|untry||Population and population density||Income category||GDP Growth rate||GDP per capita||Income Distribution
|Economic system||Political system||HDI||Literacy rate|
32.19 per sq. km
|High income: OECD||2.4||$ 17.42 trillion||0.50||Capitalism||Constitution-based federal republic||0.914||High|
148.34 per. Sq. km
|High income: non OECD||6.2||$ 211.8 billion||0.56||Socialism||Emirate||0.37||Relatively high|
7197.11 per sq. km
|High income: non OECD||2.9||$ 307.9 billion||0.61||Capitalism||Parliamentary republic||0.901||High|
3.43 per sq. km
|High income: OECD||2.5||$ 1.787 trillion||0.438||Capitalism||Federation||0.902||High|
|Lower middle income||5.3||$ 60.94 billion||0.31||Capitalism||Republic||0.535||Middle|
40.98 per sq. km
|Upper middle income||1.5||$ 349.8 billion||0.66||Capitalism||Republic||0.658||Relatively high|
139.54 per sq. km
|Upper middle income||7.4||$ 10.36 trillion||0.61||Communism||Communist state||0.891||High|
22.72 per sq. km
|Upper middle income||0.1||$ 2.346 trillion||0.51||Capitalism||Federal republic||0.744||Middle|
530.92 per. Sq. km
|High income: non OECD||$ 1.900 billion||0.49||Capitalism||Republic||Relatively high|
188.49 per sq. km
|High income: OECD||1.9||$ 685.4 billion||0.53||Capitalism||Federal republic||0.914||High|
The economy and social nature of USA is what many will term as liberal with the country being considered as the best economy in the world. With one of the highest GDP, the economy, since the 2008 world economic crisis, has been improving consistently. The socio-economic condition of Qatar is considered be in a stable condition with the World Bank categorizing it as one of the freest economy in the work at 32nd position. With vas natural resources endowments (gas and oil), the economy is currently booming.
The country also enjoys higher standards of living with majority of the populace living above the poverty line. However, rigid cultural regulations inhibits the development of the nation to some extent. As of 1960s, the economy of Singapore was extremely down and was largely a third world country. However, the country, with the help of a vibrant and visionary leadership, invested more on the technology and is currently considered a world economic power. With no notable resource endowment, Singapore is arguably a global technological hub.
Kenya, on the other hand, a lower middle income economy, according to the 2014 World Bank report, is an economic hub in East and Central Africa. Being strategically placed, the country is considered as a gate way to central and Southern states in Africa and is currently facing one of the highest growth rates in the world. China, a largely communist country with one of the highest population in the world is considered the fastest growing economy globally. With an ever-increasing population, the country is considered an upper middle income state. Increased involvement in international affairs and technological advancements makes the country a force to reckon with in world stage. Brazil, a country strategically placed in the Latin America has since growth both in economic sense and on a number of social aspects. San Marino, one of the world’s smallest countries with a population of approximately 30, 000 populace has a relatively stable economy. Switzerland is actually high-income country with one of the highest growth rates in the world.
Gwartney, James, Robert Lawson, and Seth Norton. Economic freedom of the world 2008 annual report. The Fraser Institute, 2008.