GDP Per Capita


Definition

GDP Per Capita

Data Provider: World Bank, World Development Indicators

Data Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files

Data Name: GDP per capita (current US$)

Data Year: The latest data displayed are for 2013 and was accessed from the World Bank on 6 August 2014

Data Periodicity: The data are updated annually

Data Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Data Methodology: Read more on the specific methodology for this data at the World Bank