Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Richest Countries In The World in 2016 and 2017. There are 196 countries in the world today. Some of them are developed countries while others are developing countries. Countries like US, Canada, France are developed ones while India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal are developing ones.
The developed countries have comparatively greater GDP, per capita income than the developing ones that makes the economies stronger. Here is a list of the richest countries of the world 2016. The list has been made on the basis of GDP per capita in U.S. Dollar.
List of the richest countries of the world 2016.
Saudi Arabia has a large role to play with oil and petroleum. After petroleum was discovered in 1938, Saudi Arabia became world’s largest producer as well as the exporter of oil. Saudi Arabia is the only Arab country to be a part of G-20 major economies. It is also sometimes called as “The Land of Holy Mosques”. It has made its place to the world’s 10th richest economy with a per capita income of 56000USD.