RICH COUNTRIES


 

Richest Countries in the World 2005

Rank

Country

GDP - per capita

1

Luxembourg

$ 55,100

2

Norway

$ 37,800

3

United States

$ 37,800

4

San Marino

$ 34,600

5

Switzerland

$ 32,700

6

Denmark

$ 31,100

7

Iceland

$ 30,900

8

Austria

$ 30,000

9

Canada

$ 29,800

10

Ireland

$ 29,600

11

Belgium

$ 29,100

12

Australia

$ 29,000

13

Netherlands

$ 28,600

14

Japan

$ 28,200

15

United Kingdom

$ 27,700

16

France

$ 27,600

17

Germany

$ 27,600

18

Finland

$ 27,400

19

Monaco

$ 27,000

20

Sweden

$ 26,800

 

Source: CIA World Fact book

 

 

Poorest Countries in the World 2005

Rank

Country

GDP - per capita

1

East Timor

$ 500

2

Somalia

$ 500

3

Sierra Leone

$ 500

4

Malawi

$ 600

5

Tanzania

$ 600

6

Burundi

$ 600

7

Congo, Republic of the

$ 700

8

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

$ 700

9

Comoros

$ 700

10

Eritrea

$ 700

11

Ethiopia

$ 700

12

Afghanistan

$ 700

13

Niger

$ 800

14

Yemen

$ 800

15

Madagascar

$ 800

16

Guinea-Bissau

$ 800

17

Zambia

$ 800

18

Kiribati

$ 800

19

Nigeria

$ 900

20

Mali

$ 900

Source: CIA World Fact book

 

 

Countries with the Most Billionaires 2005

Rank

Country

Number of billionaires

1

United States

269

2

Japan

29

3

Germany

28

4

Italy

17

5

Canada

16

6

Switzerland

15

7

France

15

8

Hong Kong

14

9

Mexico

13

10

United Kingdom

12

11

Russia

8

11

Saudi Arabia

8

Source: CIA World Fact book

 

  

Countries with the highest External National Debt 2005

Rank

Country

National Debt

Rank

Country

National Debt

1

Brazil

$232,004,000,000

2

Russia

$183,601,000,000

3

Mexico

$159,959,000,000

4

China

$154,599,000,000

5

Indonesia

$150,875,000,000

6

Argentina

$144,050,000,000

7

South Korea

$139,097,000,000

8

Turkey

$102,074,000,000

9

India

$98,232,000,000

10

Thailand

$86,172,000,000

 

Source: CIA World Fact book

 

 

 

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