2015 Rankings are based on the GDP (PPP) of a country, which compares the generalized differences in the cost of living and standards between countries.
#7 | UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Current International Dollars: 67,201.88
The UAE is ahead of other countries similarly reliant on hydrocarbon exports in its attempt to diversify the country’s economic base. The government has expended great effort in improving the UAE’s ability to attract Foreign Direct Investment, particularly in highly innovative, technology-intensive sectors. Per capita GDP (PPP) in 2015 remains among the world’s ten highest at an estimated US$67,000.