World GDP Per Capita 1960-2020

GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • World gdp per capita for 2019 was $11,436, a 0.47% increase from 2018.
  • World gdp per capita for 2018 was $11,382, a 5.22% increase from 2017.
  • World gdp per capita for 2017 was $10,817, a 5.21% increase from 2016.
  • World gdp per capita for 2016 was $10,282, a 0.35% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name GDP Per Capita (US $)
North America $63,327
OECD members $39,438
Euro Area $38,926
European Union $34,843
East Asia & Pacific $11,527
World $11,436
Latin America & Caribbean $8,847
South Asia $1,960
Sub-Saharan Africa $1,585
World GDP Per Capita - Historical Data
Year GDP Per Capita (US $) Annual Growth Rate (%)
2019 $11,436 0.47%
2018 $11,382 5.22%
2017 $10,817 5.21%
2016 $10,282 0.35%
2015 $10,247 -6.44%
2014 $10,952 1.58%
2013 $10,782 1.67%
2012 $10,605 1.11%
2011 $10,488 9.81%
2010 $9,551 8.17%
2009 $8,830 -6.30%
2008 $9,424 8.38%
2007 $8,695 11.30%
2006 $7,812 7.05%
2005 $7,297 6.99%
2004 $6,821 11.24%
2003 $6,131 10.80%
2002 $5,533 2.53%
2001 $5,397 -1.84%
2000 $5,498 1.90%
1999 $5,396 2.34%
1998 $5,273 -1.58%
1997 $5,357 -1.76%
1996 $5,453 0.76%
1995 $5,412 9.57%
1994 $4,940 5.79%
1993 $4,670 0.03%
1992 $4,668 4.56%
1991 $4,465 4.19%
1990 $4,285 10.72%
1989 $3,870 2.60%
1988 $3,772 9.93%
1987 $3,432 11.78%
1986 $3,070 16.12%
1985 $2,644 3.23%
1984 $2,561 1.90%
1983 $2,513 0.23%
1982 $2,507 -2.69%
1981 $2,577 1.73%
1980 $2,533 10.67%
1979 $2,289 14.14%
1978 $2,005 15.93%
1977 $1,730 11.09%
1976 $1,557 6.84%
1975 $1,457 9.33%
1974 $1,333 13.13%
1973 $1,178 19.66%
1972 $985 13.11%
1971 $870 8.27%
1970 $804 7.23%
1969 $750 8.04%
1968 $694 5.80%
1967 $656 4.32%
1966 $629 6.26%
1965 $592 6.70%
1964 $555 7.34%
1963 $517 5.53%
1962 $490 5.49%
1961 $464 2.64%
1960 $452 2.64%