The Richest Countries in the World
There are alsmost 200 countries in the world, many of these countries generate billions and some even trillions in revenue each year. But which is the richest country in the world? Here are some of the richest countries in the world, ranking are based on data from the International Monetary Fund.

Countries are ranked according to their gross domestic product (GDP) based on purchasing power parity (PPP) per capita. The PPP takes into account the realvite cost of living and the inflation rates of the countries to comapre living standards among the different nations.

We have listed 30 richest countres in the world and 15 of the 30 richest countries in the world are in Europe, 12 of the are in Asia, 2 in North America and 1 in Oceania and none from Africa or South America.

6 of the top 10 richest countries are in Asia. Qatar is the richest country in the world.

List of the 30 richest countries ranked by GDP
RANK COUNTRY GDP(PPP) per capita 2016 (Int.$) CONTINENT Average life expectancy (years)
1Qatar129,726Asia78.68
2Luxembourg101,936Europe82.30
3Macao96,147Asia80.77
4Singapore87,082Asia83.69
5Brunei79,710Asia79.49
6Kuwait71,263Asia74.83
7Ireland69,374Europe81.52
8Norway69,296Europe82.11
9United Arab Emirates67,696Asia77.55
10San Marino64,443Europe83.53
11Switzerland59,375Europe83.58
12Hong Kong58,094Asia84.28
13United States57,293North America79.57
14Saudi Arabia54,078Asia74.79
15Netherlands50,846Europe82.05
16Bahrain50,302Asia77.05
17Sweden49,678Europe82.76
18Australia48,806Australia and Oceania83.10
19Germany48,189Europe81.54
20Iceland48,070Europe83.13
21Austria47,856Europe82.06
22Taiwan47,790Asia79.84
23Denmark46,602Europe80.74
24Canada46,239North America82.63
25Belgium44,881Europe81.43
26Oman43,737Asia77.50
27United Kingdom42,513Europe81.25
28France42,384Europe82.84
29Finland41,812Europe81.47
30Japan38,893Asia84.08

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