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per cap·i·ta

 (pər kăp′ĭ-tə)
adv. & adj.
1. Per unit of population; per person: In that year, Americans earned $15,304 per capita. Among the states, Connecticut has a high per capita income.
2. Equally to each individual.

[Medieval Latin, by heads : Latin per, per + Latin capita, accusative pl. of caput, head.]
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per capita

(pə ˈkæpɪtə)
adj, adv
(Statistics) of or for each person
[Latin, literally: according to heads]
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per cap•i•ta

(pər ˈkæp ɪ tə)
adj., adv.
by or for each individual person: income per capita.
[1675–85; < Latin: literally, by heads]
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per capita

A Latin phrase meaning according to heads, used to mean for or of each person.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.per capita - per person; "among the states Connecticut has a high per capita income"
proportionate - being in due proportion; "proportionate representation of a minority group"
Adv.1.per capita - per person; "we are spending $5,000 per capita annually for education in this district"
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Translations

per capita

[pəˈkæpɪtə]
A. ADVper cápita
B. CPD per capita consumption Nconsumo m per cápita
the per capita consumption of alcoholel consumo de alcohol per cápita
per capita income Ningresos mpl per cápita
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per capita

[pərˈkæpɪtə]
adj [wage, expenditure, consumption] → per capita, par tête
advper capita, par tête
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per capita

adjPro-Kopf-; per capita incomePro-Kopf-Einkommen nt
advpro Kopf; what is the average wage per capita?wie hoch ist der Durchschnittslohn pro Kopf?
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per capita

[pəˈkæpɪtə] adj & advpro capite (inv)
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References in classic literature ?
The French are said to eat more bread per capita of population than any other people, which is natural, for only they know how to make the stuff palatable.
The country's urban-rural income gap narrowed remarkably, with the ratio of per capita disposable income for urban residents to that of rural residents hitting 2.69 in 2018, 0.64 lower than 1956.
9 litres to 9.2 litres per capita last year, TK wrote.
"If India has to reach the Human Development Index (HDI) level of 0.8, it has to increase its per capita energy consumption by 4 times," the survey said, noting that this will require huge resources.
Ten Member States recorded AIC per capita above the EU average in 2018.
Other regions that had accelerated growths in per capita household spending in 2018 were Central Visayas, 4.
Per capita spending in the first two months of the year dropped to e1/4490.9 from e1/4513.9 the previous year, a 4.5 per cent decrease.
The National Capital Region (NCR) has the highest per capita GRDP at P253,893 nearly three times the national average.
It continued that the self-sufficiency rate of wheat stood at 34.5% in 2017 with an average wheat consumption per capita of 163.9 kg versus 137.8 kg in 2016, an increase of 18.9%.
In dollar terms, Tajikistan's GDP per capita over the past year, taking into account the change in the national currency rate against the US dollar, was $802.
While Bihar once again had the lowest per capita Net State Domestic Product at Rs 38,860 in FY 2017-18 among the among major Indian states at current prices.