Forbes magazine published an article recently on the richest 15 countries in the world and the surprise was that

on top of this list is the Arab state of Qatar. Qatar topped a list that classifies countries on the basis of per capita gross domestic product, where the annual per capita income in it exceeds 88 Thousand Dollars, according to figures from the International Monetary Fund the world of 2010. Thanks to enormous economic revenues of oil and gas reserves, in comparison with the relatively low population (1.7 million inhabitants), as well as the diversity of investments carried out by the Qatari government from owning stakes in global financial institutions, universities and multinational companies, through the organization of major world events as the 2022 FIFA World Cup. UAE also came in sixth place on the list with an average income of 47,439 dollars, while Kuwait dissolved down to the fifteenth spot with an average annual income of38,775 dollars. It should be noted that these figures do not mean what the person obtain as an annual salary in these countries, it means the amount of his share of the value of goods and services provided by the State in which the person lives if it was divided on the entire population. Here is the countdown of the richest 10 countries in the world according to Forbes: 10- The Netherlands:

with its capital Bern and a population of 7. located in a western Europe.973 dollars the North Sea. 9.Switzerland: Average income per capita: 41. with its a year. a federal republic located in Central Europe.7 million.Average income per capita: 40. bordering capital Amsterdamand population of 16 million people. 8.950 dollars a year.Hong Kong: .

located in East Asia with a population of 7 million people. . is one of the administrative regions of China.860 dollars a year.944 dollars a year.Average income per capita: 45. its capital is Washington DC and has a population of 313 million. 7.The United States: Average income per capita: 46. a federal republic comprising fifty states and is located in North America.

Abu Dhabi as its capital and a population of 8.439 dollars a year.2 million people.United Arab Emirates: Average income per capita: 47. 5. bordering the Persian Gulf. is located east of the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia.Brunei: .6.

its capital is Oslo and has a population of 4.Norway: Average income per capita: 51. and has a population of 388 thousand people.Average income per capita: 48. is located on the northern coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. its capital is Bandar Seri Pkawan. 4.9 million people. 3. located in northern Europe and occupies the western part of the Scandinavian Peninsula.Singapore: .959 dollars a year.333 dollars a year.

Belgium. 1.8 million people. is located on an island in South East Asia.222 dollars a year. . is located in Western Europe between Germany.9 million people.Luxembourg: Average income per capita: 81.466 dollars a year.Average income per capita: 56. the population is 4. it’s located east of the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia. bordering the Persian Gulf. its capital is Doha.Qatar: Average income per capita: 88.694 dollars a year. and has a population of 1. 2. Singapore as its capital.with a population of 502 thousand people. France.