Median Income By Country 2021

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The median income is a number that falls in the middle of the nation’s income distribution. In other words, half of the nation’s adult residents have disposable income higher than this number, while the other half has disposable income that falls below this number.

In this article, we’ll explore the median income around the world. According to 2013 data from Gallup, the median household income worldwide is $9,733. Countries with the lowest median income include Libera, Burundi, Mali, Benin, Togo, Sierra Leone, and Madagascar. This data is based on self-reported data that was gathered between 2006 and 2012.

The countries with the highest median incomes are:

  1. Luxembourg - $52,493
  2. Norway - $51,489
  3. Sweden - $50,514
  4. Australia- $46,555
  5. Denmark - $44,360
  6. United States - $43,585
  7. Canada - $41,280
  8. South Korea - $40,861
  9. Kuwait - $40,854
  10. Netherlands - $39,584

Below are the median household incomes and median per-capita incomes from the Gallup poll.

Median Income By Country 2021

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Median Income By Country 2021

* Data aggregated from 2006–2012 based on at least 2,000 interviews.
Country Median Household Income Median per-capita Income Median Annual Income 2021 Population
Luxembourg$52,493$18,418$73,910634,814
Norway$51,489$19,308$82,5005,465,630
Sweden$50,514$18,632$55,84010,160,169
Australia$46,555$15,026$54,91025,788,215
Denmark$44,360$18,262$63,2405,813,298
United States$43,585$15,480$65,760332,915,073
Canada$41,280$15,181$46,37038,067,903
South Korea$40,861$11,950$33,72051,305,186
Kuwait$40,854$7,4874,328,550
Netherlands$38,584$14,450$53,20017,173,099
New Zealand$35,562$12,147$42,6704,860,643
Hong Kong$35,443$9,705$50,8407,552,810
Austria$34,911$12,284$51,3009,043,070
Japan$33,822$10,840$41,690126,050,804
Germany$33,333$14,098$48,52083,900,473
Taiwan$32,762$6,88223,855,010
Singapore$32,360$7,345$59,5905,896,686
United Kingdom$31,617$12,399$42,37068,207,116
France$31,112$12,445$42,40065,426,179
Israel$30,364$7,847$43,2908,789,774
Belgium$26,703$10,189$47,35011,632,326
Qatar$26,555$5,1172,930,528
Slovenia$25,969$8,6562,078,724
Ireland$25,085$8,048$62,2104,982,907
Saudi Arabia$24,980$4,762$22,85035,340,683
Bahrain$24,693$4,7781,748,296
Finland$24,615$15,725$49,5805,548,360
Czech Republic$22,913$7,82110,724,555
Spain$21,959$7,284$30,39046,745,216
Malta$21,141$6,869442,784
Italy$20,085$6,874$34,46060,367,477
Cyprus$18,242$4,9321,215,584
Greece$17,777$6,086$20,32010,370,744
Slovakia$17,415$5,4555,460,721
Croatia$16,231$5,177$14,9104,081,651
Portugal$16,186$5,519$23,08010,167,925
Poland$15,338$4,578$15,20037,797,005
Belarus$15,085$5,236$6,2809,442,862
Argentina$14,432$4,109$11,20045,605,826
Lebanon$13,004$2,9606,769,146
Estonia$12,577$5,0311,325,185
Hungary$12,445$4,493$16,1409,634,164
Lithuania$12,375$4,7192,689,862
Iran$12,046$3,115$5,42085,028,759
Russia$11,724$4,129$11,260145,912,025
Mexico$11,680$2,900$9,430130,262,216
Montenegro$11,519$3,123628,053
Azerbaijan$11,446$2,43010,223,342
Venezuela$11,299$2,328$13,08028,704,954
Malaysia$11,207$2,267$11,20032,776,194
Ukraine$11,074$3,876$3,37043,466,819
Latvia$10,461$4,0001,866,942
Tunisia$8,966$1,64611,935,766
Turkey$8,955$2,538$9,61085,042,738
Costa Rica$8,929$2,032$11,7005,139,052
Serbia$8,921$3,020$7,0208,697,550
Bulgaria$8,487$2,829$9,4106,896,663
Panama$8,356$2,0114,381,579
Jordan$8,276$1,55010,269,021
Syria$8,193$1,43118,275,702
Chile$8,098$2,040$15,01019,212,361
Uruguay$7,949$2,4883,485,151
Romania$7,922$2,618$12,63019,127,774
Algeria$7,849$1,39244,616,624
Brazil$7,522$2,247$9,130213,993,437
Kazakhstan$7,492$1,95818,994,962
Bosnia And Herzegovina$7,383$2,5533,263,466
Albania$7,314$1,902$5,2402,872,933
Thailand$7,029$1,795$7,26069,950,850
Ecuador$6,858$1,682$6,08017,888,475
Mauritania$6,679$7784,775,119
Morocco$6,634$1,135$3,19037,344,795
Colombia$6,544$1,534$6,51051,265,844
Nicaragua$6,488$1,1736,702,385
Bolivia$6,399$1,403$3,53011,832,940
Libya$6,398$1,0126,958,532
Dominican Republic$6,302$1,62310,953,703
China$6,180$1,786$10,4101,444,216,107
Paraguay$6,179$1,2927,219,638
Mongolia$5,922$1,4403,329,289
South Africa$5,217$1,217$6,04060,041,994
Peru$5,161$1,077$6,74033,359,418
Tajikistan$5,137$7139,749,627
Iraq$4,917$61741,179,350
Honduras$4,848$82110,062,991
El Salvador$4,828$1,1146,518,499
Vietnam$4,783$1,124$2,54098,168,833
Guatemala$4,516$89818,249,860
Moldova$4,158$1,3294,024,019
Afghanistan$4,121$378$54039,835,428
Pakistan$4,060$480$1,530225,199,937
Kyrgyzstan$4,034$8286,628,356
Comoros$3,912$598888,451
Senegal$3,897$40217,196,301
Armenia$3,865$9262,968,127
Sudan$3,640$579$59044,909,353
Botswana$3,603$7402,397,241
Angola$3,534$72033,933,610
Laos$3,379$615$2,5707,379,358
Sri Lanka$3,242$71921,497,310
Yemen$3,178$40030,490,640
India$3,168$616$2,1301,393,409,038
Egypt$3,111$623$2,690104,258,327
Bangladesh$2,819$567$1,940166,303,498
Haiti$2,735$62711,541,685
Nepal$2,718$51929,674,920
Niger$2,708$30725,130,817
Nigeria$2,667$493$2,030211,400,708
Georgia$2,591$7343,979,765
Philippines$2,401$478$3,850111,046,913
Chad$2,394$33816,914,985
Sierra Leone$2,330$2338,141,343
Cambodia$2,308$451$1,48016,946,438
Indonesia$2,199$541$4,050276,361,783
Tanzania$2,154$38461,498,437
Republic Of The Congo$2,106$4165,657,013
Cameroon$2,075$403$1,50027,224,265
Ghana$2,050$4731,732,129
Dr Congo$1,988$308$52092,377,993
Mali$1,983$16520,855,735
Kenya$1,870$402$1,75054,985,698
Uganda$1,775$29647,123,531
Burkina Faso$1,530$16821,497,096
Benin$1,502$23712,451,040
Zambia$1,501$28718,920,651
Rwanda$1,101$23513,276,513
Madagascar$1,013$20528,427,328
Liberia$781$1185,180,203
Burundi$673$12912,255,433
Togo$571$2798,478,250
Liechtenstein$116,43038,250
Monaco$186,08039,511
Bermuda$106,14062,090
Iceland$72,850343,353
Equatorial Guinea$6,4601,449,896
Switzerland$85,5008,715,494
United Arab Emirates$43,4709,991,089
Ethiopia$850117,876,227

Median Income By Country 2021