Gross domestic product (GDP) per capita in the United States 2024

The statistic shows the gross domestic product (GDP) per capita in the United States from 1984 to 2018, with projections up until 2024. In 2018, the gross domestic product per capita in the United States amounted to around 62,868 U.S. dollars. Thus, the United States is one of the countries with the largest GDP per capita worldwide. See the U.S. GDP growth rate here and the US GDP for further information. For comparison, per capita GDP in China had reached about 5,523 U.S. dollars in 2011.

Gross domestic product of the United States

The gross domestic product (GDP) of a country is an economic key figure, as it represents the market value of goods and services produced in a country within one year. The United States’ GDP) is increasing consistently, and it is expected to continue growing. On a global scale, the U.S. share of GDP adjusted for Purchasing Power Parity has been in the range of 20 percent over the last few years, give or take a few percentage points. The United States has the largest GDP worldwide, with a significant lead over China, Japan and Germany.

Gross domestic product per capita is annual GDP divided by the average population from the same year, which allows for a GDP calculation per inhabitant of a country. Thus, a country with a high GDP, like the United States, can still have a low GDP per capita. Consequently, if compared to other countries, the United States does not rank among the top ten on this list .

Gross domestic product (GDP) per capita in the United States in current prices from 1984 to 2024

GDP per capita in U.S. dollars
2024*76,252.11
2023*73,953.43
2022*71,760.35
2021*69,643.84
2020*67,426.84
2019*65,111.6
201862,868.92
201759,999.51
201657,901.07
201556,787.46
201455,010.07
201353,061.24
2012 51,556.17
2011 49,825.5
2010 48,402.58
2009 47,007.67
2008 48,283.41
2007 47,869.24
2006 46,213.51
2005 44,025.56
2004 41,629.86
2003 39,411.55
2002 37,971.28
2001 37,101.1
2000 36,317.74
1999 34,494.54
1998 32,833.67
1997 31,440.09
1996 29,946.97
1995 28,671.48
1994 27,674.02
1993 26,364.19
1992 25,392.93
1991 24,302.78
1990 23,847.98
1989 22,814.08
1988 21,376
1987 20,000.97
1986 19,034.77
1985 18,199.32
1984 17,086.44
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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

1984 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* Estimate.

Figures have been rounded for the sake of a better understanding of the statistic.

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