Richest Research Sources

1. GDP Statistics by Country
International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook database

2. Latest Global Trade Statistics
World's Top Exports (WTEx)

3. Trade Partners by Country
CIA World Factbook

4. USA Trade Goods by Country
Census Bureau Foreign Trade Statistics
Richest European Countries

  5. Germany: $3.842 trillion (up 2.5%)
  6. Russia: $3.474 trillion (down -2.9%)
  9. United Kingdom: $2.660 trillion (up 3.5%)
10. France: $2.647 trillion (up 2.2%)
12. Italy: $2.174 trillion (up 1.8%)
15. Spain: $1.636 trillion (up 4.1%)
17. Turkey: $1.576 trillion (up 4.1%)
23. Poland: $1.003 trillion (up 4.5%)
27. Netherlands: $831.4 billion (up 2.8%)
37. Belgium: $494.6 billion (up 2.3%)
39. Switzerland: $482.7 billion (up 2%)
Richest Asian Countries (with world ranking)

  1. China: US$19.510 trillion (up 7.9% from 2014)
  3. India: $8.027 trillion (up 8.3%)
  4. Japan: $4.842 trillion (up 1.6%)
  8. Indonesia: $2.839 trillion (up 5.7%)
13. South Korea: $1.849 trillion (up 3.7%)
20. Taiwan: $1.114 trillion (up 3.2%)
21. Thailand: $1.107 trillion (up 3.5%)
26. Pakistan: $930.8 billion (up 5.3%)
28. Malaysia: $813.5 billion (up 5.7%)
29. Philippines: $742.3 billion (up 7%)
33. Bangladesh: $577 billion (up 7.5%)
Richest South American Countries

  7. Brazil: $3.208 trillion (down -2.1%)
25. Argentina: $964.3 billion (up 1.4%)
31. Colombia: $665 billion (up 3.5%)
38. Venezuela: $491.6 billion (down -9.1%)
43. Chile: $424.3 billion (up 3.3%)
47. Peru: $385.4 billion (up 3.4%)
65. Ecuador: $181.8 billion (up 0.4%)
91. Uruguay: $74.2 billion (up 3.5%)
93. Bolivia: $73.9 billion (up 5.1%)
101. Paraguay: $60.8 billion (up 4%)
Richest African Countries

22. Nigeria: $1.105 trillion (up 5%)
24. Egypt: $996 billion (up 5.2%)
30. South Africa: $724 billion (up 2.4%)
34. Algeria: $570.6 billion (up 4%)
56. Morocco: $274.5 billion (up 5.9%)
64. Angola: $185.2 billion (up 4.5%)
72. Ethiopia: $159.2 billion (up 9.7%)
74. Kenya: $143.1 billion (up 7.5%)
75. Tanzania: $138.3 billion (up 7.9%)
77. Tunisia: $127.2 billion (up 2%)
79. Ghana: $113.3 billion (up 4.5%)
81. Libya: $92.9 billion (down -5.2%)
Richest North American Countries

  2. United States: $17.968 trillion (up 3.6%)
11. Mexico: $2.220 trillion (up 3.3%)
16. Canada: $1.628 trillion (up 2%)
Richest Oceania Countries

19. Australia: $1.137 trillion (up 3.4%)
70. New Zealand: $166 billion (up 3.2%)
Richest Middle Eastern Countries

14. Saudi Arabia: $1.681 trillion (up 4.4%)
18. Iran: $1.382 trillion (up 1.8%)
32. UAE: $641.9 billion (up 4%)
36. Iraq: $531.4 billion (up 1%)
54. Israel: $281.8 billion (up 3.5%)
GDP per capita based on population size.
International Monetary Fund statistics at October 2015
October 2015: China extends lead, India surges again but Russia and Brazil slip. (Next update April 2016)
Richest Countries by 2015 GDP Per Capita
World's Richest Countries by 2015 GDP
Richest Scandinavian Countries

41. Sweden: $467.5 billion (up 3.8%)
48. Norway: $352.8 billion (up 1.9%)
58. Denmark: $257.1 billion (up 2.6%)
Richest Nordic Countries

62. Finland: $224.7 billion (up 1.4%)
146. Iceland: $15.2 billion (up 5.8%)
Statistics are based on Purchasing Power Parity (PPP), a methodology that factors in living costs and inflation rates. PPP gives a clearer comparison of living standards among the different countries.
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