The wealth of countries can be measured in different ways. Today I want to tell you which are the 10 richest countries in the world according to the International Monetary Fund and taking into account the relationship between their population and their wealth; This classification according to GDP per capita is from November 2017 and is as follows.
Qatar occupies the first position with more than $124,000 per capita. If you decide to travel here, you can find a destination of luxury and elegance and introduce yourself to the Arab world. Doha is its capital; a modern city considered one of the best destinations in the Persian Gulf. Zocos, sea, luxury, tradition, and history will complete your trip.
Macao (more than $114,000 per capita) is the administrative region of the People’s Republic of China, and the most densely populated region in the world. Its homonymous capital is a city with colonial airs in which you can enjoy its historic center, the ruins of the cathedral and other representative buildings. Besides, it is known as the Las Vegas of China; the game is legalized, and there are a lot of casinos.
Europe appears on the list of the richest countries in the world with Luxembourg (more than $109,000 per capita). It is the country that has a higher standard of living in the Eurozone, with an economy based on its financial services. As for tourism, it is a country with a lot of history, tradition, and culture, with museums, buildings, theaters and galleries that must be visited, both in the capital and in other places.
Having one of the best airports in the world makes Singapore (more than $90,000 per capita) a destination on the rise. Its capital is the center of global financial operations, with a vital freight port. Its economy is based on manufacturing and commercial activities.
Brunei (more than 76,000 dollars per capita) is a country located north of Borneo with cities and natural spaces worth knowing. For example, you can visit the most virgin forest on earth in the Ulu Temburong National Park or be surprised by the opulence of its capital.
Ireland (more than 72,000 dollars per capita according to this IMF data) is a European country with charming places, cities, and towns. You can visit the Cliffs of Moher or the Howth Cliffs; tour its capital, Dublin, or some of its most beautiful villages.
We travel to northern Europe, and we find Norway in seventh place, with more than $70,000 per capita. It is the producer of oil and gas in Western Europe and a tourist destination with many beautiful spots: its capital, the fjords, and its villages become a destination worth visiting.
Kuwait is a destination related to luxury. With $69,000 per capita, it is one of the richest in the world. In its capital, you can discover its history and culture within a modern city where elements of the Arab world meet the most modern of the West.
9)United Arab Emirates
In the position number 9 according to the last classification of the IMF, we find the United Arab Emirates (with a GDP of more than 68,000 dollars per capita). If you want to delve into a destination of luxury and tradition, you can visit cities such as Dubai or Abu Dhabi; the archaeological gardens of Hili, Ras al-Khaimah, the mountains and beaches of Fujairah, ruins, and markets.
We finish this list with Switzerland (more than $61,000 per capita), this beautiful European country with dreamy landscapes and corners that will leave you spellbound. It is one of the most developed countries in the world with high purchasing power. It is not cheap to go sightseeing, but if you manage to save for your trip, it will be worth it.