Human Development Data for the Arab States

Income index (GNI per capita)

GNI per capita (2005 PPP International $, using natural logarithm) expressed as an index using a minimum value of $100 and observed maximum value over 1980-2011.

Source: HDRO calculations


Country/Region 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Algeria 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
Bahrain 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8
Comoros .. 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Djibouti .. .. 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5
Egypt 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
Iraq .. .. .. 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Jordan 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
Kuwait 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
Lebanon .. 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Libya .. .. .. 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Mauritania 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Morocco 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Occupied Palestinian Territory 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Oman 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8
Qatar 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 1 1 1 1 1
Saudi Arabia 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8
Sudan 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Syrian Arab Republic 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Tunisia 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
United Arab Emirates 1 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
Yemen .. .. 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Arab States 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
East Asia & Pacific (developing only) 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
Europe & Central Asia (developing only) 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Latin America & Caribbean (developing only) 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Least Developed Countries: UN classification 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
OECD Members 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8
South Asia 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only) 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
World 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7


Back to top