List of Richest Countries in Asia

The following is a list of countries ranked by GDP (Gross Domestic Product) at Purchasing Power Parity per Capita. Asia is one of the world’s largest regions, including many developing countries with affluent economies. In terms of GDP, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, and South Korea rank higher in the world. The countries have various rules and regulations, as well as the varied cost of living and inflation rates. Russia is not included in the Eurasia region, and the majority of Asian nations have per capita GDPs that are lower than the global average (PPP).


The Following List of Richest Countries in Asia ranked by the GDP at PPP per Capital by the International Monetary Fund.

RankCountryGDP PPP Per CapitaCurrencyGDP total
(in US$ billions)
2Singapore$78,762Singapore dollar (SGD)425
3Brunei$73,823Brunei dollar (BND)21
4Kuwait$70,785Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD)155
5United Arab Emirates$63,181UAE dirham (AED)570
6Hong Kong$52,984Hong Kong dollar (HKD)400
7Saudi Arabia$51,779Saudi riyal (SR) (SAR)1,652
8Bahrain$49,633Bahraini dinar (BHD)33
9Oman$43,304Rial (OMR)95
10Taiwan$41,539New Taiwan dollar (TWD)977
11Japan$36,654Yen (¥) (JPY)4,788
12South Korea$33,791South Korean won (₩)(KRW)1,790
13Israel$32,717Israeli new shekel (₪‎) (ILS)286
14Malaysia$23,160Ringgit (RM) (MYR)800
15Kazakhistan$23,038Tenge (KZT)395
16Lebanon$17,326Lebanese pound (LBP)67
17Iran$16,165Rial (IRR)1,284
18Iraq$14,367Iraqi dinar (IQD)165
19Thailand$14,136Baht (THB)990
20Turkmenistan$12,863Turkmen new manat (TMT)82
21Maldives$11,903Maldivian rufiyaa (MVR)3
22China$11,868Renminbi (yuan)(¥) (CNY)17,507
23Jordan$11,639Jordanian dinar (JOD)40
24Indonesia$9,635Indonesian rupiah (IDR)2,554
25Sri Lanka$9,583Sri Lankan rupee (LKR)142

Note: The List of Richest Countries by GDP is the survey of International Monetary Fund in the year of 2013.

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