March 15, 2006

Bangladesh: The 31st Richest Country (Looking otherway around)

This is a list of countries of the world sorted by their Gross domestic product (GDP), the value of all final goods and services produced within a nation in a given year. GDP dollar estimates here are derived from purchasing power parity (PPP) calculations.

Interestingly, Bangladesh ranked 32 in each of the individual ranking done by World Bank, IMF and CIA. Below is the combined list.

Rank - Country - 2005 GDP (PPP)millions of International dollars

0 - World - 59,559,770
1 - United States - 12,332,296
0 - European Union - 12,329,110
2 - People's Republic of China
3 - Japan - 4,009,327
4 - India - 3,602,894
5 - Germany - 2,498,471
6 - United Kingdom - 1,825,837
7 - France - 1,811,561
8 - Italy - 1,694,706
9 - Russia - 1,585,478
10 - Brazil - 1,552,542
11 - Canada - 1,111,846
12 - South Korea - 1,099,066
13 - Mexico - 1,064,889
14 - Spain - 1,026,340
15 - Indonesia - 863,654
16 - Australia - 638,713
17 - Republic of China (Taiwan) 629,858
18 - Turkey - 570,748
19 - Iran - 560,348
20 - Thailand - 559,489
21 - South Africa - 532,011
22 - Argentina - 516,951
23 - Poland - 512,890
24 - Netherlands - 498,703
25 - Philippines - 409,445
26 - Pakistan - 392,526
27 - Ukraine - 339,676
28 - Saudi Arabia - 337,268
29 - Colombia - 336,808
30 - Belgium - 324,299
31 - Bangladesh - 303,655
32 - Egypt - 302,803
... ... ...

191 - Nauru 60*
192 - Tuvalu 12.2*

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Source:
1. International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database, April 2005.
2. The world factbook, United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), May 2005.
3. The World Bank.