Special Report

25 Richest Countries in the World

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5. United Arab Emirates
> GNI per capita: $74,410
> 2017 GDP: $694.47 billion (31st out of 185 countries)
> Population (2005): 10.14 million
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 77.3 years

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4. Kuwait
> GNI per capita: $83,310
> 2017 GDP: $297.59 billion (55th out of 185 countries)
> Population (2016): 4.41 million
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 74.7 years

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3. Brunei Darussalam
> GNI per capita: $83,760
> 2017 GDP: $33.80 billion (123rd out of 185 countries)
> Population (2016): 430,000
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 77.2 years

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2. Singapore
> GNI per capita: $90,570
> 2017 GDP: $527.02 billion (38th out of 185 countries)
> Population (2017): 5.61 million
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 82.8 years

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1. Qatar
> GNI per capita: $128,060
> 2017 GDP: $338.82 billion (49th out of 185 countries)
> Population (2017): 2.74 million
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 78.2 years

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