Asia: Income Growth And Inequality

August 2006
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Aug2006, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p1
Country Report
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The article reports on the real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita in Asia. Base from the data for 14 Asian countries in the period of 1980-2005, Northeast Asian income growth was far higher than in South and Southeast Asia. Hong Kong has the highest GDP per capita while Pakistan falls at the lowest. The increase or decrease of per capita income depends on the factor of economic growth rates and the rate of population.


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