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Interactive MapIntroductionCountries With Highest Median IncomeCountries With the Highest Median IncomeCountry With Highest Median IncomeMedian Income by CountryAlbaniaAlgeriaAngolaArgentinaArmeniaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBangladeshBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBhutanBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBrazilBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCameroonCanadaCentral African RepublicChadChileColombiaComorosCosta RicaCroatiaCyprusCzech RepublicDemocratic Republic of the CongoDenmarkDjiboutiDominican RepublicEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEstoniaEswatiniEthiopiaFederated States of MicronesiaFijiFinlandFranceGabonGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGreeceGuatemalaGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHondurasHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqIrelandIsraelItalyIvory CoastJamaicaJapanJordanKazakhstanKenyaKosovoKyrgyzstanLaosLatviaLebanonLesothoLiberiaLithuaniaLuxembourgMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMaltaMarshall IslandsMauritaniaMauritiusMexicoMoldovaMongoliaMontenegroMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNamibiaNauruNepalNetherlandsNicaraguaNigerNigeriaNorwayPakistanPalestinePanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeople's Republic of ChinaPeruPhilippinesPolandPortugalRepublic of MacedoniaRomaniaRussiaRwandaSaint LuciaSão Tomé and PríncipeSenegalSerbiaSeychellesSierra LeoneSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth KoreaSouth SudanSpainSri LankaSudanSurinameSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTaiwanTajikistanTanzaniaThailandThe GambiaTogoTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited States of AmericaUruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVenezuelaVietnamYemenZambiaZimbabweFAQsWhat country has the highest median income ?What are the ten countries with the highest median income? What are the 5 countries with the highest median income?

Introduction

The median income by country is an important indicator of the financial well-being of a nation’s citizens. It refers to the point at which half of all households earn more than that amount and half earn less. It is a more precise measure than the average or mean income, which can be skewed by extremely high amounts earned by those in the upper-income bracket. Generally speaking, countries with higher median incomes offer their citizens greater financial security and access to resources such as health care, housing, education, and quality of life. However, it should be noted that there are significant disparities between countries when it comes to median incomes due to varying levels of economic development, cost of living, and access to resources. For instance, some countries possess much higher levels of wealth and inequality than others, resulting in vastly different median incomes across borders. In addition, within a single country, there may also be differences based on gender, race or ethnicity, age groups, and geographic location. Ultimately understanding the levels and distribution of household income can help governments make better policies for their citizens to ensure greater economic stability and opportunity for all.

#CountryMedian IncomeGDP per capitaHuman Development IndexExtreme Poverty Rate
1Luxembourg$69.48$135,6830.930.28%
2Norway$65.3$89,2030.960.25%
3United Arab Emirates$65.140.91
4United States of America$65.04$69,2880.921%
5Switzerland$64.35$93,4570.960.03%
6Austria$57.64$53,2680.920.57%
7Iceland$56.52$68,3840.96
8Canada$55.42$52,0510.940.25%
9Germany$54.82$50,8020.94
10Netherlands$54.42$58,0610.940.1%
11Denmark$54.08$67,8030.950.17%
12Australia$53.05$59,9340.950.5%
13Belgium$52.63$51,7680.940.08%
14Finland$51.26$53,9830.940.06%
15Sweden$50.57$60,2390.950.69%
16France$49.59$43,5190.910.02%
17Malta$45.71$33,2570.920.1%
18United Kingdom$45$47,3340.930.3%
19Ireland$44.73$99,1520.950.24%
20Cyprus$43.2$30,7980.90.02%
21Japan$41.49$39,2850.930.73%
22Italy$40.67$35,5510.91.39%
23Spain$40.29$30,1160.910.88%
24Slovenia$39.5$29,2010.92
25Taiwan$38.27
26South Korea$37.62$34,7580.930.23%
27Estonia$34.65$27,2810.890.23%
28Czech Republic$34.56$26,3780.890.01%
29Israel$33.65$51,4300.920.24%
30Lithuania$30.71$23,4330.880.9%
31Portugal$29.43$24,2620.870.27%
32Latvia$26.94$20,6420.860.34%
33Croatia$26.12$17,3990.860.44%
34Lebanon$26.12$2,6700.71
35Hungary$24.76$18,7730.850.21%
36Slovakia$24.76$21,0880.850.17%
37Greece$24.61$20,2770.890.14%
38Panama$21.85$14,5160.811.22%
39Malaysia$21.62$11,3710.80.01%
40Bulgaria$20.86$11,6350.80.79%
41Uruguay$20.38$17,0210.810.1%
42Seychelles$19.5$13,3070.790.4%
43Romania$19.03$14,8620.822%
44Bosnia and Herzegovina$17.6$6,9160.780.06%
45Russia$17.41$12,1730.820.03%
46Belarus$17.24$7,3040.81
47Poland$17.24$17,8410.88
48Argentina$17.23$10,7290.841.46%
49Chile$17.01$16,5030.860.28%
50Turkey$16.18$9,5870.840.36%
51Maldives$15.83$8,9950.75
52Montenegro$14.62$9,3670.832.19%
53Bolivia$14.02$3,4150.693.24%
54Costa Rica$13.92$12,5090.811.01%
55Brazil$13.49$7,5190.754.61%
56Jordan$13.39$4,4060.720.1%
57Serbia$13.2$9,2150.80.04%
58Albania$13.08$6,4940.80.87%
59Saint Lucia$13.05$9,5710.724.37%
60Thailand$12.89$7,2330.80.08%
61Mauritius$12.73$8,8120.80.13%
62Ukraine$12.6$4,8360.77
63Republic of Macedonia$12.4$6,7210.773.32%
64Paraguay$12.31$5,4000.720.95%
65Palestine$11.42$3,6640.720.89%
66Tunisia$11.38$3,9240.730.22%
67Vietnam$10.92$3,6940.71.35%
68People's Republic of China$10.72$12,5560.770.2%
69Dominican Republic$10.63$8,6040.770.57%
70Moldova$10.52$5,3150.770.02%
71Kazakhstan$10.42$10,0410.810.01%
72Iran$10.310.770.74%
73Trinidad and Tobago$10.17$15,2430.810.28%
74Jamaica$9.95$4,5870.711.8%
75El Salvador$9.89$4,4090.681.25%
76Gabon$9.67$8,0170.713.42%
77Iraq$9.61$5,0480.691.26%
78Mexico$9.55$9,9260.761.74%
79Marshall Islands$9.21$4,1710.64
80Ecuador$9.16$5,9350.743.58%
81Venezuela$8.490.69
82Bhutan$8.260.670.66%
83Suriname$8.14$4,8360.73
84Kosovo$8.11
85Mongolia$8.1$4,5350.740.24%
86Nicaragua$8.07$2,0910.673.45%
87Azerbaijan$8.06$5,3840.75
88Algeria$8.04$3,7650.750.32%
89Peru$7.93$6,6920.762.19%
90Colombia$7.8$6,1310.754.94%
91Morocco$7.71$3,4970.680.6%
92Syria$6.950.5834.57%
93Honduras$6.93$2,8310.6214.78%
94Nauru$6.68$12,252
95Fiji$6.64$5,0860.730.21%
96Armenia$6.62$4,6700.761.08%
97Sri Lanka$6.59$3,8150.780.57%
98Guatemala$6.17$5,0260.636.64%
99Guyana$6.04$9,3750.716.01%
100Georgia$6.03$5,0420.83.78%
101Indonesia$5.74$4,2920.712.88%
102Namibia$5.68$4,7290.6215.95%
103Myanmar$5.47$1,1870.590.87%
104Kyrgyzstan$5.43$1,2760.690.56%
105Tajikistan$5.33$8970.692.21%
106Mauritania$5.3$1,7230.565.35%
107Philippines$5.3$3,5490.73.81%
108Egypt$5.07$3,8760.734.07%
109Belize$4.92$4,4200.6814.39%
110Botswana$4.84$7,3480.6913.09%
111Laos$4.76$2,5510.619.35%
112South Africa$4.76$6,9940.7119.67%
113Vanuatu$4.67$3,1270.6114.16%
114Senegal$4.44$1,6060.5127.5%
115Comoros$4.39$1,4950.5618.32%
116Ivory Coast$4.35$2,5790.5522.06%
117Federated States of Micronesia$4.23$3,4770.6315.39%
118Nepal$4.2$1,2230.64.78%
119Djibouti$4.09$3,3640.5114.27%
120Pakistan$4.07$1,5380.544.29%
121São Tomé and Príncipe$4$2,4490.6235.45%
122The Gambia$3.95$8360.57.98%
123Cameroon$3.89$1,6620.5822.77%
124India$3.89$2,2770.63
125Guinea$3.8$1,1740.4721.26%
126Mali$3.78$9180.4342.26%
127Ghana$3.73$2,4450.6310.7%
128Sudan$3.66$7640.5113.62%
129Bangladesh$3.58$2,5030.666.62%
130Benin$3.48$1,4280.5343.38%
131Yemen$3.44$6910.4654.69%
132Angola$3.42$2,1380.5951.4%
133Guinea-Bissau$3.31$8130.4862.65%
134Lesotho$3.24$1,1660.5128.5%
135Togo$3.21$9920.5445.29%
136Haiti$3.2$1,8150.5420.33%
137Kenya$3.1$2,0070.5831.25%
138Liberia$3.1$6730.4848.17%
139Solomon Islands$3.1$2,3370.5622.94%
140Ethiopia$3.06$9440.519.54%
141Burkina Faso$3$9180.4532.82%
142Sierra Leone$2.96$5160.4840.06%
143Nigeria$2.95$2,0850.5439.2%
144Eswatini$2.95$4,2150.627.53%
145Chad$2.88$6960.3941.04%
146Zimbabwe$2.65$1,7370.5939.53%
147Papua New Guinea$2.62$2,9160.5626.18%
148Uganda$2.47$8580.5338.02%
149Turkmenistan$2.40.751.75%
150Tanzania$2.33$1,1360.5547.72%
151Niger$2.13$5950.439.29%
152Rwanda$2.07$8340.5348.97%
153Burundi$1.7$2370.4379.53%
154Central African Republic$1.68$5110.470.76%
155Mozambique$1.6$5000.4562.29%
156Zambia$1.57$1,1210.5758.52%
157Malawi$1.53$6430.5167.55%
158Somalia$1.52$44668.66%
159South Sudan$1.520.3980.71%
160Democratic Republic of the Congo$1.46$5840.4870.99%
161Uzbekistan$1.23$1,9830.7310.68%
162Madagascar$1.12$5150.576.55%

Countries With Highest Median Income

The countries with the highest median income are Luxembourg, Norway, the United Arab Emirates, the United States, Switzerland, Austria, Iceland, Canada, Germany, and the Netherlands. The country with the highest median income in the world is Luxembourg, at $69.48. The second highest median income is in Norway, with a median income of $65.3. The third highest median income is in the United Arab Emirates, which has a median income of $65.04. The fourth highest median income is in the United States of America, and has a median income of $65.04. the fifth highest median income is in Switzerland, which has a median income of $64.35. The sixth highest median income is in Austria, which has a median income of $57.64. The seventh highest median income is in Iceland, with a median income of $56.52. The eighth highest median income is in Canada, with a median income of $55.42. The ninth highest median income is in Germany and has a median income of $54.82. The tenth highest median income is in the Netherlands, which has a median income of $54.42.

Countries With the Highest Median Income

1. Luxembourg – $69.48
2. Norway – $65.3
3. United Arab Emirates – $65.14
4. United States of America – $65.04
5. Switzerland – $64.35
6. Austria – $57.64
7. Iceland – $56.52
8. Canada – $55.42
9. Germany – $54.82
10. Netherlands – $54.42

Country With Highest Median Income

The country with the highest median income is Luxembourg with a median income of $69.48 per day. This high median income can be attributed to a number of factors; firstly, Luxembourg also boast the highest GDP per capita at $135,683. Secondly, Luxembourg has long been viewed as a major financial hub and centre for international trade, which has attracted many large corporations and businesses to set up shop in this small European nation. Thirdly, Luxembourg’s government is known for its low taxes and economic stability, creating an environment which is both business friendly and attractive to investors. As such, Luxembourg provides an attractive platform for businesses and financial institutions looking to succeed in the global market. Finally, due to its strategic geographic location at the heart of Europe, it enjoys access to markets from all over the continent. With all these elements combined, residents in Luxembourg are able enjoy one of the highest median incomes globally.

Median Income by Country

Albania

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$13.08

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#58

$6,494

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#88

0.8

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#67

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0.87%

Ranked in the World

#93

Algeria

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$8.04

Ranked in the World

#88

$3,765

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#114

0.75

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Ranked in the World

#91

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0.32%

Ranked in the World

#110

Angola

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$3.42

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#132

$2,138

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#134

0.59

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Ranked in the World

#143

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51.4%

Ranked in the World

#13

Argentina

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$17.23

Ranked in the World

#48

$10,729

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#64

0.84

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#47

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1.46%

Ranked in the World

#80

The median income in Argentina is $13.78 per day, ranking the country fifty-fifth in terms of the highest median income in the world. This places Argentina far behind other nations such as Canada or Australia with a much higher median wage of around $50 USD per day. Despite this, there has been considerable year-on-year growth recently, with median incomes increasing by almost 10% since 2017.

Armenia

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$6.62

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#96

$4,670

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#102

0.76

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Ranked in the World

#85

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1.08%

Ranked in the World

#86

Australia

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$53.05

Ranked in the World

#12

$59,934

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#12

0.95

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#5

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0.5%

Ranked in the World

#105

The median income in Australia is $48.73 per day, ranking the country eleventh in terms of the highest median income in the world. It is higher than the global median, making it an attractive destination for work and investment. While this provides a comfortable standard of living for many Australians, some vulnerable people are still struggling to make ends meet and are facing financial difficulties. Indeed, the wealthiest 20% of Australians earn more than five times as much as the poorest 20%. This highlights the need to improve access to education, job opportunities, and safety nets to ensure that everyone has a fair chance at achieving financial success.

Austria

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$57.64

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#6

$53,268

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#15

0.92

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#25

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0.57%

Ranked in the World

#101

Azerbaijan

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$8.06

Ranked in the World

#87

$5,384

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#93

0.75

↑ 2.05%

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Ranked in the World

#92

Bangladesh

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$3.58

Ranked in the World

#129

$2,503

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#128

0.66

↑ 0.92%

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Ranked in the World

#126

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6.62%

Ranked in the World

#56

Belarus

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$17.24

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#46

$7,304

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#82

0.81

↑ 0.12%

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Ranked in the World

#60

Belgium

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$52.63

Ranked in the World

#13

$51,768

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#17

0.94

↑ 0.97%

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#14

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0.08%

Ranked in the World

#135

Belize

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$4.92

Ranked in the World

#109

$4,420

Ranked in the World

#105

0.68

↓ 1.01%

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Ranked in the World

#121

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14.39%

Ranked in the World

#46

Benin

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$3.48

Ranked in the World

#130

$1,428

Ranked in the World

#148

0.53

↑ 0.19%

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Ranked in the World

#161

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43.38%

Ranked in the World

#18

Bhutan

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$8.26

Ranked in the World

#82

0.67

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#125

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0.66%

Ranked in the World

#99

Bolivia

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$14.02

Ranked in the World

#53

$3,415

Ranked in the World

#120

0.69

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Ranked in the World

#115

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3.24%

Ranked in the World

#71

Bosnia and Herzegovina

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$17.6

Ranked in the World

#44

$6,916

Ranked in the World

#85

0.78

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#74

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0.06%

Ranked in the World

#137

Botswana

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$4.84

Ranked in the World

#110

$7,348

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#81

0.69

↓ 2.81%

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Ranked in the World

#116

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13.09%

Ranked in the World

#50

Brazil

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$13.49

Ranked in the World

#55

$7,519

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#80

0.75

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Ranked in the World

#87

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4.61%

Ranked in the World

#61

Bulgaria

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$20.86

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#40

$11,635

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#62

0.8

↓ 0.87%

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#68

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0.79%

Ranked in the World

#95

Burkina Faso

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$3

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#141

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#158

0.45

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#179

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32.82%

Ranked in the World

#28

Burundi

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$1.7

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#153

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#177

0.43

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#182

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79.53%

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#2

Cameroon

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$3.89

Ranked in the World

#123

$1,662

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#142

0.58

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Ranked in the World

#147

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22.77%

Ranked in the World

#35

Canada

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$55.42

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#8

$52,051

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#16

0.94

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#16

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0.25%

Ranked in the World

#116

The median income in Canada is $51.58 per day, ranking the country seventh in terms of the highest median income in the world. This means that half of all Canadian households earn more than $51.58 per day, while the other half earns less. The average annual salary for Canadian workers is around $60,000 and the minimum wage varies from province to province, ranging from $11.32 to $15.20 per hour before taxes. The stable economy and high quality of life help contribute to this median income in Canada and make it one of the most desirable places to live in the world.

Central African Republic

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$1.68

Ranked in the World

#154

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#174

0.4

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Ranked in the World

#183

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70.76%

Ranked in the World

#5

Chad

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$2.88

Ranked in the World

#145

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#166

0.39

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#185

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41.04%

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#20

Chile

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$17.01

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#49

$16,503

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#51

0.86

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#42

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0.28%

Ranked in the World

#112

Colombia

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$7.8

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#90

$6,131

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#89

0.75

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Ranked in the World

#88

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4.94%

Ranked in the World

#59

Comoros

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$4.39

Ranked in the World

#115

$1,495

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#146

0.56

↓ 0.71%

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Ranked in the World

#151

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18.32%

Ranked in the World

#42

Costa Rica

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$13.92

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#54

$12,509

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#59

0.81

↓ 0.86%

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#58

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1.01%

Ranked in the World

#87

Croatia

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$26.12

Ranked in the World

#33

$17,399

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#48

0.86

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Ranked in the World

#41

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0.44%

Ranked in the World

#106

Cyprus

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$43.2

Ranked in the World

#20

$30,798

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#31

0.9

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Ranked in the World

#29

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0.02%

Ranked in the World

#142

Czech Republic

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$34.56

Ranked in the World

#28

$26,378

Ranked in the World

#36

0.89

↓ 0.34%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#32

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.01%

Ranked in the World

#145

Democratic Republic of the Congo

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$1.46

Ranked in the World

#160

Ranked in the World

#171

0.48

- 0%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#174

Extreme Poverty Rate

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70.99%

Ranked in the World

#4

Denmark

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$54.08

Ranked in the World

#11

$67,803

Ranked in the World

#9

0.95

↑ 0.11%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#6

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.17%

Ranked in the World

#127

The median income in Denmark is $49.27 per day, ranking the country ninth in terms of the highest median income in the world. Much of this can be attributed to Denmark's robust economy, which boasts a high standard of living and low taxes for citizens. Simultaneously, Denmark's low unemployment rate promotes steady economic growth and enables citizens to earn more money on average than citizens in other countries. The nation's comprehensive welfare system also contributes significantly to its financial standing. As a result, Danish citizens enjoy a higher quality of life and greater purchasing power than their peers around the globe.

Djibouti

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$4.09

Ranked in the World

#119

$3,364

Ranked in the World

#121

0.51

↓ 0.2%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#166

Extreme Poverty Rate

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14.27%

Ranked in the World

#47

Dominican Republic

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$10.63

Ranked in the World

#69

$8,604

Ranked in the World

#75

0.77

↑ 0.39%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#80

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.57%

Ranked in the World

#102

Ecuador

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$9.16

Ranked in the World

#80

$5,935

Ranked in the World

#91

0.74

↑ 1.23%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#94

Extreme Poverty Rate

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3.58%

Ranked in the World

#67

Egypt

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$5.07

Ranked in the World

#108

$3,876

Ranked in the World

#112

0.73

↓ 0.41%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#96

Extreme Poverty Rate

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4.07%

Ranked in the World

#64

The median income in Egypt is $4.01 per day, ranking the country one hundred and eleventh in terms of the highest median income in the world. This amount is far below those of many more affluent nations and even lower than most developing countries. The high poverty rate in Egypt can be attributed to a low GDP per capita and an unequal income distribution between citizens. In addition, due to inflation, rising costs of living, and other economic challenges, wages have remained stagnant for years which has further driven down the median income. As such, many Egyptians are struggling to make ends meet and depend on public assistance or donations from abroad to survive.

El Salvador

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$9.89

Ranked in the World

#75

$4,409

Ranked in the World

#106

0.68

↑ 0.45%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#123

Extreme Poverty Rate

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1.25%

Ranked in the World

#84

Estonia

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$34.65

Ranked in the World

#27

$27,281

Ranked in the World

#35

0.89

↓ 0.22%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#31

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.23%

Ranked in the World

#121

Eswatini

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$2.95

Ranked in the World

#143

$4,215

Ranked in the World

#109

0.6

↓ 2.13%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#139

Extreme Poverty Rate

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27.53%

Ranked in the World

#31

Ethiopia

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$3.06

Ranked in the World

#140

Ranked in the World

#157

0.5

- 0%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#170

Extreme Poverty Rate

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19.54%

Ranked in the World

#41

Federated States of Micronesia

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$4.23

Ranked in the World

#117

$3,477

Ranked in the World

#119

0.63

↓ 0.16%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#130

Extreme Poverty Rate

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15.39%

Ranked in the World

#44

Fiji

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$6.64

Ranked in the World

#95

$5,086

Ranked in the World

#95

0.73

↓ 0.95%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#98

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.21%

Ranked in the World

#124

Finland

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$51.26

Ranked in the World

#14

$53,983

Ranked in the World

#14

0.94

↑ 0.21%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#11

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.06%

Ranked in the World

#138

France

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$49.59

Ranked in the World

#16

$43,519

Ranked in the World

#24

0.91

↑ 0.78%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#27

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.02%

Ranked in the World

#143

The median income in France is $45.60 per day, ranking the country sixteenth in terms of the highest median income in the world. This high median income is due to a number of factors: the country's robust economy and large market share; its high-skilled labor force; and its policy of providing social safety nets to its citizens through government welfare programs. Additionally, French people also benefit from an extensive network of public services such as healthcare, education, transportation, and culture. All these factors create an environment where citizens can enjoy a high quality of life and be able to purchase goods and services that allow them to live comfortably.

Gabon

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$9.67

Ranked in the World

#76

$8,017

Ranked in the World

#77

0.71

↓ 0.56%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#110

Extreme Poverty Rate

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3.42%

Ranked in the World

#69

Georgia

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$6.03

Ranked in the World

#100

$5,042

Ranked in the World

#97

0.8

- 0%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#63

Extreme Poverty Rate

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3.78%

Ranked in the World

#66

Germany

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$54.82

Ranked in the World

#9

$50,802

Ranked in the World

#19

0.94

↓ 0.21%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#9

The median income in Germany is $47.86 per day, ranking the country thirteenth in terms of the highest median income in the world. Despite being a major economic power with a strong currency, however, wages are still lower than in other European nations such as Norway and Switzerland. In addition, Germany has also seen an increase in part-time work over the past few years that have further reduced average wages. This means that many German citizens are feeling a financial squeeze despite having higher-than-average incomes overall.

Ghana

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$3.73

Ranked in the World

#127

$2,445

Ranked in the World

#130

0.63

- 0%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#129

Extreme Poverty Rate

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10.7%

Ranked in the World

#51

Greece

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$24.61

Ranked in the World

#37

$20,277

Ranked in the World

#44

0.89

↑ 0.11%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#33

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.14%

Ranked in the World

#129

The median income in Greece is $19.94 per day, ranking the country thirty-ninth in terms of the highest median income in the world. It places Greece on the lower end of income for developed countries and many of its citizens struggle to make ends meet. Despite this, there are a few areas in which Greece enjoys a higher income than its peers. For instance, the agricultural sector accounts for roughly 12% of total employment and has grown steadily in recent years.

Guatemala

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$6.17

Ranked in the World

#98

$5,026

Ranked in the World

#98

0.63

↓ 1.26%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#131

Extreme Poverty Rate

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6.64%

Ranked in the World

#55

Guinea

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$3.8

Ranked in the World

#125

$1,174

Ranked in the World

#152

0.47

↓ 0.21%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#177

Extreme Poverty Rate

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21.26%

Ranked in the World

#37

Guinea-Bissau

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$3.31

Ranked in the World

#133

Ranked in the World

#164

0.48

- 0%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#172

Extreme Poverty Rate

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62.65%

Ranked in the World

#8

Guyana

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$6.04

Ranked in the World

#99

$9,375

Ranked in the World

#70

0.71

↓ 0.97%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#107

Extreme Poverty Rate

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6.01%

Ranked in the World

#57

Haiti

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$3.2

Ranked in the World

#136

$1,815

Ranked in the World

#139

0.54

↓ 0.93%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#158

Extreme Poverty Rate

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20.33%

Ranked in the World

#39

Honduras

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$6.93

Ranked in the World

#93

$2,831

Ranked in the World

#124

0.62

- 0%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#132

Extreme Poverty Rate

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14.78%

Ranked in the World

#45

Hungary

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$24.76

Ranked in the World

#35

$18,773

Ranked in the World

#45

0.85

↑ 0.47%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#44

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.21%

Ranked in the World

#125

Iceland

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$56.52

Ranked in the World

#7

$68,384

Ranked in the World

#8

0.96

↑ 0.21%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#3

India

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$3.89

Ranked in the World

#124

$2,277

Ranked in the World

#132

0.63

↓ 1.4%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#128

Indonesia

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$5.74

Ranked in the World

#101

$4,292

Ranked in the World

#108

0.71

↓ 0.56%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#112

Extreme Poverty Rate

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2.88%

Ranked in the World

#72

Iran

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$10.31

Ranked in the World

#72

0.77

↓ 0.39%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#76

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.74%

Ranked in the World

#96

Iraq

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$9.61

Ranked in the World

#77

$5,048

Ranked in the World

#96

0.69

↑ 1.03%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#119

Extreme Poverty Rate

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1.26%

Ranked in the World

#83

Ireland

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$44.73

Ranked in the World

#19

$99,152

Ranked in the World

#3

0.95

↑ 0.21%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#8

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.24%

Ranked in the World

#118

The median income in Ireland is $44.78 per day, ranking the country seventeenth in terms of the highest median income in the world. This figure has seen an increase of over 6% since 2018, making it one of the fastest-growing economies in Europe during that time period. Ireland’s current median income stands as proof that the country’s economy continues to grow and prosper and that many people are able to maintain a healthy standard of living and enjoy a higher quality of life than their peers in other parts of the world.

Israel

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$33.65

Ranked in the World

#29

$51,430

Ranked in the World

#18

0.92

↑ 0.44%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#21

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.24%

Ranked in the World

#119

Italy

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$40.67

Ranked in the World

#22

$35,551

Ranked in the World

#27

0.9

↑ 0.67%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#30

Extreme Poverty Rate

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1.39%

Ranked in the World

#81

The median income in Italy is $36.73 per day, ranking the country twenty-fourth in terms of the highest median income in the world. It provides a decent standard of living for many Italian citizens, giving them the financial stability to make their day-to-day lives easier and more comfortable. The rising wages across the country have also contributed to a more prosperous society, with people able to afford luxuries that were previously considered unattainable.

Ivory Coast

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$4.35

Ranked in the World

#116

$2,579

Ranked in the World

#126

0.55

↓ 0.18%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#154

Extreme Poverty Rate

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22.06%

Ranked in the World

#36

Jamaica

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$9.95

Ranked in the World

#74

$4,587

Ranked in the World

#103

0.71

↓ 0.56%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#109

Extreme Poverty Rate

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1.8%

Ranked in the World

#77

Japan

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$41.49

Ranked in the World

#21

$39,285

Ranked in the World

#26

0.93

↑ 0.22%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#19

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.73%

Ranked in the World

#97

Jordan

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$13.39

Ranked in the World

#56

$4,406

Ranked in the World

#107

0.72

↓ 0.41%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#102

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.1%

Ranked in the World

#131

Kazakhstan

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$10.42

Ranked in the World

#71

$10,041

Ranked in the World

#65

0.81

↓ 0.37%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#56

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.01%

Ranked in the World

#146

Kenya

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$3.1

Ranked in the World

#137

$2,007

Ranked in the World

#137

0.58

↑ 0.52%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#145

Extreme Poverty Rate

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31.25%

Ranked in the World

#29

Kosovo

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$8.11

Ranked in the World

#84

Kyrgyzstan

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Median Income

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$5.43

Ranked in the World

#104

$1,276

Ranked in the World

#149

0.69

↑ 0.44%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#117

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.56%

Ranked in the World

#104

Laos

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$4.76

Ranked in the World

#111

$2,551

Ranked in the World

#127

0.61

↓ 0.16%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#136

Extreme Poverty Rate

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9.35%

Ranked in the World

#53

Latvia

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$26.94

Ranked in the World

#32

$20,642

Ranked in the World

#43

0.86

↓ 0.92%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#39

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.34%

Ranked in the World

#109

Lebanon

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$26.12

Ranked in the World

#34

$2,670

Ranked in the World

#125

0.71

↓ 2.75%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#111

Lesotho

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$3.24

Ranked in the World

#134

$1,166

Ranked in the World

#153

0.51

↓ 1.34%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#163

Extreme Poverty Rate

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28.5%

Ranked in the World

#30

Liberia

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$3.1

Ranked in the World

#138

Ranked in the World

#168

0.48

↑ 0.21%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#173

Extreme Poverty Rate

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48.17%

Ranked in the World

#15

Lithuania

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$30.71

Ranked in the World

#30

$23,433

Ranked in the World

#40

0.88

↓ 0.46%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#36

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.9%

Ranked in the World

#90

Luxembourg

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$69.48

Ranked in the World

#1

$135,683

Ranked in the World

#1

0.93

↑ 0.65%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#17

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.28%

Ranked in the World

#113

The median income in Luxembourg is $63.75 per day, the second-highest median income in the world. This allows the citizens of Luxembourg to have much greater purchasing power than most countries on the globe. The strong economy of Luxembourg means that its citizens can afford higher quality goods and services, as well as access to better healthcare and education options. Luxembourg’s median income is one of the main reasons why it is often considered one of the wealthiest countries in Europe.

Madagascar

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$1.12

Ranked in the World

#162

Ranked in the World

#173

0.5

- 0%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#168

Extreme Poverty Rate

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76.55%

Ranked in the World

#3

Malawi

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$1.53

Ranked in the World

#157

Ranked in the World

#169

0.51

↓ 0.78%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#164

Extreme Poverty Rate

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67.55%

Ranked in the World

#7

Malaysia

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$21.62

Ranked in the World

#39

$11,371

Ranked in the World

#63

0.8

↓ 0.37%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#62

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.01%

Ranked in the World

#147

Maldives

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$15.83

Ranked in the World

#51

$8,995

Ranked in the World

#73

0.75

↑ 1.77%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#90

Mali

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$3.78

Ranked in the World

#126

Ranked in the World

#159

0.43

↑ 0.23%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#181

Extreme Poverty Rate

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42.26%

Ranked in the World

#19

Malta

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$45.71

Ranked in the World

#17

$33,257

Ranked in the World

#29

0.92

↑ 0.77%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#23

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.1%

Ranked in the World

#132

Marshall Islands

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$9.21

Ranked in the World

#79

$4,171

Ranked in the World

#110

0.64

- 0%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#127

Mauritania

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$5.3

Ranked in the World

#106

$1,723

Ranked in the World

#141

0.56

- 0%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#153

Extreme Poverty Rate

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5.35%

Ranked in the World

#58

Mauritius

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$12.73

Ranked in the World

#61

$8,812

Ranked in the World

#74

0.8

↓ 0.25%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#64

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.13%

Ranked in the World

#130

Mexico

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$9.55

Ranked in the World

#78

$9,926

Ranked in the World

#67

0.76

↑ 0.26%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#86

Extreme Poverty Rate

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1.74%

Ranked in the World

#79

The median income in Mexico is $9.04 per day, ranking the country seventy-fifth in terms of the highest median income in the world. This means that for many individuals and families living in Mexico, their economic position may be precarious and make it difficult to access basic necessities like food, housing, and education. In addition, there are often large disparities between rural and urban populations within Mexico who have different levels of access to resources which affects their ability to earn more than the median rate of income.

Moldova

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$10.52

Ranked in the World

#70

$5,315

Ranked in the World

#94

0.77

↑ 0.13%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#81

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.02%

Ranked in the World

#144

Mongolia

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$8.1

Ranked in the World

#85

$4,535

Ranked in the World

#104

0.74

↓ 0.81%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#95

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.24%

Ranked in the World

#120

Montenegro

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$14.62

Ranked in the World

#52

$9,367

Ranked in the World

#71

0.83

↑ 0.73%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#50

Extreme Poverty Rate

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2.19%

Ranked in the World

#74

Morocco

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$7.71

Ranked in the World

#91

$3,497

Ranked in the World

#118

0.68

↑ 0.59%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#122

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.6%

Ranked in the World

#100

Mozambique

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$1.6

Ranked in the World

#155

Ranked in the World

#175

0.45

↓ 1.55%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#180

Extreme Poverty Rate

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62.29%

Ranked in the World

#9

Myanmar

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$5.47

Ranked in the World

#103

$1,187

Ranked in the World

#151

0.59

↓ 2.5%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#144

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.87%

Ranked in the World

#94

Namibia

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$5.68

Ranked in the World

#102

$4,729

Ranked in the World

#101

0.62

↓ 2.84%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#134

Extreme Poverty Rate

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15.95%

Ranked in the World

#43

Nauru

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$6.68

Ranked in the World

#94

$12,252

Ranked in the World

#60

Nepal

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$4.2

Ranked in the World

#118

$1,223

Ranked in the World

#150

0.6

↓ 0.33%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#138

Extreme Poverty Rate

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4.78%

Ranked in the World

#60

Netherlands

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$54.42

Ranked in the World

#10

$58,061

Ranked in the World

#13

0.94

↑ 0.21%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#10

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.1%

Ranked in the World

#133

Nicaragua

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$8.07

Ranked in the World

#86

$2,091

Ranked in the World

#135

0.67

↑ 1.99%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#124

Extreme Poverty Rate

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3.45%

Ranked in the World

#68

Niger

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$2.13

Ranked in the World

#151

Ranked in the World

#170

0.4

↓ 0.25%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#184

Extreme Poverty Rate

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39.29%

Ranked in the World

#23

Nigeria

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$2.95

Ranked in the World

#144

$2,085

Ranked in the World

#136

0.54

- 0%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#159

Extreme Poverty Rate

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39.2%

Ranked in the World

#24

Norway

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$65.3

Ranked in the World

#2

$89,203

Ranked in the World

#5

0.96

↑ 0.21%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#2

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.25%

Ranked in the World

#117

The median income in Norway is $62.14 per day, the third-highest median income in the world. The country provides a good quality of living and working standards for citizens; with a strong economy and social safety nets, the nation has become increasingly attractive for both foreign workers and investors alike. Furthermore, the high median income provides a very beneficial environment for Norwegian households, creating considerable economic stability within the country and allowing a majority of citizens to live comfortably.

Pakistan

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$4.07

Ranked in the World

#120

$1,538

Ranked in the World

#145

0.54

↑ 0.18%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#156

Extreme Poverty Rate

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4.29%

Ranked in the World

#63

The median income in Pakistan is $3.81 per day, ranking the country one hundred and fifteenth in terms of the highest median income in the world. In addition, an estimated two-thirds of Pakistani households have no access to basic sanitation services, and many lack access to potable water. High prices for essential goods and services have also placed additional burdens on citizens with limited incomes. As such, it has become increasingly difficult for many families in Pakistan to achieve financial stability and security through their current incomes alone.

Palestine

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$11.42

Ranked in the World

#65

$3,664

Ranked in the World

#116

0.72

↓ 0.14%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#105

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.89%

Ranked in the World

#91

Panama

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$21.85

Ranked in the World

#38

$14,516

Ranked in the World

#56

0.81

↑ 0.5%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#61

Extreme Poverty Rate

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1.22%

Ranked in the World

#85

Papua New Guinea

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$2.62

Ranked in the World

#147

$2,916

Ranked in the World

#123

0.56

↓ 0.36%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#152

Extreme Poverty Rate

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26.18%

Ranked in the World

#33

Paraguay

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$12.31

Ranked in the World

#64

$5,400

Ranked in the World

#92

0.72

↓ 1.78%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#104

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.95%

Ranked in the World

#89

People's Republic of China

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$10.72

Ranked in the World

#68

$12,556

Ranked in the World

#58

0.77

↑ 0.52%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#79

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.2%

Ranked in the World

#126

The median income in China is $11.24 per day, ranking the country sixty-fourth in terms of the highest median income in the world. Despite this low ranking, wages have been steadily rising throughout recent years; between 2005 and 2018, the average annual income per capita almost doubled from $1,206 to $2,305. This impressive growth is largely due to the country's rapid economic expansion over that period. However, despite this increase, many people still struggle to make ends meet as living costs continue to soar at a faster rate than wages can keep up with.

Peru

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$7.93

Ranked in the World

#89

$6,692

Ranked in the World

#87

0.76

- 0%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#84

Extreme Poverty Rate

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2.19%

Ranked in the World

#75

Philippines

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$5.3

Ranked in the World

#107

$3,549

Ranked in the World

#117

0.7

↓ 1.55%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#114

Extreme Poverty Rate

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3.81%

Ranked in the World

#65

Poland

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$17.24

Ranked in the World

#47

$17,841

Ranked in the World

#47

0.88

- 0%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#34

Portugal

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$29.43

Ranked in the World

#31

$24,262

Ranked in the World

#37

0.87

↑ 0.35%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#38

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.27%

Ranked in the World

#115

Republic of Macedonia

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$12.4

Ranked in the World

#63

$6,721

Ranked in the World

#86

0.77

↓ 0.52%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#78

Extreme Poverty Rate

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3.32%

Ranked in the World

#70

Romania

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$19.03

Ranked in the World

#43

$14,862

Ranked in the World

#55

0.82

↓ 0.36%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#53

Extreme Poverty Rate

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2%

Ranked in the World

#76

Russia

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$17.41

Ranked in the World

#45

$12,173

Ranked in the World

#61

0.82

↓ 0.96%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#52

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.03%

Ranked in the World

#140

The median income in Russia is $15.47 per day, ranking the country fifty-first in terms of the highest median income in the world. This number has been steadily decreasing due to inflation and the war, impacting citizens' quality of life in a negative way. As a result, many Russian households are now living below the poverty line, struggling to make ends meet due to their decreased purchasing power and limited wages.

Rwanda

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$2.07

Ranked in the World

#152

Ranked in the World

#163

0.53

↑ 0.38%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#160

Extreme Poverty Rate

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48.97%

Ranked in the World

#14

Saint Lucia

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$13.05

Ranked in the World

#59

$9,571

Ranked in the World

#69

0.72

↓ 1.11%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#106

Extreme Poverty Rate

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4.37%

Ranked in the World

#62

São Tomé and Príncipe

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$4

Ranked in the World

#121

$2,449

Ranked in the World

#129

0.62

↓ 0.16%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#133

Extreme Poverty Rate

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35.45%

Ranked in the World

#26

Senegal

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$4.44

Ranked in the World

#114

$1,606

Ranked in the World

#143

0.51

↓ 0.39%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#165

Extreme Poverty Rate

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27.5%

Ranked in the World

#32

Serbia

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Median Income

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$13.2

Ranked in the World

#57

$9,215

Ranked in the World

#72

0.8

↓ 0.25%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#65

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.04%

Ranked in the World

#139

Seychelles

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$19.5

Ranked in the World

#42

$13,307

Ranked in the World

#57

0.79

↓ 1.01%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#72

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.4%

Ranked in the World

#107

Sierra Leone

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$2.96

Ranked in the World

#142

Ranked in the World

#172

0.48

↑ 0.42%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#176

Extreme Poverty Rate

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40.06%

Ranked in the World

#21

Slovakia

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$24.76

Ranked in the World

#36

$21,088

Ranked in the World

#42

0.85

↓ 1.05%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#46

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.17%

Ranked in the World

#128

Slovenia

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Median Income

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$39.5

Ranked in the World

#24

$29,201

Ranked in the World

#33

0.92

↑ 0.55%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#24

Solomon Islands

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Median Income

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$3.1

Ranked in the World

#139

$2,337

Ranked in the World

#131

0.56

↓ 0.18%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#150

Extreme Poverty Rate

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22.94%

Ranked in the World

#34

Somalia

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Median Income

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$1.52

Ranked in the World

#158

Ranked in the World

#176

Extreme Poverty Rate

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68.66%

Ranked in the World

#6

South Africa

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$4.76

Ranked in the World

#112

$6,994

Ranked in the World

#84

0.71

↓ 1.93%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#108

Extreme Poverty Rate

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19.67%

Ranked in the World

#40

South Korea

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$37.62

Ranked in the World

#26

$34,758

Ranked in the World

#28

0.93

↑ 0.33%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#20

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.23%

Ranked in the World

#122

South Sudan

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Median Income

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$1.52

Ranked in the World

#159

0.39

↓ 0.26%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#186

Extreme Poverty Rate

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80.71%

Ranked in the World

#1

Spain

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$40.29

Ranked in the World

#23

$30,116

Ranked in the World

#32

0.91

↑ 0.67%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#28

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.88%

Ranked in the World

#92

The median income in Spain is $32.24 per day, ranking the country twenty-sixth in terms of the highest median income in the world. This figure has increased slightly over the past few years, making it easier for people to make a living and improve their quality of life. However, Spain's median income is still lower than other European countries, particularly nations like Norway, Luxembourg, and Switzerland.

Sri Lanka

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$6.59

Ranked in the World

#97

$3,815

Ranked in the World

#113

0.78

↑ 0.26%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#73

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.57%

Ranked in the World

#103

Sudan

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Median Income

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$3.66

Ranked in the World

#128

Ranked in the World

#165

0.51

↓ 0.39%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#167

Extreme Poverty Rate

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13.62%

Ranked in the World

#49

Suriname

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Median Income

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$8.14

Ranked in the World

#83

$4,836

Ranked in the World

#99

0.73

↓ 1.75%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#99

Sweden

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$50.57

Ranked in the World

#15

$60,239

Ranked in the World

#11

0.95

↑ 0.53%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#7

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.69%

Ranked in the World

#98

The median income in Sweden is $48.82 per day, the tenth-highest median income in the world. This level of disposable income allows Swedes to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle and invest in a wide variety of leisure activities. The country also spends more per capita than any other nation on programs such as childcare, healthcare, immigration, and social welfare benefits. This high degree of government spending helps to ensure that most citizens are able to benefit from a robust economy and access quality services.

Switzerland

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$64.35

Ranked in the World

#5

$93,457

Ranked in the World

#4

0.96

↑ 0.63%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#1

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.03%

Ranked in the World

#141

The median income in Switzerland is $58.08 per day, the fourth-highest median income in the world. This implies that the majority of people in Switzerland are able to secure a comfortable lifestyle, with many having access to basic necessities and luxuries alike. Additionally, the salary gap between men and women has been narrowing over the years, with both genders receiving similar wages for similar occupations. These factors contribute to Switzerland being one of the wealthiest countries in the world.

Syria

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$6.95

Ranked in the World

#92

0.58

- 0%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#146

Extreme Poverty Rate

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34.57%

Ranked in the World

#27

Taiwan

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Median Income

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$38.27

Ranked in the World

#25

Tajikistan

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Median Income

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$5.33

Ranked in the World

#105

Ranked in the World

#160

0.69

↑ 3.16%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#120

Extreme Poverty Rate

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2.21%

Ranked in the World

#73

Tanzania

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Median Income

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$2.33

Ranked in the World

#150

$1,136

Ranked in the World

#154

0.55

↑ 0.18%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#155

Extreme Poverty Rate

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47.72%

Ranked in the World

#16

Thailand

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Median Income

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$12.89

Ranked in the World

#60

$7,233

Ranked in the World

#83

0.8

↓ 0.25%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#66

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.08%

Ranked in the World

#136

The Gambia

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Median Income

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$3.95

Ranked in the World

#122

Ranked in the World

#162

0.5

↓ 0.2%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#169

Extreme Poverty Rate

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7.98%

Ranked in the World

#54

Togo

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Median Income

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$3.21

Ranked in the World

#135

Ranked in the World

#156

0.54

↑ 0.75%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#157

Extreme Poverty Rate

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45.29%

Ranked in the World

#17

Trinidad and Tobago

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Median Income

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$10.17

Ranked in the World

#73

$15,243

Ranked in the World

#53

0.81

↓ 0.98%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#57

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.28%

Ranked in the World

#114

Tunisia

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$11.38

Ranked in the World

#66

$3,924

Ranked in the World

#111

0.73

↓ 0.81%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#97

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.22%

Ranked in the World

#123

Turkey

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$16.18

Ranked in the World

#50

$9,587

Ranked in the World

#68

0.84

↑ 0.6%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#49

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.36%

Ranked in the World

#108

The median income in Turkey is $14.29 per day, ranking the country fifty-third in terms of the highest median income in the world. Turkey's median income has steadily increased over time due to increased economic growth and efforts by the government to reduce poverty levels. To this end, recent initiatives have included social welfare programs that aim to provide access to education and healthcare services while also providing grants and subsidies to those with lower incomes.

Turkmenistan

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$2.4

Ranked in the World

#149

0.75

↑ 0.54%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#93

Extreme Poverty Rate

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1.75%

Ranked in the World

#78

Uganda

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Median Income

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$2.47

Ranked in the World

#148

Ranked in the World

#161

0.53

↑ 0.19%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#162

Extreme Poverty Rate

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38.02%

Ranked in the World

#25

Ukraine

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$12.6

Ranked in the World

#62

$4,836

Ranked in the World

#100

0.77

↓ 0.26%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#77

The median income in Ukraine is $13.26 per day, ranking the country fifty-sixth in terms of the highest median income in the world. This income is key to providing basic needs for many Ukrainians, such as food, shelter, clothing, medical care, and education. In some cases, there are benefits made available to those earning below a certain amount that can help them get by on their limited incomes. However, this figure has recently decreased due to inflation and the war.

United Arab Emirates

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$65.14

Ranked in the World

#3

0.91

↓ 0.11%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#26

United Kingdom

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$45

Ranked in the World

#18

$47,334

Ranked in the World

#22

0.93

↑ 0.54%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#18

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.3%

Ranked in the World

#111

United States of America

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$65.04

Ranked in the World

#4

$69,288

Ranked in the World

#7

0.92

↑ 0.11%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#22

Extreme Poverty Rate

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1%

Ranked in the World

#88

Uruguay

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$20.38

Ranked in the World

#41

$17,021

Ranked in the World

#50

0.81

↓ 1.46%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#59

Extreme Poverty Rate

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0.1%

Ranked in the World

#134

Uzbekistan

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Median Income

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$1.23

Ranked in the World

#161

$1,983

Ranked in the World

#138

0.73

↑ 0.69%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#100

Extreme Poverty Rate

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10.68%

Ranked in the World

#52

Vanuatu

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Median Income

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$4.67

Ranked in the World

#113

$3,127

Ranked in the World

#122

0.61

↓ 0.16%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#137

Extreme Poverty Rate

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14.16%

Ranked in the World

#48

Venezuela

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$8.49

Ranked in the World

#81

0.69

↓ 0.58%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#118

Vietnam

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$10.92

Ranked in the World

#67

$3,694

Ranked in the World

#115

0.7

↓ 0.99%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#113

Extreme Poverty Rate

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1.35%

Ranked in the World

#82

Yemen

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$3.44

Ranked in the World

#131

Ranked in the World

#167

0.46

↓ 1.09%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#178

Extreme Poverty Rate

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54.69%

Ranked in the World

#12

Zambia

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