Lichtenstein is the world’s richest country based on GDP, with per capita wealth of approximately 122,100 international dollars in 2007. Qatar ranks second and the United States eighth. Lichtenstein has a population of 35,000 and more registered companies than citizens. It produces more casings for sausages and dentures than any other country. 100% of its population over the age of 10 can read.
Based on gross domestic product (GDP), the richest country is Lichtenstein, a small country located east of Switzerland and north of Austria. GDP is a measure of a country’s economy, based on the market value of the goods and services produced or rendered over a one-year period. In 2007, per capita wealth in Lichtenstein was approximately 122,100 international dollars. That’s about 600 times more money per person than in Zimbabwe.
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Qatar, in the Middle East, ranks second with 121,400 international dollars per capita.
The United States is the eighth richest country, with 46,400 international dollars per capita.
Liechtenstein has a population of 35,000. It has more registered companies than citizens: more than 70,000 companies have their registered offices in Liechtenstein.
Liechtenstein produces more casings for sausages and dentures than any other country in the world.
100% of the population of Liechtenstein over the age of 10 can read.
In the United States, 99% of the population over the age of 15 can read.
About 89% of the population over the age of 15 can read in Qatar.