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Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

World $10,759 $74,540 6,928,198,253 82% 67
Qatar $177,591 $151 848,016 89% 96
Liechtenstein $142,695 $5.03 35,236 100% 80
Luxembourg $81,641 $41.1 503,302 100% 80
Bermuda $65,522 $4.50 68,679 98% 81
Singapore $61,573 $292 4,740,737 93% 82
Norway $54,414 $255 4,691,849 100% 80
Jersey $54,163 $5.10 94,161 NA 81
Kuwait $52,588 $137 2,595,628 93% 77
Brunei $50,710 $20.4 401,890 93% 76

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

United Arab Emirates $47,935 $247 5,148,664 78% 77
United States $46,802 $14,660 313,232,044 99% 78
Hong Kong $45,742 $326 7,122,508 94% 82
Gibraltar $44,032 $1.28 28,956 85% 79
Cayman Islands $43,788 $2.25 51,384 98% 81
Switzerland $42,474 $325 7,639,961 99% 81
Guernsey $42,141 $2.74 65,068 NA 82
Australia $40,539 $882 21,766,711 99% 82
Austria $40,403 $332 8,217,280 98% 80
Netherlands $40,179 $677 16,847,007 99% 80

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Canada $39,082 $1,330 34,030,589 99% 81
Sweden $39,026 $355 9,088,728 99% 81
Andorra $38,904 $3.30 84,825 100% 82
Iceland $37,999 $11.8 311,058 99% 81
Belgium $37,799 $394 10,431,477 99% 80
Ireland $36,887 $172 4,670,976 99% 80
Denmark $36,475 $202 5,529,888 99% 79
Germany $36,086 $2,940 81,471,834 99% 80
San Marino $35,736 $1.14 31,817 96% 83
Equatorial Guinea $35,647 $23.8 668,225 87% 62

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Taiwan $35,619 $822 23,071,779 96% 78
Finland $35,366 $186 5,259,250 100% 79
United Kingdom $34,658 $2,173 62,698,362 99% 80
Greenland $34,489 $1.99 57,670 100% 71
Japan $34,078 $4,310 126,475,664 99% 82
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) $33,471 $0.105 3,140 NA NA
France $32,842 $2,145 65,312,249 99% 81
Faroe Islands $32,273 $1.59 49,267 99% 80
Macau $32,234 $18.5 573,003 91% 84
Isle of Man $32,119 $2.72 84,655 NA 81

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Monaco $31,969 $0.976 30,539 99% 90
European Union $30,098 $14,820 492,387,344 NA 79
Korea, South $29,925 $1,459 48,754,657 98% 79
Greece $29,563 $318 10,760,136 96% 80
Israel $29,359 $219 7,473,052 97% 81
Spain $29,280 $1,369 46,754,784 98% 81
Italy $29,074 $1,774 61,016,804 98% 82
Bahamas $28,473 $8.92 313,312 96% 71
Slovenia $28,289 $56.6 2,000,092 100% 77
New Zealand $27,457 $118 4,290,347 99% 81

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Czech Republic $25,642 $261 10,190,213 99% 77
Malta $25,494 $10.4 408,333 93% 80
Oman $25,047 $75.8 3,027,959 81% 74
Bahrain $24,459 $29.7 1,214,705 87% 78
Saudi Arabia $23,803 $622 26,131,703 79% 74
Seychelles $23,019 $2.05 89,188 92% 74
Portugal $22,955 $247 10,760,305 95% 79
Slovakia $21,946 $120 5,477,038 100% 76
Barbados $21,719 $6.23 286,705 100% 74
Aruba $21,279 $2.26 106,113 97% 76

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Trinidad and Tobago $21,263 $26.1 1,227,505 99% 71
Sint Maarten $21,232 $0.795 37,429 NA NA
Cyprus $20,696 $23.2 1,120,489 98% 78
Curacao $19,961 $2.84 142,180 NA 76
Northern Mariana Islands $19,544 $0.900 46,050 97% 77
Estonia $19,245 $24.7 1,282,963 100% 73
Hungary $18,805 $188 9,976,062 99% 75
Poland $18,764 $721 38,441,588 100% 76
Croatia $17,416 $78.1 4,483,804 98% 76
Cook Islands $16,469 $0.183 11,124 95% 75

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Puerto Rico $16,254 $64.8 3,989,133 NA 79
Antigua and Barbuda $16,215 $1.43 87,884 86% 75
Russia $16,023 $2,223 138,739,892 99% 68
Lithuania $16,006 $56.6 3,535,547 100% 75
French Polynesia $15,997 $4.72 294,935 98% 77
Chile $15,271 $258 16,888,760 96% 78
Latvia $14,746 $32.5 2,204,708 100% 73
Uruguay $14,505 $48.0 3,308,535 98% 76
Malaysia $14,425 $414 28,728,607 89% 74
Virgin Islands $14,380 $1.58 109,666 93% 79

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Lebanon $14,330 $59.4 4,143,101 87% 75
Argentina $14,269 $596 41,769,726 97% 77
Gabon $14,258 $22.5 1,576,665 63% 52
Mauritius $13,853 $18.1 1,303,717 84% 74
Botswana $13,794 $28.5 2,065,398 81% 58
Mexico $13,779 $1,567 113,724,226 86% 76
Libya $13,727 $90.6 6,597,960 83% 78
Belarus $13,699 $131 9,577,552 100% 71
Bulgaria $13,643 $96.8 7,093,635 98% 74
Guam $13,640 $2.50 183,286 99% 78

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Saint Kitts and Nevis $13,595 $0.684 50,314 98% 75
Panama $12,819 $44.4 3,460,462 92% 78
Kazakhstan $12,653 $196 15,522,373 100% 69
Venezuela $12,491 $345 27,635,743 93% 74
New Caledonia $12,323 $3.16 256,275 96% 77
Turkey $12,191 $961 78,785,548 87% 73
Anguilla $11,621 $0.175 15,094 95% 81
Romania $11,605 $254 21,904,551 97% 74
Costa Rica $11,181 $51.2 4,576,562 95% 78
Saint Lucia $11,129 $1.80 161,557 90% 77

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Serbia $10,957 $80.1 7,310,555 96% 74
Azerbaijan $10,844 $90.8 8,372,373 99% 67
South Africa $10,693 $524 49,004,031 86% 49
Brazil $10,677 $2,172 203,429,773 89% 73
Iran $10,511 $819 77,891,220 77% 70
Dominica $10,388 $0.758 72,969 94% 76
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines $10,292 $1.07 103,869 96% 74
Cuba $10,291 $114 11,087,330 100% 78
Montenegro $10,160 $6.72 661,807 NA NA
Grenada $10,127 $1.10 108,419 100% 73

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Colombia $9,735 $435 44,725,543 90% 75
Macedonia $9,628 $20.0 2,077,328 96% 75
Suriname $9,575 $4.71 491,989 90% 74
Peru $9,426 $276 29,248,943 93% 72
Tunisia $9,408 $100 10,629,186 74% 75
Thailand $8,796 $587 66,720,153 93% 68
Dominican Republic $8,763 $87.3 9,956,648 87% 77
American Samoa $8,556 $0.575 67,242 97% 74
Jamaica $8,269 $23.7 2,868,380 88% 73
Belize $8,256 $2.65 321,115 77% 68

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Saint Pierre and Miquelon $8,203 $0.048 5,888 99% 80
Angola $8,044 $107 13,338,541 67% 39
Albania $7,967 $23.9 2,994,667 99% 77
Palau $7,826 $0.164 20,956 92% 72
Ecuador $7,663 $115 15,007,343 91% 76
Niue $7,635 $0.010 1,311 95% NA
China $7,548 $10,090 1,336,718,015 92% 75
Turkmenistan $7,384 $36.9 4,997,503 99% 69
Guyana $7,222 $5.38 744,768 92% 67
El Salvador $7,176 $43.6 6,071,774 81% 73

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Algeria $7,175 $251 34,994,937 70% 75
Tonga $7,091 $0.751 105,916 99% 75
Maldives $6,922 $2.73 394,999 94% 74
Namibia $6,798 $14.6 2,147,585 85% 52
Ukraine $6,762 $305 45,134,707 99% 69
Bosnia and Herzegovina $6,562 $30.3 4,622,163 97% 79
Kosovo $6,557 $12.0 1,825,632 92% NA
Nauru $6,436 $0.060 9,322 NA 65
Kiribati $6,134 $0.618 100,743 NA 64
Egypt $6,065 $498 82,079,636 71% 73

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Armenia $5,681 $16.9 2,967,975 99% 73
Montserrat $5,642 $0.029 5,140 97% 73
Bhutan $5,470 $3.88 708,427 47% 67
Samoa $5,462 $1.06 193,161 100% 72
Jordan $5,306 $34.5 6,508,271 90% 82
Paraguay $5,157 $33.3 6,459,058 94% 76
Guatemala $5,074 $70.2 13,824,463 69% 71
Vanuatu $5,063 $1.14 224,564 74% 65
Sri Lanka $5,004 $107 21,283,913 91% 76
West Bank $4,979 $12.8 2,568,555 92% 75

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Georgia $4,893 $22.4 4,585,874 100% 77
Turks and Caicos Islands $4,819 $0.216 44,819 98% 79
Syria $4,770 $107 22,517,750 80% 75
Morocco $4,736 $151 31,968,361 52% 76
Bolivia $4,732 $47.9 10,118,683 87% 68
Swaziland $4,427 $6.07 1,370,424 82% 49
Fiji $4,381 $3.87 883,125 94% 71
Indonesia $4,194 $1,030 245,613,043 90% 71
Honduras $4,130 $33.6 8,143,564 80% 71
Congo, Republic of the $4,032 $17.1 4,243,929 84% 55

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Wallis and Futuna $3,897 $0.060 15,398 50% 79
Iraq $3,730 $113 30,399,572 74% 71
Cape Verde $3,697 $1.91 516,100 77% 71
Mongolia $3,517 $11.0 3,133,318 98% 68
Philippines $3,451 $351 101,833,938 93% 72
Tuvalu $3,414 $0.036 10,544 NA 65
India $3,414 $4,060 1,189,172,906 61% 67
Nicaragua $3,125 $17.7 5,666,301 68% 72
Vietnam $3,055 $277 90,549,390 94% 72
Uzbekistan $3,052 $85.9 28,128,600 99% 73

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Solomon Islands $2,845 $1.63 571,890 NA 74
Djibouti $2,780 $2.11 757,074 68% 76
Yemen $2,627 $63.4 24,133,492 50% 64
Timor-Leste $2,590 $3.05 1,177,834 59% 63
Moldova $2,547 $11.0 4,314,377 99% 71
Ghana $2,500 $62.0 24,791,073 58% 61
Pakistan $2,482 $465 187,342,721 50% 66
Nigeria $2,435 $378 155,215,573 68% 48
Laos $2,422 $15.7 6,477,211 73% 62
Papua New Guinea $2,416 $15.0 6,187,591 57% 66

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha $2,338 $0.018 7,700 97% 79
Cameroon $2,249 $44.3 19,711,291 68% 54
Micronesia $2,229 $0.238 106,836 89% 72
Sudan $2,220 $100 45,047,502 61% 55
Kyrgyzstan $2,151 $12.0 5,587,443 99% 70
Cambodia $2,053 $30.2 14,701,717 74% 63
Mauritania $2,028 $6.66 3,281,634 51% 61
Marshall Islands $1,987 $0.134 67,182 94% 72
The Gambia $1,943 $3.49 1,797,860 40% 64
Tajikistan $1,933 $14.7 7,627,200 100% 66

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Senegal $1,889 $23.9 12,643,799 39% 60
Western Sahara $1,775 $0.900 507,160 NA 61
Sao Tome and Principe $1,733 $0.311 179,506 85% 63
Cote d'Ivoire $1,722 $37.0 21,504,162 49% 57
Lesotho $1,716 $3.30 1,924,886 85% 52
Korea, North $1,635 $40.0 24,457,492 99% 69
Bangladesh $1,631 $259 158,570,535 48% 70
Chad $1,614 $17.4 10,758,945 26% 48
Kenya $1,608 $66.0 41,070,934 85% 59
Benin $1,500 $14.0 9,325,032 35% 60

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Zambia $1,444 $20.0 13,881,336 81% 52
Burma $1,416 $76.5 53,999,804 90% 68
Tanzania $1,367 $58.4 42,746,620 69% 53
Nepal $1,218 $35.8 29,391,883 49% 66
Uganda $1,218 $42.2 34,612,250 67% 53
Burkina Faso $1,193 $20.0 16,751,455 22% 54
Mali $1,184 $16.8 14,159,904 47% 53
Haiti $1,181 $11.5 9,719,932 53% 62
Guinea-Bissau $1,117 $1.78 1,596,677 42% 49
Tokelau $1,084 $0.002 1,384 NA NA

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Rwanda $1,069 $12.2 11,370,425 70% 58
Guinea $1,020 $10.8 10,601,009 30% 58
Comoros $1,007 $0.800 794,683 57% 64
Mozambique $950 $21.8 22,948,858 48% 52
Ethiopia $948 $86.1 90,873,739 43% 56
Afghanistan $917 $27.4 29,835,392 28% 45
Madagascar $885 $19.4 21,926,221 69% 64
Togo $882 $5.97 6,771,993 61% 63
Sierra Leone $880 $4.72 5,363,669 35% 56
Malawi $817 $13.0 15,879,252 63% 52

Name

GDP

per capita

Gross Domestic Product

Population

Literacy Rate

Life

Expectancy

Central African Republic $696 $3.45 4,950,027 49% 50
Niger $671 $11.1 16,468,886 29% 53
Eritrea $610 $3.63 5,939,484 59% 63
Somalia $594 $5.90 9,925,640 38% 50
Zimbabwe $452 $5.46 12,084,304 91% 50
Liberia $447 $1.69 3,786,764 58% 57
Burundi $333 $3.40 10,216,190 59% 59
Congo, Democratic Republic of the $322 $23.1 71,712,867 67% 55
Source:  CIA World Factbook, accessed July 15, 2011
Nation or region can refer to a wide variety of dependencies, areas of special sovereignty, uninhabited islands, and other entities in addition to the traditional countries or independent states.
Population is the number of people living in a nation or area.
Gross Domestic Product is the value of all final goods and services produced within a nation in a given year.
Gross Domestic Product per capita is the Gross Domestic Product divided by the population.
Literacy Rate is an estimate of the number of people in a nation or region who are able to read.  Each nation defines literacy by their own standard and sets the minimum age for literacy.
Life Expectancy is the number of years a person living in a nation or region can expect to live.
   
 

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