World GDP Per Capita 1960-2021

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 $11,442, a 0.49% increase from 2018.
  • World gdp per capita for 2018 was $11,386, a 5.15% increase from 2017.
  • World gdp per capita for 2017 was $10,828, a 5.26% increase from 2016.
  • World gdp per capita for 2016 was $10,286, a 0.36% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name GDP Per Capita (US $)
North America $63,344
OECD members $39,486
Euro Area $38,985
European Union $34,918
East Asia & Pacific $11,530
World $11,442
Latin America & Caribbean $8,870
South Asia $1,957
Sub-Saharan Africa $1,596
World GDP Per Capita - Historical Data
Year GDP Per Capita (US $) Annual Growth Rate (%)
2019 $11,442 0.49%
2018 $11,386 5.15%
2017 $10,828 5.26%
2016 $10,286 0.36%
2015 $10,249 -6.42%
2014 $10,953 1.57%
2013 $10,784 1.66%
2012 $10,607 1.12%
2011 $10,490 9.81%
2010 $9,553 8.16%
2009 $8,832 -6.30%
2008 $9,426 8.39%
2007 $8,697 11.30%
2006 $7,813 7.05%
2005 $7,299 6.99%
2004 $6,822 11.25%
2003 $6,132 10.80%
2002 $5,534 2.52%
2001 $5,398 -1.85%
2000 $5,499 1.91%
1999 $5,396 2.34%
1998 $5,273 -1.58%
1997 $5,357 -1.77%
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 7.24%
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 5.54%
1961 $464 2.68%
1960 $452 2.68%