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Economy > GDP > PPP: Group totals

Edria Murray, Staff Editor

Author: Edria Murray, 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
    High income OECD countries $30.60 trillion 2004
    Heavily indebted countries $27.81 trillion 2004
    Group of 7 countries (G7) $23.92 trillion 2004
    Emerging markets $20.32 trillion 2004
    Former British colonies $18.76 trillion 2004
    Non-religious countries $16.51 trillion 2004
    Europe $15.19 trillion 2004
    NATO countries $13.19 trillion 2004
    European Union $12.31 trillion 2004
    Eurozone $8.83 trillion 2004
    Muslim countries $4.53 trillion 2004
    Latin America and Caribbean $4.25 trillion 2004
    Eastern Europe $3.17 trillion 2004
    Former Spanish colonies $3.09 trillion 2004
    Former Soviet republics $2.15 trillion 2004
    Sub-Saharan Africa $1.35 trillion 2004
    Former French colonies $1.02 trillion 2004