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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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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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'Fish represents the major source of protein available to most Nigerians, with an estimated per caput fish consumption of 13.3kg in 2013 with the total fisheries production in 2015 estimated at 1,027,000 metric tonnes to which marine catches contributed 36 per cent, inland waters catches 33 per cent and aquaculture 31 per cent.
According to the nation-wide food consumption surveys conducted in Pakistan, the average daily per caput energy intake covered the daily requirements in the periods 1984-85 and 1987-88.