Wealth and Democracy

Which democratic countries have the largest population? Which democratic countries have the highest gross national income? Which democratic countries have the highest gross national income per head? These questions can be answered by the following graphics.

Top 10 Democracies by Population

Population of Democracies

  1. India (1.2 B)
  2. United States (313.8 M)
  3. Japan (127.3 M)
  4. Mexico (114.9 M)
  5. Germany (81.3 M)
  6. France (65.6 M)
  7. Great Britain (63.0 M)
  8. Italia (61.2 M)
  9. South Korea (48.8 M)
  10. South Africa (48.8 M)

Top 10 Democracies by Gross National Income (in US-$)

Gross National Income of Democracies

  1. United States (15.2 B)
  2. Japan (6.0 B)
  3. Germany (3.6 B)
  4. France (2.8 B)
  5. Great Britain (2.4 B)
  6. Italia (2.1 B)
  7. India (1.8 B)
  8. Canada (1.7 B)
  9. Spain (1.4 B)
  10. Australia (1.3 B)

Top 10 Democracies by Gross National Income per head (in 1000 US-$)

Gross National Income per head of Democracies

  1. Norway (98.8)
  2. Switzerland (82.7)
  3. Luxembourg (76.9)
  4. Denmark (59.7)
  5. Sweden (56.2)
  6. Australia (59.5)
  7. Netherlands (48.2)
  8. Austria (48.1)
  9. Finland (46.9)
  10. Belgium (44.9)