19 per capita 2007
65 Bosnia and Herzegovina $994.02 per capita 2007
66 Peru $968.80 per capita 2007
67 United Kingdom $942.80 per capita 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) $941.73 per capita 2007
68 Cape Verde $939.54 per capita 2007
69 Brazil $936.79 per capita 2007
70 Iraq $933.10 per capita 2007
71 Angola $913.27 per capita 2007
72 Gabon $850.94 per capita 2007
73 Mexico $802.11 per capita 2007
74 Tunisia $764.29 per capita 2007
75 South Africa $748.67 per capita 2007
76 Morocco $732.29 per capita 2007
77 Ukraine $701.51 per capita 2007
78 Jamaica $685.22 per capita 2007
79 Swaziland $673.13 per capita 2007
80 Albania $600.47 per capita 2007
81 Panama $596.82 per capita 2007
82 Bolivia $583.17 per capita 2007
83 Suriname $583.08 per capita 2006
84 Congo, Republic of the $580.43 per capita 2007
85 Armenia $557.60 per capita 2007
86 Azerbaijan $526.22 per capita 2007
87 Luxembourg $502.55 per capita 2006
88 Seychelles $498.20 per capita 2007
89 Colombia $472.06 per capita 2007
90 Spain $470.97 per capita 2007
91 Belarus $438.68 per capita 2007
92 Namibia $435.99 per capita 2007
93 Guyana $406.97 per capita 2007
94 Lesotho $400.89 per capita 2007
95 Tonga $400.37 per capita 2004
96 Egypt $390.49 per capita 2007
97 Nigeria $380.13 per capita 2007
98 Samoa $378.00 per capita 2006
99 Cuba $372.74 per capita 2007
100 Philippines $370.56 per capita 2007
101 Belize $370.26 per capita 2007
102 Paraguay $369.32 per capita 2007
103 Papua New Guinea $360.08 per capita 2007
104 Yemen $349.07 per capita 2007
105 Greece $341.67 per capita 2007
106 Honduras $340.20 per capita 2007
107 Guatemala $325.19 per capita 2007
108 El Salvador $316.49 per capita 2007
109 Syria $313.02 per capita 2007
110 Moldova $308.76 per capita 2007
111 Georgia $292.94 per capita 2007
112 Vietnam $279.96 per capita 2007
113 Dominican Republic $273.55 per capita 2007
114 Ecuador $255.97 per capita 2007
115 India $243.39 per capita 2007
116 Uzbekistan $242.98 per capita 2007
117 Indonesia $242.53 per capita 2007
118 United States $234.34 per capita 2007
119 Kyrgyzstan $222.74 per capita 2007
120 Ireland $200.15 per capita 2006
121 Vanuatu $199.41 per capita 2003
122 Sri Lanka $174.13 per capita 2007
123 Sao Tome and Principe $173.37 per capita 2007
124 Cameroon $162.34 per capita 2007
125 Nicaragua $159.20 per capita 2007
126 Cambodia $153.12 per capita 2007
127 Benin $149.66 per capita 2007
128 Cote d'Ivoire $139.84 per capita 2007
129 Senegal $132.57 per capita 2007
130 Chad $98.02 per capita 2007
131 Ghana $96.11 per capita 2007
132 Pakistan $95.24 per capita 2007
133 Zambia $94.97 per capita 2007
134 Kenya $90.89 per capita 2007
135 Uganda $84.59 per capita 2007
136 The Gambia $84.58 per capita 2007
137 Laos $82.80 per capita 2007
138 Togo $76.82 per capita 2007
139 Tanzania $73.89 per capita 2007
140 Burkina Faso $71.83 per capita 2007
141 Mozambique $69.12 per capita 2007
142 Rwanda $55.80 per capita 2007
143 Haiti $51.00 per capita 2007
144 Burma $47.75 per capita 2007
145 Madagascar $43.53 per capita 2007
146 Bangladesh $35.08 per capita 2007
147 Sudan $34.99 per capita 2007
148 Tajikistan $34.20 per capita 2007
149 Burundi $21.11 per capita 2007
150 Ethiopia $16.91 per capita 2007
151 Malawi $15.97 per capita 2007
152 Guinea $11.96 per capita 2007
153 Zimbabwe $9.75 per capita 2007
154 Eritrea $4.69 per capita 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Reserves of foreign exchange and gold > Per capita. 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-capita

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