The magazine 'Global Finance Magazine' ranked last February, the richest country in the world. What are the criteria for achieving this TOP? Gross Domestic Product (GDP) based on purchasing power parity (PPP) per capita, which is further derived from International Monetary Fund data.
Like last year, small countries still lead the list of rich countries in the world. assess the cost and standard of living, GDP, cuisine and culture, recognize the countries they inhabit their wealth and abundance.
For now, we say that most are Asian countries. Surprised? See the list.
TOP 11 RICH WORLD COUNTRIES 2017
The country, known for its chocolates and watches, ranked 11th in the rankings of Global Finance. With a per capita GDP of around 50,000 euros, Switzerland is known for its high living standards, resulting from its economic independence, the power of public finance and the dynamism of financial services.
10. SAN MARINO
With a GDP of over 64,000 euros, it is one of the 11 richest countries in the world by 2017. Although it measures just 61 square meters, this European country has tourism as its main source of revenue and banking, ceramics and electronics
The UAE is ahead of other countries that also rely on hydrocarbon exports, as a way to diversify their economic base. Their government has invested in improving the country's ability to attract foreign investment in highly innovative areas such as technology. Also UAE is known for its tour, which attracts more tourists, Dubai. GDP per capita? More than 67 thousand euros.
The oil industry consistently has a high standard of living in the country. By 2017, per capita GDP is around 69,000 euros, placing it in 8th position from 10 richest countries in the world by 2017.
Ireland With 2017 GDP reaching more than 69,000 euros, the Republic of Ireland holds the largest share in the Human Development Index (HDI) in the world. Also, you get a good ranking in an index that measures the level of democracy and freedom like the press, economy and politics.
6. KUWAITThe country continues to grow in other sectors and by 2017, per capita GDP is around 71,000 euros.
Brunei is a country many people may not even know but the country is ranked fifth in the ranking of the richest (down one position from the previous year). Rich in oil and natural gas resources, therefore, per capita GDP is around 80,000 euros.
Singapore is more of an Asian representative that remains ranked the richest country in the world with a per capita GDP of around 87,000 euros.
Macau is the first in the 11 largest richest countries in the world by 2017. Achieving 96,000 euros GDP, Macau has grown very economically, especially the development of gaming and tourism sectors, two important economic activities in China's special administrative region. .
Luxembourg holds this silver peak. A small country, but put them into a rich country for 3 times in a row! Thanks to a very strong service sector, the economy of this country is very rich and stable, giving per capita GDP almost 102,000 euros - now you know why so many people around the world decided to move to Luxembourg!
Nearly 130,000 euros - this is Qatar's per capita GDP, the richest country in the world, according to Global Finance. Qatar also has the power to export energy sources such as oil or natural gas.
TOP 10 STATE COUNTRIES IN 2016
The wealth of a country, as we have seen, consists of several factors. Culture, food, language, architecture, among many other components turn into language results that make it the only richest country.
However, when it comes time to evaluate the wealth of a country, we need to analyze coolly about GDP - Gross Domestic Product. Of this value, which reflects the capacity of each country to produce, can you assess the real wealth of a country. According to this indicator, these are the 10 richest countries in the world by 2016.
9. United States
8. Hong Kong
7. United Arab Emirates