China’s Casino City Macau will have highest per capita GDP in 2020

The IMF’s World Economic Outlook Update predicts Macau will behave the world’s highest per capita GDP of US$143,116 in 2020. Qatar will be second with US$139,151.

Qatar has a population of 2.5 million. Macau has a population of 650,000. Macau should have 750,000 in 2025.

The GDP of Macau would be about $95 billion in 2020.

This year the IMF ranked ­Macau, with a US$122,489 per capita GDP, second behind Qatar, for which it said the equivalent ­figure was US$128,702. Singapore was ranked fourth with US$98,014, just behind Luxembourg with US$110,870 while Hong Kong took 10th place with a per capita GDP of US$64,533.