25 Richest Countries in Europe – Wealthiest European Countries

Many developed countries lie in Europe. It is the 6th largest continent in the World, consisting of 47 small countries and covered hardly 6.8% of Earth’s land area. Europe has a deep history of innovation, technology, and architecture. Over 500 years of modernisation has changed the continent No.1 in Engineering, Technology, literature, Medical, and Human Development Index (HDI). Many countries in Europe has gained international esteem for its products including engineering, services, technology, and exports.  Germany is one of the richest countries by total income (GDP on PPP) with 3.37 trillion US$. Many countries in Europe are well in per capita income. The below list of 25 countries per capita income mentioned in US$, updated in 2017.

25. Czech Republic

Pizen, Czech republic

Photo by Klaus Leidorf via Flickr

The Czech Republic is located in central Europe, the capital city is Prague. The country population is 10.5 million with density 134 per sq km. It has an area of 78,866 sq km. The total GDP (Nominal) of the country is $189.9 billion.
GDP per capita: US$19,470
Currency: Czech koruna

24. Greece

Oia, Greece

Photo by Yoann JEZEQUEL via Flickr

Greece is located in southeastern Europe with populations of 10.8 million at the density of 82 per sq km. The economy of Greece has weakened due to the financial crisis in 2010 which affected the income of the people in Greece.

GDP per capita: US$21,414
Currency: Euro


Porto, Portugal

Photo by Nailton Barbosa via Flickr

A 43rd richest country in the world by GDP (nominal) with $204.18 billion. The source of income varies from all sectors including Tourism, Science, Technology, Energy, and Telecommunication.

GDP per capita: US$22,122
Currency: Euro

22. Slovenia

Piran, Slovenia

Photo by Been Around via Flickr

A beautiful country situated in central Europe, mostly mountainous. With $65 billion it is 97th place in GDP(PPP). Slovenia benefits from a workforce of the well-education people and infrastructure. The energy, tourism, and transportation are the main sectors where the country’s income flowing.

GDP per capita: US$23,954
Currency: Euro

21. Malta


Photo by Marco M. via Flickr

Malta is one of the small countries in Europe, located in Southern Europe. With an area of 316 sq km and a population of 445,426 at the density of 1410 per sq km making it most densely populated country. The economy of the country growing by Banking, Tourism, Communication, science and technology.

GDP per capita: US$25,222
Currency: Euro

20. Spain

Cazoria, Spain

Photo by Richard McManus via Flickr

Spain is the fourth largest country by area with GDP (nominal) of $1.2 trillion is the 12th richest country in the world by total income of the country.

GDP per capita: US$29,861
Currency: Euro

19. Italy

Capri Town, Italy

Photo by Moyan Brenn via Flickr

Rome, the popular city and is the capital of Italy, and awesome landscapes and best architectures found here. the population of 60.5 million estimates in 2015. It is the 8th richest country by GDP (nominal) $1.848 trillion. Italy is outsourcing infrastructure, science and technology, a main source of revenue.

GDP per capita: US$35,812
Currency: Euro

18. France

Lyon, France

Photo by Jérémy via Flickr

Paris, its capital and very famous tourist place in the world. It has a long history of art, science, and philosophy, and today, one of the notable country in the world. The source of income from Tourism, Energy, Transportation, science and a small part of agriculture products.

GDP per capita: US$42,820
Currency: Euro, CFT franc

17. Andorra

Andorra la Vella

Photo by CESAR VIELBA via Flickr

Andorra is one of the smallest countries by area of 468 sq km in Europe. Its GDP (nominal) is $4.5 billion, around 10 million tourists visits yearly and the tourism accounts for roughly 80% of GDP.

GDP per capita: US$45,033
Currency: Euro

16. United Kingdom

Wales, United Kingdom

Photo by Ross Evans via Flickr

UK has a fifth-largest economy in the world and largest in Europe with GDP of $2.8 trillion and a developed country. The UK is improved in human development, technology, science and economically.

GDP per capita: US$46,461
Currency: Pound sterling

15. Belgium

Gent, Belguim

Photo by Bela Lindtner via Flickr

GDP per capita: US$47,348
Currency: Euro

14. Germany

Bacharach, Germany

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GDP per capita: US$47,966
Currency: Euro

13. Finland

Suomenlinna, Finland

Photo by Karina via Flickr

GDP per capita: US$49,678
Currency: Euro

12. Austria

Pongau, Austria

Photo by dorinser via Flickr

GDP per capita: US$51,296
Currency: Euro

11. Iceland

Reykjavik, Iceland

Photo by Avar Guomundsson via Flickr

GDP per capita: US$52,048
Currency: Icelandic krona

10. Netherlands

Goes, Netherland

Photo by Frans Sellies via Flickr

GDP per capita: US$52,129
Currency: Euro

9. Ireland

Dublin, Ireland

Photo by Thomas Mulchi via Flickr

GDP per capita: US$53,648
Currency: Euro

8. Sweden

Helsingborg, Sweden

Photo by Werner Bohm via Flickr

GDP per capita: US$55,245
Currency: Swedish krona

7. Denmark

Source: cnn.com

GDP per capita: US$58,856
Currency: Danish krone

6. San Marino

Source: passports.com

GDP per capita: US$62,188
Currency: Euro

5. Switzerland

Source: idiva.com

Switzerland, a country of awesome landscapes, lakes, mountainous ranges, is located in central Europe. Top tourist destination, millions of people’s visit Switzerland annually. The highest watch producer in the world. Banking, Technology and Engineering are the main sources of income.

GDP per capita: US$85,374
Currency: Swiss franc

4. Norway

Source: pointsandtravel.com

Noway, mostly lies on the coastal and beautiful landscapes everywhere. Norway has an extensive reserve of minerals, natural gas, petroleum, seafood, and hydropower. Norway primary income from its reserves including natural gas and oil.

GDP per capita: US$97,226
Currency: Norwegian krone

3. Luxembourg


Source: visitluxembourg.com

Luxembourg is located in western Europe, a third richest country in Europe by per Capita on GDP (nominal). It has an advanced technology and fair economy. The government supports business start-ups including all areas.

GDP per capita: US$116,560
Currency: Euro

2. Liechtenstein


Source: goldencompass.co.uk

Liechtenstein is microstate and the second richest in Europe, covered area of 160 sqr km and population with 37,340 at the density of 227 per sq km. The total income of the country is $5.155 billion (Nominal). Its unemployment rate is lower as 1.5%.

GDP per capita: US$143,000
Currency: Swiss franc

1. Monaco


Source: fassinoimmobiliare.com

Monaco is a microstate and city-state. According to the United Nations, Monaco is the Richest country in Europe and in the world, It is one of the smallest by area (2.2 sq km). Its population is just 37,831 with a density of 18,713 per sqr km in the year 2013. Monaco’s total income $5.424 billion (GDP-Nominal).

GDP per capita: US$168,000
Currency: Euro

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