The Richest Countries in The World in 2013

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Countries are said to be rich if people living there are earning enough so they can support themselves. Following are the names of top 10 richest countries in the world. These countries are on the top of GDP per capita recorded according to data gathered in 2012. GDP value is calculated in US dollars and measured in 3 ways:

  • The Output value: Measures the goods and services produced by all sectors of the economy.
  • The Expenditure value: Represents the amount of goods and services purchased by households, by government along with investments and exports minus imports.
  • The Income value: Measures the amounts of money generated in terms of profits and wages.

1- Qatar

Qatar

Qatar is the number one place in the list of the richest countries, the official language is Arabic and also a Muslim County. The gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Qatar is very high, counting $102, 768, 60. It is situated in Asia. Its capital is Doha. The currency used in this country is Qatari Riyal.

Continent: Asia

Capital: Doha

Currency: Qatar Riyal

GDP: 102, 768, 60$

2- Luxembourg

Luxembourg

The majority of Luxembourg is Roman Catholic and the official language of Luxembourg is German and French. The gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Luxembourg is US $ 80, 679.06$. It is situated in the continent of Europe. Its capital is Luxembourg. The currency used in this country is Euro.

Continent: Europe

Capital: Luxembourg

Currency: Euro

GDP: 80, 679.06$

3- Singapore

singapore

Singapore is a secular country and people who live in this country belong to several religions Islam, Hindu, Christianity, Chinese Template and other and the official language is English. The gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Singapore is 60, 883.33 $. The country is situated in Asia . Its capital is Singapore. The currency used in this country is Singapore Dollar.

Continent: Asia

Capital: Singapore

Currency: Singapore Dollar

GDP: 60, 883.33$

4- Norway

Norway

The gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Norway is 55, 264.45$. It is situated in the Northern Europe . Its capital is Oslo. The currency used in this country is Norwegian Krone.

Continent: Europe

Capital: Oslo

Currency: Norwegian Krone

GDP: 55, 264.45 $

5- Hong Kong

Hong-Kong

The gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Hong Kong is 50, 708.95 $. It is situated in the continent of Asia. Its capital is Hongkong. The currency used in this country is Hong Kong Dollar.

Continent: Asia

Capital: Hongkong

Currency: Hong Kong Dollar

GDP: 50, 708.95$

6- Brunei

brunei

The gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Brunei is 50, 526.35$. Brunei is situated in Asia and the capital is Bandar Seri. The currency used in this country is Brunei Dollar.

Continent: Asia

Capital: Bandar Seri

Currency: Brunei Dollar

GDP: 50, 526.35$

7- United States Of America

USA

The gross Domestic Product (GDP) of The United States of America is 49, 802.15$. The U.S. is situated in the continent of North America. The capital is Washington DC. The currency used in this country is US Dollar.

Continent: North America

Capital: Washington DC

Currency: US Dollar

GDP: 49, 802.15$

8- United Arab Emirates

dubai-uae

The gross Domestic Product (GDP) of The United Arab Emirates is 48, 992.47$. It is situated in the continent of Asia. Its capital is Abu Dhabi. The currency used in this country is United Arab Emirates Dirham.

Continent: Asia

Capital: Abu Dhabi

Currency: United Arab Emirates Dirham

GDP: 48, 992.47$

9- Switzerland

Switzerland

The gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Switzerland is 45, 285.8$. Switzerland is situated in the Central Europe. Its capital is Berne. The currency used in this country is Swiss Franc. The official languages of Switzerland are German, Italian, French, Romansch but the German is spoken by over 72% of the inhabitants.

Continent: Europe

Capital: Berne

Currency: Swiss Franc

GDP: 45, 285.8$

10-Kuwait

kuwait

In the Kuwait 85% population is Muslim while 15% is represented by other religions like Hindus, Christian, Parsi, etc… The gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Kuwait is 43, 846.72$. It is situated in the continent of Asia. Its capital is Kuwait City and the currency used in this country is Kuwaiti Dinar.

Continent: Asia

Capital: Kuwait City

Currency: Kuwaiti Dinar

GDP: 43, 846.72$

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