1. Qatar — GDP per capita: $129,726 (£105,791)
The small Middle Eastern country which is ranks as one of the richest countries in the whole world based on their capital. Qatar’s population is approximately 2.27 million, so all total GDP of approximately $124,930 per person and making it the richest country in the world as of 2017, Based on, the IMF list. The country has grown while also facing lower prices for hydrocarbon, which is there major revenue source for Qatar, which is mostly used for fuel.
2. Luxembourg — GDP per capita: $101,936 (£83,128)
Luxembourg has a population which is nearly close to 600,000 which was also ranked as the world’s second-richest country in the world. The country possesses a strong workforce, and its 2016 growth even exceeded the European Union’s overall growth. However, the IMF stated that changing a changing landscape from Brexit and also policy changes coming for the U.S. can create market instability.
3. Macao — GDP per capita: $96,147 (£78,407)
This country is an independent region on the south coast of China, across the Pearl River Delta from Hong Kong. A Portuguese territory until 1999, it shows a mix of cultural influences. Its enormous casinos and malls on the Cotai Strip, which joins the islands of Taipa and Coloane, have merited it the nickname, “Las Vegas of Asia.” One of its more noticeable landmarks is 338m-high Macau Tower, with sweeping city views.
4. Singapore — GDP per capita: $87,082 (£71,015)
As a matter of fact, Singapore remains one of the world’s richest Countries in the world, while its real GDP grew by 2.7% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2017, the IMF stated. The city-state had 5.6 million population and was continuously growing ever since last year as the global electronics trades has rebounded. On a broader scale, IMF said that Singapore’s economic growth had been limited mainly to its export-oriented fields.
5. Brunei — GDP per capita: $79,710 (£65,003)
While Brunei’s GDP growth diminished in 2016, the country faired Better than what we expected, based on the IMF. The richest country, was just made up of over 400,000 people, has seen success in adjusting to downturns in the oil market, despite it being a main export of Brunei. Nearly 90% of Brunei’s revenue came from oil and gas, in 2014 the latest figure from the IMF.
6. Kuwait — GDP per capita: $71,263 (£58,114)
Kuwait happens to be a country which has consist of more than 4 million people, bucked the trend of other oil-driven economies faced slower growth in 2016 because to a drop in oil prices and also production, based on the IMF, largely because Kuwait saw improvement in non-oil areas. And that non-oil growth is supposed to continue growing, the IMF reported.
7. Ireland — GDP per capita: $69,374 (£56,574)
Ireland is the highest growth rates in Europe helping it round out the top five richest countries in the world. Spending, investment, and construction drove GDP growth in Ireland in 2016, the IMF reports.
8. Norway — GDP per capita: $69,296 (£56,510)
The Scandinavian nation with over 5 million residents sits just outside of the Top five richest countries in the world per capital. Based on the IMF, recall, Norway has negatively been affected by the lower oil price over the last couple of years. Norway also saw its growth fall to its lowest since 2008 and 2009’s economic downturn, although the country was also able to lower its unemployment rate after its peak last summer.
9. United Arab Emirates — GDP per capita: $67,696 (£55,206)
The United Arab Emirates stands as one of the richest nations in the world, with an economy pushed by the oil market, just according to the IMF note. Lower oil prices and output led to a lack of growth for the country in 2016, according to the IMF. However, non-oil growth in the UAE, the nation consist of 10 million, is expected to rise in 2017.
10. San Marino — GDP per capita: $64,443 (£52,553)
The population of this country is closed to 9 million is in recovery mode as rising employment rates and domestic and external demand assisted in leading to growth in San Marino’s GDP after a recession, the IMF reports.
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