Top 10 Richest Countries in the World 2011
1 United States of America
As expected, the US is the richest country in the world with a GNI figure of $9.780 trillion and a GDP of $13.2 trillion.
Japan has a Gross National Income of $4.52 trillion and a GDP of $4.34 trillion. Its economy is dependent on electronic and electrical devices and machine exports.
Germany’s GDP as at 2011 was $2.345 trillion and the GNI was $1.48 trillion. This placed the country as the third richest in the world in 2011.
4 United Kingdom
The UK had a Gross National Income of $1.48 trillion and a Gross Domestic Product of $2.345 trillion.
France’s economy as at the end of 2011 was rated the world’s fifth with a GDP of $2.23 trillion and a GNI of $1.38 trillion.
China is the richest country in Asia with a GNI of $1.13 trillion and a GDP of $2.668 trillion for the year 2011.
Italy’s economic performance was rated as the 7th in the world in 2011 with a gross national income of $1.84 trillion and a GDP of $1.120 trillion.
With a GDP of $1.251 trillion and a GNI of $628 million, Canada was the world’s eighth richest country in 2011.
The total gross national income of Spain in 2011 was $558 million and the GDP stood at $1.223 trillion.
Lastly, on the 10th spot is Mexico with a GDP of $839 million and a GNI of $550 million.
The wealth of the country cannot be determined by GDP per capita. This ranking based on GDP and GNI ratio reflects a more accurate ranking of world’s dominant economies for the year 2011.