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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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.
It appears that when Americans believe their per-capita income is growing, there are relatively few negative feelings toward recent immigrants.
Latin America per-capita income fell to 11% between 1980 and 1999 after growing by 79% between 1960 and 1979.
The international community looks at per-capita income, and says, 'These guys are rich, and they live in paradise.