World Population

Richest Asian Countries

The Qatar is the wealthiest country in Asia in 2023 with per capita GDP of $89,416, followed by Singapore with per capita of $84,500, Israel with per capita of $58,273. There are many small countries are in the richest country ranks, Some countries where the main economy driven by petroleum resources. They are with least populated and well maintained infrastructure with fewer than 10 million people or by dependent on expats.

RankCountryPer Capita 2020Per Capita 2021Per Capita 2022Per Capita 2023 ($)
1Qatar53,79868,62282,88789,416
2Singapore60,72872,79579,42684,500
3Israel44,85052,15255,35958,273
4Macao SAR37,45643,77233,60855,644
5Hong Kong SAR46,44449,86549,70052,132
6United Arab Emirates36,28541,20547,79348,263
7Brunei Darussalam26,46832,57342,93941,713
8Taiwan Province of China28,40533,14335,51336,834
9Kuwait22,68428,66538,12335,255
10Japan39,98139,30134,35835,034
11Korea31,72835,00433,59234,767
12Bahrain23,58626,13628,69229,076
13Saudi Arabia20,08923,50727,94127,009
14Islamic Republic of Iran11,55718,73923,03423,619
15Oman16,64018,96623,54223,193
16Maldives9,88313,53915,09716,440
17Malaysia10,36111,40813,10813,943
18China10,52512,56212,97013,629
19Turkmenistan8,77510,11111,92913,020
20Kazakhstan9,06310,30611,59112,432
21Türkiye8,6129,6549,96110,863

Qatar

Qatar is a country in Western Asia. Qatar population in 2023 is 3.05 million, and per capita income is $89,416. Qatar is the richest country in Asia, its economy dependent on Petroleum and Natural gas, and the world's largest exporters of liquefied natural gas.

Singapore

Singapore is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia. Singapore population in 2023 is 6.40 million, and per capita income is $84,500. Singapore is the second richest country in Asia, its economy dependent on exports that include electronics, chemicals and services, besides banking and tourism.

Israel

Israel is a country in Western Asia. Israel population in 2023 is 9.77 million, and per capita income is $58,273. Israel is the third richest country in Asia, its economy dependent on agricultural and industrial sectors, exports include machinery, equipment, software, chemicals and agricultural products.

Macau

Macau is a city and special administrative region of China. Macau population in 2023 is 0.81 million, and per capita income is $55,644. Macau is the richest city in Asia, its economy dependent on largely based on casino gaming and tourism.

United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates is a country in Western Asia. United Arab Emirates population in 2023 is 10.31 million, and per capita income is $48,263. United Arab Emirates is the fourth richest country in Asia, its economy dependent on businesses, finance, Oil and gas, tourism.

Brunei Darussalam

Brunei is a country located on the north coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. Brunei Darussalam population in 2023 is 0.49 million, and per capita income is $41,713. Brunei is the fifth richest country in Asia, its economy dependent on crude oil and natural gas, account for about 90% of its GDP.

Kuwait

Kuwait is a country in Western Asia. Kuwait population in 2023 is 4.49 million, and per capita income is $35,255. Kuwait is the sixth richest country in Asia, its economy dependent on petroleum based.

Japan

Japan is an island country in East Asia. Japan population in 2023 is 124.57 million, and per capita income is $35,034. Japan is the seventh richest country in Asia, its economy dependent on Electronics, Agriculture, Fishery, Industry, services, Science and technology

South Korea

South Korea is a country in East Asia, part of the Korean Peninsula and shares a land border with North Korea. South Korea population in 2023 is 54.37 million, and per capita income is $34,767. South Korea is the eighth richest country in Asia, its economy dependent on electronics and other manufactured goods.

Bahrain

Bahrain is an island country in Western Asia. Bahrain population in 2023 is 1.54 million, and per capita income is $29,076. Bahrain is the ninth richest country in Asia, its economy dependent on petroleum, banking and financial services sector,

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is a country in Western Asia. Saudi Arabia population in 2023 is 36.65 million, and per capita income is $27,009. Saudi Arabia is the tenth richest country in Asia, its is the largest exporter of petroleum and main economy source besides tourism.

Iran

Iran is a country located in Western Asia borders Iraq and Turkey. Iran population in 2023 is 100.19 million, and per capita income is $23,619. Iran economy dependent on Petroleum, mining, manufacturing and agriculture.

Oman

Oman is an Arab country located in Western Asia, shares land borders with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. Oman population in 2023 is 5.56 million, and per capita income is $23,193. Oman economy dependent on Oil and Gas, Tourism, Manufacturing Industry, Agriculture and Fishing.

Maldives

Maldives is an archipelagic state in South Asia, situated in the Indian Ocean. Maldives population in 2023 is 0.58 million, and per capita income is $16,440. Maldives economy dependent on tourism and fishing.

Malaysia

Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia. Malaysia population in 2023 is 38.26 million, and per capita income is $13,943. Malaysia economy dependent on service sector, industrial sector and the small agricultural sector.

China

China is a country in East Asia. China population in 2023 is 1.41 billion, and per capita income is $13,629. China economy dependent on largest manufacturing economy and exporter of goods.

Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan is a country located in Central Asia. Turkmenistan population in 2023 is 5.63 million, and per capita income is $13,020. Turkmenistan economy dependent on natural gas and substantial oil resources.

Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is located mainly in Central Asia and partly in Eastern Europe. Kazakhstan population in 2023 is 19.55 million, and per capita income is $12,432. Kazakhstan economy dependent on petroleum resources.

Turkey

Turkey is located mainly in Western Asia, with a small portion on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey population in 2023 is 95.98 million, and per capita income is $10,863. Turkey economy dependent on Tourism, Manufacturing industry sector, and mining.

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