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What does it take to be productive?

Understanding Islam

Countries where the plurality of the population is Islamic have been ranked for economic output -- from greatest to smallest -- as measured by Gross Domestic Product and adjusted for Purchasing Power Parity.

GDP, Population, and GDP-PPP per Capita

Country

GDP-PPP
($USD B)     

Population
(Estimated)  

GDP-PPP
per Capita

Afghanistan

21.5

28513677

754

Albania

17.5

3544808

4926

Algeria

212.3

32129324

6608

Azerbaijan

30.0

7868385

3814

Bahrain

13.0

677886

19192

Bangladesh

275.7

141340476

1951

Bosnia and
Herzegovina

26.2

4007608

6540

Brunei

6.8

365251

18732

Burkina Faso

15.7

13574820

1159

Chad

15.7

9538544

1642

Comoros

0.4

651901

676

Cote d'Ivoire

24.8

17327724

1430

Djibouti

0.6

466900

1326

Egypt

316.3

76117421

4155

Eritrea

4.2

4447307

934

Ethiopia

54.9

67851281

809

Gambia, The

2.8

1546848

1809

Gaza Strip

0.8

1324991

580

Guinea

19.5

9246462

2109

Indonesia

827.4

238452952

3470

Iran

516.7

69018924

7486

Iraq

54.4

25374691

2144

Jordan

25.5

5611202

4544

Kazakhstan

118.4

15143704

7818

Kuwait

48.0

2257549

21262

Kyrgyzstan

8.5

5081429

1672

Lebanon

18.8

3777218

4985

Libya

37.5

5631585

6655

Maldives

1.3

339330

3684

Mali

11.0

11956788

920

Mauritania

5.5

2998563

1846

Mayotte

0.5

186026

2509

Malaysia

229.3

23522482

9748

Morocco

134.6

32209101

4179

Niger

9.7

11360538

855

Nigeria

125.7

137253133

916

Oman

38.1

2903165

13120

Pakistan

347.3

159196336

2182

Qatar

19.5

840290

23194

Saudi Arabia

310.2

25795938

12025

Senegal

18.4

10852147

1692

Somalia

4.6

8304601

554

Sudan

76.2

39148162

1946

Syria

60.4

18016874

3355

Tajikistan

8.0

7011556

1134

Tunisia

70.9

9974722

7106

Turkey

508.7

68893918

7384

Turkmenistan

27.6

4863169

5675

United Arab Emirates 

63.7

2523915

25227

Uzbekistan

47.6

26410416

1802

West Bank

1.8

2311204

779

Yemen

16.3

20024867

811

Most productive per capita by country

Natural resources.  A stable government.  A projection into the future.  What else differentiates these countries and their willingness to work, to be creative and industrious, and to participate in the global economy?


GDP, Population, and GDP-PPP per Capita

Country

GDP-PPP
($USD B)     

Population
(Estimated)  

GDP-PPP
per Capita

 

 

 

 

1.  United Arab
     Emirates       

63.7

2,523,915

25,227

 

 

 

 

2.  Qatar

19.5

840,290

23,194

3.  Kuwait

48.0

2,257,549

21,262

4.  Bahrain

13.0

677,886

19,192

5.  Brunei

6.8

365,251

18,732

6.  Oman

38.1

2,903.165

13,120

7.  Saudi Arabia

310.2

25,795,938

12,025

8.  Malaysia

229.3

23,522,482

9748

9.  Kazakhstan

118.4

15,143,704

7818

 

 

 

 

Others:

 

 

 

Iran

516.7

69,018,924

7486

Turkey

508.7

68,893,918

7384

Tunisia

70.9

9,974,722

7106

Libya

37.5

5631585

6655

Algeria

212.3

32129324

6608

Bosnia and
Herzegovina

26.2

4007608

6540

Turkmenistan      

27.6          

4863169      

5675

Jordan

25.5

5611202

4544

Morocco

134.6

32209101

4179

Albania

17.5

3544808

4926

Lebanon

18.8

3777218

4985

Egypt

316.3

7,6117,421

4155

Azerbaijan

30.0

7,868,385

3814

Maldives

1.3

339330

3684

Indonesia

827.4

238,452,952

3470

Iraq

54.4

25,374,691

2144

 

 

 

 

And More:

 

 

 

Bangladesh

275.7

141,340,476

1951

Burkina Faso

15.7

13,574,820

1159

Chad

15.7

9,538,544

1642

Comoros

0.4

651901

676

Cote d'Ivoire

24.8

17327724

1430

Djibouti

0.6

466900

1326

Eritrea

4.2

4447307

934

Ethiopia

54.9

67851281

809

Gambia, The

2.8

1546848

1809

Gaza Strip

0.8

1324991

580

Guinea

19.5

9246462

2109

Mali

11.0

11,956,788

920

Kyrgyzstan

8.5

5081429

1672

Mauritania

5.5

2998563

1846

Mayotte

0.5

186026

2509

Niger

9.7

11360538

855

Nigeria

125.7

137253133

916

Pakistan

347.3

159196336

2182

Senegal

18.4

10852147

1692

Afghanistan

21.5

28513677

754

Somalia

4.6

8304601

554

Sudan

76.2

39148162

1946

Syria

60.4

18016874

3355

Tajikistan

8.0

7011556

1134

Uzbekistan

47.6

26410416

1802

West Bank

1.8

2311204

779

Yemen

16.3

20,024,867

811