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Economy > GDP > Official exchange rate per capita: Countries Compared

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 offical exchange rates (OER) is the home-currency-denominated annual GDP figure divided by the bilateral average US exchange rate with that country in that year. The measure is simple to compute and gives a precise measure of the value of output. Many economists prefer this measure when gauging the economic power an economy maintains vis-a-vis its neighbors, judging that an exchange rate captures the purchasing power a nation enjoys in the international marketplace. Official exchange rates, however, can be artifically fixed and/or subject to manipulation - resulting in claims of the country having an under- or over-valued currency - and are not necessarily the equivalent of a market-determined exchange rate. Moreover, even if the official exchange rate is market-determined, market exchange rates are frequently established by a relatively small set of goods and services (the ones the country trades) and may not capture the value of the larger set of goods the country produces. Furthermore, OER-converted GDP is not well suited to comparing domestic GDP over time, since appreciation/depreciation from one year to the next will make the OER GDP value rise/fall regardless of whether home-currency-denominated GDP changed. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Liechtenstein $142,768.82 2008
2 Luxembourg $103,421.82 2010
3 Norway $84,573.26 2010
4 Qatar $72,297.57 2010
5 Switzerland $66,761.16 2010
6 Denmark $56,221.67 2010
7 Australia $55,290.43 2010
8 San Marino $50,003.26 2009
9 Sweden $47,408.19 2010
10 United States $47,264.02 2010
11 Ireland $46,554.19 2010
12 Netherlands $46,360.62 2010
13 Singapore $46,073.24 2010
14 Canada $45,829.42 2010
15 Finland $44,375.23 2010
16 Austria $43,660.31 2010
17 Cayman Islands $42,523.44 2008
18 Macau $42,368.25 2009
19 Belgium $42,338.25 2010
20 Japan $42,298.79 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $40,723.37 2010
21 Germany $40,427.05 2010
22 Iceland $40,403.60 2010
23 France $39,288.81 2010
24 Kuwait $39,210.05 2010
High income OECD countries average (profile) $39,142.99 2010
25 United Kingdom $36,276.82 2010
26 Greenland $36,038.91 2008
Landlocked countries average (profile) $34,952.62 2007
Eurozone average (profile) $34,470.94 2010
27 Italy $33,678.67 2010
28 Hong Kong $32,245.66 2010
29 New Zealand $31,594.85 2010
30 European Union $31,477.71 2010
Non-religious countries average (profile) $30,174.98 2010
European Union average (profile) $30,080.44 2010
31 Brunei $29,857.53 2010
32 Spain $29,845.26 2010
NATO countries average (profile) $29,835.12 2010
33 United Arab Emirates $28,395.30 2010
34 Greece $26,707.93 2010
Europe average (profile) $26,433.61 2010
35 Israel $26,404.85 2010
Cold countries average (profile) $25,137.72 2010
36 Puerto Rico $25,131.62 2010
37 French Polynesia $24,224.52 2004
38 Slovenia $22,669.33 2010
39 Aruba $22,573.00 2005
40 Portugal $21,029.68 2010
41 The Bahamas $20,909.96 2010
42 Equatorial Guinea $20,900.16 2010
43 Cyprus $20,612.77 2010
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) $20,018.88 2010
44 South Korea $19,961.55 2010
45 Oman $19,188.17 2010
46 Malta $18,752.63 2010
47 Czech Republic $18,555.50 2010
OPEC countries average (profile) $17,798.72 2010
48 Guam $17,728.25 2001
49 Bahrain $17,362.98 2010
50 Slovakia $16,279.63 2010
51 Trinidad and Tobago $15,962.71 2010
52 Saudi Arabia $15,936.38 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) $15,036.93 2010
53 New Caledonia $14,618.91 2003
Catholic countries average (profile) $14,473.71 2010
54 Barbados $14,133.58 2010
55 Estonia $14,028.17 2010
56 Croatia $13,563.31 2010
57 Hungary $13,229.97 2010
58 Libya $12,897.70 2010
59 Antigua and Barbuda $12,598.44 2010
60 Poland $12,308.92 2010
61 Uruguay $12,073.02 2010
Former British colonies average (profile) $11,994.11 2010
62 Chile $11,614.65 2010
Christian countries average (profile) $11,198.06 2005
63 Lithuania $10,870.69 2010
64 Saint Kitts and Nevis $10,735.02 2010
65 Latvia $10,446.59 2010
66 Russia $10,372.99 2010
67 Brazil $10,368.31 2010
68 Seychelles $10,237.27 2010
69 Turkey $10,107.08 2010
70 Venezuela $9,819.83 2010
71 Northern Mariana Islands $9,255.63 2000
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) $9,203.21 2007
72 Lebanon $9,018.47 2010
Eastern Europe average (profile) $8,801.63 2010
73 Argentina $8,693.67 2010
74 Mexico $8,516.67 2010
75 Palau $8,107.57 2008
76 Gabon $8,070.83 2010
77 Kazakhstan $8,025.34 2010
78 Malaysia $7,745.13 2010
Emerging markets average (profile) $7,559.06 2010
79 Costa Rica $7,499.44 2010
80 Panama $7,395.07 2010
81 Romania $7,388.75 2010
82 Mauritius $7,359.53 2010
Muslim countries average (profile) $7,359.38 2010
83 South Africa $7,089.23 2010
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) $7,013.98 2010
Hot countries average (profile) $6,628.63 2010
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) $6,390.82 2010
84 Botswana $6,347.30 2010
85 Suriname $6,280.48 2010
86 Grenada $6,161.81 2010
87 Colombia $6,095.41 2010
88 Bulgaria $5,951.46 2010
89 Azerbaijan $5,761.88 2010
90 American Samoa $5,646.43 2005
91 Saint Lucia $5,637.07 2010
92 Belarus $5,573.23 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) $5,565.03 2010
93 Turkmenistan $5,545.42 2010
94 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines $5,333.16 2010
95 Dominica $5,269.30 2010
96 Namibia $5,254.78 2010
97 Peru $5,245.56 2010
98 Cuba $5,095.83 2010
99 Jamaica $5,086.63 2010
100 Dominican Republic $5,078.47 2010
101 Thailand $4,707.67 2010
102 Belize $4,637.15 2010
103 Iran $4,537.87 2010
104 Jordan $4,487.26 2010
105 Maldives $4,399.84 2010
106 Angola $4,389.45 2010
Religious countries average (profile) $4,315.62 2010
107 China $4,294.67 2010
108 Algeria $4,290.01 2010
109 Bosnia and Herzegovina $4,243.45 2010
110 Tunisia $4,157.70 2010
111 Ecuador $3,766.40 2010
112 Albania $3,745.86 2010
113 Fiji $3,665.06 2010
114 El Salvador $3,505.84 2010
115 Cape Verde $3,226.00 2010
116 Marshall Islands $3,095.03 2008
117 Vanuatu $3,051.22 2010
118 Armenia $2,979.59 2010
119 Ukraine $2,977.94 2010
120 Samoa $2,956.53 2010
121 Morocco $2,898.01 2010
122 Tonga $2,891.51 2010
123 Indonesia $2,888.11 2010
124 Guatemala $2,842.78 2010
125 Guyana $2,794.72 2010
126 Egypt $2,776.79 2010
127 Syria $2,769.28 2010
128 Iraq $2,717.49 2010
129 Paraguay $2,658.01 2010
130 Swaziland $2,652.65 2010
131 Georgia $2,522.01 2010
132 Sri Lanka $2,335.74 2010
133 Federated States of Micronesia $2,278.51 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) $2,240.69 2010
134 Mongolia $2,140.64 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) $2,130.84 2010
135 Philippines $2,019.38 2010
136 Honduras $2,012.81 2010
137 Bhutan $1,948.56 2010
138 Bolivia $1,888.43 2010
139 Sudan $1,849.27 2010
Former French colonies average (profile) $1,817.98 2010
140 Tuvalu $1,567.68 2002
141 Kiribati $1,555.10 2010
142 Moldova $1,503.90 2010
143 Djibouti $1,365.65 2010
144 Uzbekistan $1,320.62 2010
145 Yemen $1,318.81 2010
146 Nigeria $1,294.24 2010
147 Papua New Guinea $1,284.31 2010
148 Solomon Islands $1,280.28 2010
149 Zambia $1,187.11 2010
150 India $1,186.11 2010
151 Cote d'Ivoire $1,179.35 2010
152 Vietnam $1,173.32 2010
153 North Korea $1,148.87 2009
154 Nicaragua $1,094.95 2010
South Asia average (profile) $1,078.43 2010
155 Cameroon $1,060.88 2010
156 Sao Tome and Principe $1,049.22 2010
157 Pakistan $1,009.53 2010
158 Laos $991.45 2010
159 Senegal $977.56 2010
160 Mauritania $965.81 2010
failed states average (profile) $902.56 2010
161 Lesotho $895.51 2010
162 Kyrgyzstan $815.73 2010
163 Comoros $815.42 2010
164 Kenya $792.49 2010
165 Cambodia $790.81 2010
166 Ghana $744.35 2010
167 Tajikistan $731.32 2010
168 Burma $686.48 2010
169 Benin $682.87 2010
170 Bangladesh $662.36 2010
171 Haiti $656.30 2010
172 Mali $649.01 2010
173 Chad $647.74 2010
174 The Gambia $618.81 2010
175 Afghanistan $585.61 2010
176 Nepal $562.84 2010
177 Burkina Faso $558.03 2010
178 East Timor $539.17 2010
179 Rwanda $525.34 2010
180 Guinea-Bissau $519.97 2010
181 Uganda $503.72 2010
182 Tanzania $498.74 2010
183 Togo $487.47 2010
184 Central African Republic $485.76 2010
185 Zimbabwe $426.25 2010
186 Mozambique $426.00 2010
187 Guinea $399.41 2010
188 Madagascar $395.17 2010
189 Eritrea $392.60 2010
190 Ethiopia $355.24 2010
191 Niger $352.53 2010
192 Malawi $335.36 2010
193 Sierra Leone $330.50 2010
194 Liberia $246.84 2010
195 Somalia $246.16 2010
196 Democratic Republic of the Congo $202.60 2010
197 Burundi $159.11 2010

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Economy > GDP > Official exchange rate per capita: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Economy > GDP > Official exchange rate per capita

  • Qatar ranked first for GDP > official exchange rate per capita amongst Hot countries in 2010.
  • United States ranked first for GDP > official exchange rate per capita amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2010.
  • Liechtenstein ranked first for GDP > official exchange rate per capita amongst Christian countries in 2008.
  • Australia ranked second for GDP > official exchange rate per capita amongst Former British colonies in 2010.
  • Luxembourg ranked first for GDP > official exchange rate per capita amongst European Union in 2010.
  • Kuwait ranked second for GDP > official exchange rate per capita amongst Muslim countries in 2010.
  • Iraq ranked first for GDP > official exchange rate per capita amongst Failed states in 2010.
  • Equatorial Guinea ranked first for GDP > official exchange rate per capita amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2010.
  • Norway ranked third for GDP > official exchange rate per capita globally in 2010.
  • Estonia ranked first for GDP > official exchange rate per capita amongst Emerging markets in 2010.
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