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Richest Countries in 1950

Can you name the 20 countries with the highest GDP per capita in 1950?
Last updated: April 07, 2017
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Country
$9,573
United States
$8,939
Switzerland
$8,495
New Zealand
$7,424
Venezuela
$7,218
Australia
$7,047
Canada
$6,738
Sweden
$6,683
Denmark
$5,850
Netherlands
$5,348
Belgium
 
Country
$5,221
France
$4,987
Argentina
$4,969
Norway
$4,281
West Germany
$4,131
Finland
$3,827
Chile
$3,731
Austria
$3,518
Ireland
$3,425
Italy
$2,480
Hungary
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level 65
Apr 8, 2017
Very interesting! I'm wondering why UK is missing. First thought of the war, but there are several war-torn countries here.
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level 58
Apr 8, 2017
Data was not available for every country, the United Kingdom being one. Feel free to read the source above for more information.
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level 68
Apr 10, 2017
Interesting! Did not expect WW2 losers to be on the list.
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level 58
Apr 10, 2017
West Germany was backed by the US, and as history has shown American allies tend to get huge amount of money when they are in a strategic place, such as next to the Iron Curtain. Not sure about Italy, however.