World GDP Per Capita 1960-2022

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 2021 was $12,263, a 12.13% increase from 2020.
  • World gdp per capita for 2020 was $10,936, a 4.13% decline from 2019.
  • World gdp per capita for 2019 was $11,407, a 0.36% increase from 2018.
  • World gdp per capita for 2018 was $11,366, a 4.99% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name GDP Per Capita (US $)
North America $67,514
Euro Area $42,308
OECD members $42,099
European Union $38,234
East Asia & Pacific $13,037
World $12,263
Latin America & Caribbean $8,340
South Asia $2,177
Sub-Saharan Africa $1,645
World GDP Per Capita - Historical Data
Year GDP Per Capita (US $) Annual Growth Rate (%)
2021 $12,263 12.13%
2020 $10,936 -4.13%
2019 $11,407 0.36%
2018 $11,366 4.99%
2017 $10,826 5.24%
2016 $10,286 0.53%
2015 $10,232 -6.78%
2014 $10,976 1.49%
2013 $10,816 1.57%
2012 $10,648 0.98%
2011 $10,545 9.60%
2010 $9,621 8.21%
2009 $8,891 -6.31%
2008 $9,490 8.54%
2007 $8,743 11.32%
2006 $7,854 7.04%
2005 $7,337 6.97%
2004 $6,860 11.30%
2003 $6,163 10.74%
2002 $5,566 2.55%
2001 $5,427 -1.91%
2000 $5,533 1.99%
1999 $5,425 2.41%
1998 $5,297 -1.62%
1997 $5,385 -1.77%
1996 $5,482 0.77%
1995 $5,440 9.73%
1994 $4,958 6.32%
1993 $4,663 0.07%
1992 $4,659 5.27%
1991 $4,426 2.59%
1990 $4,314 10.88%
1989 $3,891 2.64%
1988 $3,791 9.79%
1987 $3,453 11.83%
1986 $3,088 16.18%
1985 $2,657 3.01%
1984 $2,580 1.87%
1983 $2,533 0.20%
1982 $2,528 -2.76%
1981 $2,599 1.66%
1980 $2,557 10.82%
1979 $2,307 14.13%
1978 $2,022 15.74%
1977 $1,747 11.16%
1976 $1,571 6.79%
1975 $1,472 9.36%
1974 $1,346 13.08%
1973 $1,190 19.63%
1972 $995 13.00%
1971 $880 8.15%
1970 $814 7.10%
1969 $760 8.04%
1968 $703 5.76%
1967 $665 4.27%
1966 $638 6.28%
1965 $600 6.75%
1964 $562 7.29%
1963 $524 5.61%
1962 $496 5.22%
1961 $472 2.71%
1960 $459 2.71%