per capita income

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Noun1.per capita income - the total national income divided by the number of people in the nation
income - the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time
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Upper middle-income economies should have a per-capita income of $3,896 to $12,000.
Bangladesh Bank (BB), country's central bank, revised the limits after 13 years considering per-capita income.
A list of countries in these regions that saw at least a reasonable amount of economic growth from 1990 to 2010 contains some whose per-capita income grew faster than that of the United States over the period--the Asian "tigers" of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan--as well as some whose income grew in absolute terms, but not faster than U.S.
It appears that when Americans believe their per-capita income is growing, there are relatively few negative feelings toward recent immigrants.
Sachs, an adviser to United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, is back with the goal of ridding the world of extreme poverty, defined as per-capita income of less than US$1 per day, within 25 years.
China's per-capita income on a purchasing power parity basis is already twice India's, and the math of compound growth rates is inescapable.
For 52 wealthier countries (in which per-capita income is more than US$10,500), the researchers assumed that fewer than 5% of the population depended on household solid fuels.
Indeed, one major UN climate extrapolation assumes that per-capita income in Algeria, Libya and North Korea will overtake the U.S.
Consider Figure 1, on which the horizontal axis is real per-capita income in 1990 and the vertical axis is the rate of high-school enrollment in 1990.
As a result, Cuba's 2001 GDP came to $27.3 billion, translating into per-capita income of $2,429--up from the $26.5 billion and $2,363 reported in 2000.
At the White Earth Reservation in north western Minnesota, where the average per-capita income is $4,917, barely 10 percent of the land is Native-owned, according to the reservation's website.
Per-capita income in households headed by persons aged 65 or older averaged 2,126,000 yen, compared with 1,995,000 yen for families led by persons aged 40 to 49 and 1,825,000 yen for those led by people aged 30 to 39 years old.