Human Development Data for the Arab States

GNI per capita, PPP (current international $)

GNI per capita based on purchasing power parity (PPP). PPP GNI is gross national income (GNI) converted to international dollars using purchasing power parity rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GNI as a U.S. dollar has in the United States. GNI is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in current international dollars.

Source: World Bank, International Comparison Program database.


Country/Region 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Algeria 3340 4330 5120 6810 7150 7660 7940 8140 8180
Bahrain 11000 10800 20400 27200 27000 26600 24700 .. ..
Comoros 650 870 930 1050 1070 1080 1080 1090 1090
Djibouti .. .. 1600 2010 2170 2290 2400 2460 ..
Egypt 1220 2280 3710 4480 4890 5310 5710 5940 6060
Iraq .. .. .. 2670 2930 3030 3370 3390 3370
Jordan 2150 2250 3220 4450 4860 5360 5720 5790 5800
Kuwait 25200 .. 40000 53100 56500 58400 .. .. ..
Lebanon .. 5050 7790 9510 9940 11100 12200 13100 14100
Libya .. .. .. 13900 15300 16500 16700 16900 ..
Mauritania 880 1180 1390 1690 1700 1850 1930 1910 1960
Morocco 1230 1870 2520 3460 3810 3990 4240 4440 4600
Occupied Palestinian Territory .. .. 3290 2710 .. .. .. .. ..
Oman 5070 10300 16200 20400 22000 23500 25600 25200 ..
Saudi Arabia 18400 14900 18100 20800 21600 21900 22800 22800 ..
Sudan 570 680 1130 1530 1690 1830 1950 2010 2030
Syrian Arab Republic 1850 2080 3180 4010 4270 4600 4790 5080 5120
Tunisia 2110 3140 5150 6820 7400 7970 8390 8760 9060
United Arab Emirates .. .. .. 67900 67600 62700 56500 50600 ..
Yemen .. 1310 1750 2020 2160 2230 2250 2370 ..
Arab States 3330 4150 5670 7310 7850 8260 8630 8760 ..
East Asia & Pacific (developing only) 424 991 2350 3840 4390 5060 5570 6050 6660
Europe & Central Asia (developing only) .. 5830 5620 8850 10500 11700 13500 12700 13300
Latin America & Caribbean (developing only) 3540 4640 6720 8400 9090 9850 10400 10300 10900
Least Developed Countries: UN classification .. 555 759 1040 1140 1250 1340 1420 1480
OECD Members 8370 15900 24300 29600 31700 33100 33900 32800 33900
South Asia 492 881 1480 2140 2360 2630 2760 3010 3230
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only) 926 1100 1310 1670 1820 1930 2030 2090 2150
World 2810 4760 6910 8820 9580 10200 10700 10600 11100


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