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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. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Singapore $35,522.82 2007
2 Hong Kong $22,078.28 2007
3 Libya $13,766.61 2007
4 United Arab Emirates $13,323.34 2007
5 Norway $10,646.52 2006
6 Malta $9,284.93 2007
7 Qatar $8,461.91 2007
8 Iceland $7,818.57 2007
9 Japan $7,467.28 2007
10 Kuwait $6,567.72 2007
11 Cyprus $6,120.81 2007
12 Equatorial Guinea $6,012.96 2007
13 Denmark $5,587.36 2006
14 South Korea $5,395.28 2007
15 Trinidad and Tobago $5,148.70 2007
16 Switzerland $5,116.29 2006
17 Botswana $5,111.77 2007
18 Lebanon $4,963.99 2007
OPEC countries average (profile) $4,602.84 2007
19 New Zealand $4,079.65 2007
20 Bahrain $3,972.48 2007
21 Israel $3,972.09 2007
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) $3,840.40 2007
22 Malaysia $3,770.44 2007
23 Oman $3,706.21 2007
24 Slovakia $3,516.56 2007
25 Russia $3,352.57 2007
26 Czech Republic $3,347.15 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) $3,188.75 2006
27 Algeria $3,151.26 2007
28 Croatia $3,081.61 2007
29 Slovenia $2,815.49 2007
30 Latvia $2,529.77 2007
31 Sweden $2,451.41 2006
32 Estonia $2,437.26 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) $2,412.57 2006
33 Hungary $2,391.66 2007
34 Lithuania $2,287.28 2007
35 Barbados $2,244.12 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $2,188.83 2007
NATO countries average (profile) $2,067.52 2007
Europe average (profile) $1,883.10 2006
European Union average (profile) $1,855.87 2006
36 Romania $1,854.56 2007
37 France $1,818.67 2006
38 Poland $1,724.79 2007
Eastern Europe average (profile) $1,665.23 2007
39 Germany $1,655.60 2007
40 Netherlands $1,646.96 2007
Eurozone average (profile) $1,632.69 2006
41 Italy $1,588.71 2007
42 Finland $1,585.45 2007
43 Belgium $1,553.78 2007
44 Austria $1,538.34 2006
45 Bulgaria $1,492.21 2007
46 Mauritius $1,445.57 2007
47 Jordan $1,400.64 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) $1,372.76 2007
48 Thailand $1,323.61 2007
49 Saudi Arabia $1,312.34 2007
50 Australia $1,280.46 2007
51 Canada $1,247.59 2007
52 Uruguay $1,234.43 2007
53 Venezuela $1,210.59 2007
54 Argentina $1,172.60 2007
55 Bosnia and Herzegovina $1,169.65 2007
56 China $1,163.99 2007
57 Kazakhstan $1,138.58 2007
58 Turkey $1,100.92 2007
59 Portugal $1,088.77 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) $1,079.90 2007
60 Turkmenistan $1,064.58 2007
61 Chile $1,010.27 2007
62 Peru $980.64 2007
63 Iran $963.66 2007
64 United Kingdom $939.55 2007
65 Brazil $936.86 2007
66 Costa Rica $921.75 2007
67 Iraq $892.81 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) $887.14 2007
68 Gabon $855.33 2007
69 Cape Verde $822.80 2007
70 Morocco $806.08 2007
71 Tunisia $768.11 2007
72 Mexico $767.99 2007
73 Jamaica $711.94 2007
74 Ukraine $698.35 2007
75 Albania $682.83 2007
76 South Africa $682.59 2007
77 Swaziland $672.00 2007
78 Angola $632.31 2007
79 Panama $554.28 2007
80 Armenia $554.20 2007
81 Bolivia $549.58 2007
82 Suriname $521.19 2006
83 Azerbaijan $497.94 2007
84 Luxembourg $491.29 2006
85 Seychelles $479.81 2007
86 Colombia $470.80 2007
87 Belarus $446.23 2007
88 Lesotho $435.63 2007
89 Namibia $430.62 2007
90 Spain $424.48 2007
91 Egypt $422.61 2007
92 Tonga $407.00 2004
93 Guyana $406.28 2007
94 Paraguay $402.10 2007
95 Samoa $387.41 2006
96 Belize $380.86 2007
97 Philippines $379.74 2007
98 Cuba $375.79 2007
99 Moldova $372.95 2007
100 Yemen $366.35 2007
101 El Salvador $359.14 2007
102 Honduras $354.67 2007
103 Nigeria $348.74 2007
104 Greece $326.82 2007
105 Papua New Guinea $326.21 2007
106 Guatemala $310.78 2007
107 Georgia $310.14 2007
108 Syria $309.08 2007
109 Vietnam $283.42 2007
110 Dominican Republic $266.46 2007
111 Uzbekistan $251.23 2007
112 Ecuador $246.77 2007
113 Indonesia $246.44 2007
114 India $237.25 2007
115 United States $234.27 2007
116 Kyrgyzstan $223.41 2007
117 Sao Tome and Principe $211.76 2007
118 Vanuatu $203.77 2003
119 Ireland $197.75 2006
120 Sri Lanka $181.85 2007
121 Nicaragua $161.47 2007
122 Cambodia $155.89 2007
123 Cameroon $153.53 2007
124 Cote d'Ivoire $140.34 2007
125 Senegal $139.44 2007
126 Benin $138.85 2007
127 Ghana $97.84 2007
128 Pakistan $95.71 2007
129 The Gambia $93.37 2007
130 Chad $90.61 2007
131 Zambia $90.01 2007
132 Laos $89.80 2007
133 Kenya $88.87 2007
134 Uganda $83.31 2007
135 Togo $75.07 2007
136 Burkina Faso $72.29 2007
137 Tanzania $70.77 2007
138 Mozambique $65.17 2007
139 Rwanda $55.68 2007
140 Haiti $46.67 2007
141 Burma $44.50 2007
142 Madagascar $43.71 2007
143 Sudan $41.48 2007
144 Bangladesh $36.04 2007
145 Tajikistan $34.03 2007
146 Burundi $21.26 2007
147 Democratic Republic of the Congo $16.70 2009
148 Ethiopia $16.09 2007
149 Malawi $15.84 2007
150 Guinea $11.84 2007
151 Zimbabwe $9.42 2007
152 Eritrea $4.41 2007

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