Top 15 Richest Countries in the World

A country's wealth is often determined by its GDP per capita. This is the average amount of money that each person in a country earns in a year.

It takes into account both the number of people in a country and the amount of money that they earn. The higher the GDP per capita, the wealthier the country is.  

Luxembourg is the wealthiest country in the world, with a GDP per capita of $120,962.2. The unemployment rate is just over five percent, and the average life expectancy is 82 years. Healthcare and education are free for all citizens of Luxembourg.

Luxembourg

Singapore is a small island nation located in Southeast Asia. Despite its small size, it has a very high GDP per capita of $101,936.7. This makes it the second richest country in the world after Luxembourg.

Singapore

The vast majority of Qatar's wealth comes from its oil and gas reserves. The country has the third-largest proven natural gas reserves in the world and is the leading exporter of liquefied natural gas.

Qatar

The vast majority of Ireland's wealth comes from its service sector. More than 80% of the country's GDP is generated by activities such as finance, information technology, and tourism. Ireland is also a major exporter of pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

Ireland

The vast majority of Switzerland's wealth comes from its service sector. More than 70% of the country's GDP is generated by activities such as banking, insurance, and tourism.

Switzerland

The vast majority of the UAE's wealth comes from tourism. More than 80% of the country's GDP is generated by activities such as hotels, restaurants, and shopping. The UAE is also a major exporter of petroleum resources.

United Arab Emirates

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