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 2020 was $10,926, a 4.3% decline from 2019.
  • World gdp per capita for 2019 was $11,417, a 0.39% increase from 2018.
  • World gdp per capita for 2018 was $11,373, a 4.97% increase from 2017.
  • World gdp per capita for 2017 was $10,834, a 5.25% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name GDP Per Capita (US $)
North America $61,453
OECD members $37,976
Euro Area $37,712
European Union $33,928
World $10,926
Latin America & Caribbean $7,417
South Asia $1,805
Sub-Saharan Africa $1,484
World GDP Per Capita - Historical Data
Year GDP Per Capita (US $) Annual Growth Rate (%)
2020 $10,926 -4.30%
2019 $11,417 0.39%
2018 $11,373 4.97%
2017 $10,834 5.25%
2016 $10,294 0.42%
2015 $10,251 -6.40%
2014 $10,952 1.56%
2013 $10,784 1.67%
2012 $10,606 1.08%
2011 $10,493 9.81%
2010 $9,556 8.09%
2009 $8,840 -6.23%
2008 $9,428 8.41%
2007 $8,697 11.30%
2006 $7,813 7.06%
2005 $7,298 6.95%
2004 $6,824 11.25%
2003 $6,134 10.67%
2002 $5,543 2.57%
2001 $5,404 -1.54%
2000 $5,488 2.04%
1999 $5,378 22.07%
1998 $4,406 -2.22%
1997 $4,506 0.07%
1996 $4,502 0.76%
1995 $4,468 8.81%
1994 $4,107 6.26%
1993 $3,865 3.04%
1992 $3,751 3.79%
1991 $3,614 3.79%
1990 $3,482 7.78%
1989 $3,230 3.01%
1988 $3,136 10.26%
1987 $2,844 9.59%
1986 $2,595 12.28%
1985 $2,311 3.67%
1984 $2,230 3.24%
1983 $2,160 2.45%
1982 $2,108 -2.44%
1981 $2,161 5.99%
1980 $2,038 11.01%
1979 $1,836 12.90%
1978 $1,626 14.75%
1977 $1,417 10.96%
1976 $1,277 7.88%
1975 $1,184 7.95%
1974 $1,097 12.93%
1973 $971 17.58%
1972 $826 12.19%
1971 $736 7.60%
1970 $684 -8.31%
1969 $746 7.93%
1968 $691 5.70%
1967 $654 4.63%
1966 $625 6.17%
1965 $589 6.70%
1964 $552 7.51%
1963 $513 5.87%
1962 $485 5.49%
1961 $460 3.18%
1960 $445 3.18%