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Eastern Europe Compared by Economy > GDP > Purchasing power parity > Per capita

DEFINITION: This entry gives the gross domestic product (GDP) or value of all final goods and services produced within a nation in a given year. A nation's GDP at purchasing power parity (PPP) exchange rates is the sum value of all goods and services produced in the country valued at prices prevailing in the United States. This is the measure most economists prefer when looking at per-capita welfare and when comparing living conditions or use of resources across countries. The measure is difficult to compute, as a US dollar value has to be assigned to all goods and services in the country regardless of whether these goods and services have a direct equivalent in the United States (for example, the value of an ox-cart or non-US military equipment); as a result, PPP estimates for some countries are based on a small and sometimes different set of goods and services. In addition, many countries do not formally participate in the World Bank's PPP project that calculates these measures, so the resulting GDP estimates for these countries may lack precision. For many developing countries, PPP-based GDP measures are multiples of the official exchange rate (OER) measure. The difference between the OER- and PPP-denominated GDP values for most of the weathly industrialized countries are generally much smaller. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Slovenia $27,965.73 per capita 2007
2 Czech Republic $24,538.69 per capita 2007
3 Slovakia $22,317.19 per capita 2010
4 Hungary $19,254.51 per capita 2007
5 Poland $18,990.83 per capita 2010
6 Croatia $15,487.46 per capita 2007
7 Russia $14,832.60 per capita 2007
8 Bulgaria $11,841.00 per capita 2007
9 Romania $11,092.63 per capita 2007
10 Serbia and Montenegro $11,015.95 per capita 2010
11 Belarus $10,642.98 per capita 2007
12 Azerbaijan $10,019.56 per capita 2010
13 Bosnia and Herzegovina $7,920.64 per capita 2010
14 Albania $7,302.03 per capita 2010
15 Ukraine $7,015.14 per capita 2007
16 Armenia $5,777.94 per capita 2007
17 Georgia $5,031.11 per capita 2010
18 Moldova $3,089.40 per capita 2010

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > GDP > Purchasing power parity > 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/group-stats/Eastern-Europe/Economy/GDP/Purchasing-power-parity/Per-capita

Eastern Europe Compared by Economy > GDP > Purchasing power parity > Per capita

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  • Qatar ranked first for GDP > purchasing power parity > per capita amongst Hot countries in 2010.
  • Liechtenstein ranked first for GDP > purchasing power parity > per capita amongst Christian countries in 2008.
  • Equatorial Guinea ranked first for GDP > purchasing power parity > per capita amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2010.
  • Iraq ranked first for GDP > purchasing power parity > per capita amongst Failed states in 2010.
  • Kuwait ranked second for GDP > purchasing power parity > per capita amongst Muslim countries in 2010.
  • Singapore ranked second for GDP > purchasing power parity > per capita amongst Former British colonies in 2010.
  • All of the top 2 countries by GDP > purchasing power parity > per capita are European.
  • All of the top 2 countries by GDP > purchasing power parity > per capita are Western European.
  • All of the top 2 countries by GDP > purchasing power parity > per capita are Cold countries'.
  • Bermuda ranked first for GDP > purchasing power parity > per capita amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2004.
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