Enter the total GDP (US $) and the total population of any country into the calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the GDP per capita.

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- Population Density Calculator
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## GDP Per Capita Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the GDP per capita.

GDP Per Capita = Real GDP / Total Population

To calculate GDP per capita, divide the real GDP by the total population.

Enter the exact population for a more accurate answer, or simply use an estimated population for an estimated GDP per capita.

## GDP Per Capita Definition

A GDP per capita is the amount of GDP per average citizen of a country. It’s an important metric to keep in mind when analyzing countries’ economies, but it’s not the end all be all. For example, if a country has a large GDP due to a large number of rich people, the average GDP per capita will be higher, but for the most part, the people of that country are poorer than that average.

## GDP Per Capita Example

How to calculate GDP Per Capita?

**First, determine the total real GDP.**Calculate or use the calculate linked above to determine the real GDP.

**Next, determine the total population.**In the area being analyzed calculate the total population.

**Finally, calculate the GDP per capita.**Calculate the GDP per capita using the equation above.

## FAQ

**What is GDP per capita?**

GDP per capita is a measure of the total average GDP earned/produced per person of a given area.