Not only is Norway one of the happiest countries in the world to live in, it is also one of the richest countries in the world.
With a GDP per Capita of $74,882, Norway has the 6th highest GDP as per the IMF data. The economy of Norway is based mainly on oil production and export, coupled with a robust international trade of goods.
9. United Arab Emirates
The UAE is a conglomerate of 7 Arabic states with Dubai being one of the most populous of the lot. The UAE is still controlled by a royal family and they take great pride in the development of the market and economy.
With a GDP per capita of $68,250, this oil-producing nation has left no stone unturned to make the UAE one of the most developed nations in the world
While a few countries were negatively impacted by the reduction in oil prices Kuwait’s economy held strong. Kuwait has invested a large portion of funds to accelerate growth in other areas and the results have been quite impressive.
The GDP per Capita for Kuwait is just shy of $70,000 but the rate at which the economy is growing it won’t be long before they reach the top of the chart
A part of the OECD, the economy of Iceland was boosted due to wise investments and construction growth.
The economy is also helped by the strong employment rates, high salaries for individuals, and strong domestic spending. Iceland has a GDP per capita of About $72,630
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