Top 10 Richest Countries In The World 2018 & 2017

Top 10 Richest Countries In The World

Many countries want to reach in the Top 10 list of richest countries in the world but fail to do this because of various reasons – one of which is the economy. Economy decides the place your country holds on this list. The stronger the economy, the stronger the country is and the richer the country is in the world.

10 Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is known for the abundant oil present in the country. It has a per capita GDP (PPP) of $ 51,924 mainly because of the decisions government makes about foremost financial activities and because it ranks as the largest petroleum exporter.

09 United States

United States

The USA, despite having a large population of 310 million, manages to keep its economy impressively high as the GDP (PPP) suggests – $53,530 per capita. Among other reasons, this is due to the large domestic automotive industry that the US in the top 10 list richest countries.

08 Switzerland

Switzerland

Many famous celebrities and companies are known to have Swiss accounts because Switzerland is known for its efficient banking system. They have the excess money to be used for investment. The GDP (PPP) stands at $57,835 per capita.

07 Norway

Norway

It is the largest exporter of the crude oil and refined oil as one of the richest countries in the world. It sums up a total of $64,856 GDP (PPP) per capita.

06 The United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates

UAE contributes to the economy due to its oil revenues and telecommunications and this is why it is sixth on the list of richest country in the world by GDP (PPP) $67,674 per capita.

05 Brunei Darussalam

Brunei is not very far behind in the terms of exporting oil and natural gas. The GDP (PPP) of $ 71,185 accounts to not only that but to government regulation and welfare measures.

04 Kuwait

Kuwait

The Kuwaiti dinar is the highest-valued currency unit in the whole world as it is one of the world’s richest countries. The GDP (PPP) per capita is $ 73,245 for Kuwait.

03 Singapore

Singapore

Singapore’s booming economy as one of the richest country in the world, with a GDP (PPP) of $82,793 per capita can be credited to its financial services sector.

02 Luxembourg

Luxembourg

An individual in Luxembourg earns 9 times what a person in the world does on an average due to its astounding financial sector. So the amount of GDP (PPP) per capita doesn’t surprise when it reads $97,662.

01 Qatar

Qatar makes the richest country in the world with the huge amount of $ 140,649 GDP (PPP) per capita due to its stable industry of oil exploration.

Top 10 Richest Countries In The World

  1. Qatar
  2. Luxembourg
  3. Singapore
  4. Kuwait
  5. Brunei Darussalam
  6. The United Arab Emirates
  7. Norway
  8. Switzerland
  9. United States
  10. Saudi Arabia