income per person
Hans Rosling predicts the exact date India and China will have the same income per person as the US.
Income per person for Democratic Republic of Congo has been revised. We have made an upward adjustment of the income for 2005 with 25%. We have also adjusted the growth rate from 1991 and on. Congo is still the poorest country in the world. The background and details of this adjustment are documented in our documentation, Read more …
200 years of history in 4.5 minutes. Let Hans Rosling guide you through the developments of the last two centuries.
Is Shanghai healthier than New York? And how do Washington D.C. and Mumbai rank?
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Income per person (i.e. GDP per capita) has been updated to 2007. Here is one example for 2007 where income per person is plotted against Life expectancy at birth. Note that the GDP data will be revised in a near future, taking into account the latest round of PPP from the ICP.
The indicator “Income per person (fixed PPP$)” has been updated with new data for the year 2006 for 173 countries and territories. Here you can see the graph for 2006. This data was based on the real growth rate, taken from World Development Indicators 2008, linked to the Income per person at 2003. At the Read more …
On request we now add the new indicator ”Growth in income per person (% per year)”, defined as the annual growth in Gross Domestic Product per person (percent increase from one year to next). It covers the period 1961-2005. Note: this indicator is not necessary fully consistent with the “Income per person” indicator since different sources Read more …
The data for Iceland after 1975 was incorrect for “income per person (fixed PPP$)”. This has now been corrected. Thanks to Björn Helgason for pointing out the error.