Friday, September 14, 2012

The world's 15 richest muslim countries

After a month of prayers and fasting during the holy month of Ramzan (Ramadan), devout Muslims will get back into business and economic activity will pick up across the Islamic world. We look at the world's 15 richest countries in which Islam is the majority religion of the people.

Qatar GDP (PPP) per capita: $ 88,919 (2011)


Kuwait GDP (PPP) per capita: $54,654 (2011)

Brunei GDP (PPP) per capita: $50,506 (2010)

United Arab Emirates GDP (PPP) per capita: $48,222 (2011)

Oman GDP (PPP) per capita: $28,880 (2011)

Saudi Arabia GDP (PPP) per capita: $24,434 (2011)

Bahrain GDP (PPP) per capita: $23, 690 (2011)

Turkey GDP (PPP) per capita: $16,885 (2011)

Libya GDP (PPP) per capita: $16,855 (2009)

Malaysia GDP (PPP) per capita: $15,589 (2011)

Lebanon GDP (PPP) per capita:$14,709 (2011)

Kazakhstan GDP (PPP) per capita:$13,189 (2011)

Iran GDP (PPP) per capita: $11,479 (2009)

Azerbaijan GDP (PPP) per capita: $10,136 (2011)

Tunisia GDP (PPP) per capita: $9,415 (2011)

Note: The list is based on gross domestic product at purchasing power parity per capita, the value of all final goods and services produced within a country in a given year divided by the average (or mid-year) population for the same year. Data refer mostly to the year 2011. World Development Indicators database, World Bank.

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