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Tables of distribution of the world GDP and GNI per capita (in US $) per legal systems and their various components

CIVIL LAW MONOSYSTEMS

POLITICAL ENTITIES

GDP (I)
(BILLIONS US $)

GNI per capita (a)
ATLAS METHOD, (US $)

ALBANIA

9.1

2 960

ANGOLA

44

1 980

ARGENTINA

214.1

5 150

ARMENIA

6.4

1 930

ARUBA (NL)

1.9

(b) 21 800

AUSTRIA

322.4

39 590

AZERBAIJAN

20.1

1 850

AZORES (PG)

(II)

(II)

BELARUS

36.9

3 380

BELGIUM

392

38 600

BENIN

4.8

540

BOLIVIA

11.2

1 100

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

11.3

2 980

BRAZIL

1 068

4 730

BULGARIA

31.5

3 990

CAMBODIA

7.2

480

CANARY ISLANDS (SP)

(II)

(II)

CAPE VERDE

1.1

2 130

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

1.5

360

CHILE

145.8

6 980

COLOMBIA

135.8

2 740

COSTA RICA

22.1

4 980

CROATIA

42.7

9 330

CUBA

---

---

CZECH REPUBLIC

141.8

12 680

DENMARK (DK)

275.2

51 700

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

30.6

2 850

ECUADOR

40.8

2 840

EL SALVADOR

18.3

2 540

ESTONIA

16.4

11 410

FAROE ISLANDS (DK)

(II)

(II)

FINLAND

209.4

40 650

FRANCE (FR) (minus FRENCH POLYNESIA and NEW CALEDONIA)

2 230.7

36 550

FRENCH POLYNESIA (FR)

3.4

16 070

GEORGIA

7.6

1 560

GERMANY

2 906.7

36 620

GREECE

245

21 690

GREENLAND (DK)

(II)

(II)

GUATEMALA

35.3

2 640

HAITI

5

480

HONDURAS

9.2

1 200

HUNGARY

112.9

10 950

ICELAND

15.9

50 580

ITAL Y

1 844.7

32 020

KAZAKHSTAN

77.2

3 790

KYRGYZSTAN

2.7

490

LAOS

3.4

500

LATVIA

20.1

8 100

LIECHTENSTEIN

---

---

LITHUANIA

29.8

7 870

LUXEMBOURG

41.4

76 040

MACAU (CN)

14.3

14 010

MACEDONIA (FYROM)

6.2

3 060

MAYOTTE ISLAND (FR)

(II)

(II)

MEXICO

839.2

7 870

MOLDOVA

3.3

1 100

MONACO

---

---

MONTENEGRO

2.3

3 860

NETHERLANDS (NL) (minus ARUBA)

657.6

42 670

NICARAGUA

5.4

1 000

NEW CALEDONIA (FR)

2.7

14 020

NORWAY

311

66 530

PANAMA

17.1

4 890

PARAGUAY

9.1

1 400

PERU

93.3

2 920

POLAND

338.7

8 190

PORTUGAL (PG)

192.4

18 100

ROMANIA

121.6

4 850

RUSSIA

986.9

5 780

SAN MARINO

0.9

---

SERBIA

31.8

3 910

SLOVAKIA

55

9 870

SLOVENIA

37.3

18 870

SPAIN (SP)

1 224

27 570

SWEDEN

384.9

43 580

SWITZERLAND

379.8

57 230

SURINAME

1.6

3 200

TAJIKISTAN

2.8

390

THAILAND

206.2

2 990

TURKEY

402.7

5 400

TURKMENISTAN

10.5

650

UKRAINE

106.1

1 950

URUGUAY

19.3

5 310

UZBEKISTAN

17.2

610

VENEZUELA

181.9

6 070

VIETNAM

60.9

690

AVERAGE GNI per capita

 

12 674

TOTAL GDP

17 577.6

 

% WORLD GDP

36.58%

 

 

COMMON LAW MONOSYSTEMS

POLITICAL ENTITIES

GDP (I)
(BILLIONS US $)

GNI per capita (a)
ATLAS METHOD, (US $)

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

1

11 210

AUSTRALIA (AU)

768.2

35 900

BAHAMAS

5.5

15 800

BARBADOS

3.1

---

BELIZE

1.2

3 650

BERMUDA (UK)

(II)

(II)

CANADA (CD) (minus QUEBEC)

(1) 977.9

36 170

CAYMANS (U-K)

(II)

(II)

DOMINICA

0.3

3 960

FIJI ISLANDS

2.8

3 300

GRENADA

0.5

4 420

GUAM (USA)

(II)

(II)

IRELAND

222.6

45 580

JAMAICA

10.5

3 480

KIRIBATI

0.1

1 230

MAN, ISLE OF (UK)

2.3

28 620

MARSHALL ISLANDS

0.2

3 000

NEW ZEALAND (NZ)

103.9

27 250

PALAU

0.2

7 990

SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS

0.5

8 840

SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRANADINES

0.5

3 930

TONGA

0.2

2 170

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

19.9

13 340

UNITED KINGDOM (UK) (minus SCOTLAND: Civil law/Common law, GUERNSEY and JERSEY: Customary law and ISLE OF MAN)

(2) 2 178.7

40 180

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (USA) (minus LOUISIANA: Civil law/Common law)

(3) 13 033.6 

44 970

VIRGIN ISLANDS (USA)

(II)

(II)

AVERAGE GNI per capita

 

16 428

TOTAL GDP

17 333.7

 

% WORLD GDP

36.07 %

 

 

CUSTOMARY LAW MONOSYSTEMS

POLITICAL ENTITIES

GDP (I)
(BILLIONS US $)

GNI per capita (a)
ATLAS METHOD, (US $)

ANDORRA

(4) 1.8

(c) 38 800

GUERNSEY (UK)

(5) 2.7

(d) 44 600

JERSEY (UK)

(6) 5.1

(e) 58 000

AVERAGE GNI per capita

 

47 133

TOTAL GDP

9.6

 

% WORLD GDP

0.02 %

 

 

MUSLIM LAW MONOSYSTEMS  

POLITICAL ENTITIES

GDP (I)
(BILLIONS US $)

GNI per capita (a)
ATLAS METHOD, (US $)

AFGHANISTAN

8.4

(f) 800

MALDIVES ISLANDS

0.9

2 680

SAUDI ARABIA

309.8

12 510

AVERAGE GNI per capita

 

5 330

TOTAL GDP

319.1

 

% WORLD GDP

0.66 %

 

 

MIXED SYSTEMS OF CIVIL LAW AND COMMON LAW

POLITICAL ENTITIES

GDP (I)
(BILLIONS US $)

GNI per capita (a)
ATLAS METHOD, (US $)

BOTSWANA

10.3

5 900

CYPRUS

15.4

18 430

GUYANA

0.9

1 130

LOUISIANA (USA)

(7) 168.2

(g) 37 378

MALTA

5.6

13 610

MAURITIUS

6.4

5 450

NAMIBIA

6.4

3 230

PHILIPPINES

116.9

1 420

PORTO RICO (ASS. USA)

67.9

10 950

QUEBEC (CD)

(8) 273.6

(h) 36 009

SAINT LUCIA

0.9

5 110

SEYCHELLES

0.7

8 650

SCOTLAND (UK)

(9) 158.5

(i) 31 346

SOUTH AFRICA

255

5 390

AVERAGE GNI per capita

 

13 143

TOTAL GDP

1 086.7

 

% WORLD GDP

2.26 %

 

 

MIXED SYSTEMS OF CIVIL LAW AND CUSTOMARY LAW

POLITICAL ENTITIES

GDP (I)
(BILLIONS US $)

GNI per capita (a)
ATLAS METHOD, (US $)

BURKINA FASO

6.2

460

BURUNDI

0.8

100

CHAD

6.5

480

CHINA (CN) (minus H-K and MACAU)

2 668.1

2 010

CONGO

7.4

950

CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF

8.5

130

COTE D'IVOIRE

17.5

870

ETHIOPIA

13.3

180

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

8.6

8 250

GABON

9.5

5 000

GUINEA

3.3

410

GUINEA-BISSAU

0.3

190

JAPAN

4 340.1

38 410

KOREA, NORTH

---

---

KOREA, SOUTH

888

17 690

MADAGASCAR

5.5

280

MALI

5.9

440

MONGOLIA

2.7

880

MOZAMBIQUE

7.6

340

NIGER

3.5

260

RWANDA

2.5

250

SAO TOMÉ AND PRINCIPE

0.1

780

SENEGAL

8.9

750

SWAZILAND

2.6

2 430

TAIWAN

364.5

17 230

TOGO

2.2

350

AVERAGE GNI per capita

 

3 965

TOTAL GDP

8 384.1

 

% WORLD GDP

17.45 %

 

 

MIXED SYSTEMS OF CIVIL LAW AND MUSLIM LAW

POLITICAL ENTITIES

GDP (I)
(BILLIONS US $)

GNI per capita (a)
ATLAS METHOD, (US $)

ALGERIA

114.7

3 030

COMOROS ISLANDS

0.4

660

EGYPT

107.5

1 350

IRAN

222.9

3 000

IRAQ

12.6

(j) 1 900

LEBANON

22.7

5 490

LIBYA

50.3

7 380

MAURITANIA

2.7

740

MOROCCO

57.3

1 900

PALESTINE

4.1

1 230

SYRIA

34.9

1 570

TUNISIA

30.3

2 970

AVERAGE GNI per capita

 

2 602

TOTAL GDP

660.4

 

% WORLD GDP

1.37 %

 

 

MIXED SYSTEMS OF COMMON LAW AND CUSTOMARY LAW

POLITICAL ENTITIES

GDP (I)
(BILLIONS US $)

GNI per capita (a)
ATLAS METHOD, (US $)

BHUTAN

0.9

1 410

GHANA

12.9

520

HONG KONG (CN)

189.8

28 460

LIBERIA

0.6

140

MALAWI

2.2

170

MICRONESIA

0.2

2 380

MYANMAR

---

---

NEPAL

8.1

290

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

5.7

770

SAMOA

0.4

2 270

SIERRA LEONE

1.4

240

SOLOMON ISLANDS

0.3

680

TANZANIA

12.8

350

UGANDA

9.3

300

ZAMBIA

10.9

630

AVERAGE GNI per capita

 

2 758

TOTAL GDP

255.5

 

% WORLD GDP

0.53 %

 

 

MIXED SYSTEMS OF COMMON LAW AND MUSLIM LAW

POLITICAL ENTITIES

GDP (I)
(BILLIONS US $)

GNI per capita (a)
ATLAS METHOD, (US $)

BANGLADESH

62

480

PAKISTAN

128.8

770

SINGAPORE

132.2

29 320

SUDAN

37.6

810

AVERAGE GNI per capita

 

7 845

TOTAL GDP

360.6

 

% WORLD GDP

0.75 %

 

 

MIXED SYSTEMS OF CIVIL LAW, MUSLIM LAW AND CUSTOMARY LAW

POLITICAL ENTITIES

GDP (I)
(BILLIONS US $)

GNI per capita (a)
ATLAS METHOD, (US $)

DJIBOUTI

0.8

1 060

ERITREA

1.1

200

INDONESIA

364.5

1 420

JORDAN

14.2

2 660

KUWAIT

80.8

30 630

OMAN

24.3

9 070

TIMOR LESTE

0.4

840

AVERAGE GNI per capita

 

6 554

TOTAL GDP

486.1

 

% WORLD GDP

1.01 %

 

 

MIXED SYSTEMS OF COMMON LAW, MUSLIM LAW AND CUSTOMARY LAW

POLITICAL ENTITIES

GDP (I)
(BILLIONS US $)

GNI per capita (a)
ATLAS METHOD, (US $)

BRUNEI

6.4

---

GAMBIA

0.5

310

INDIA

906.3

820

KENYA

21.2

580

MALAYSIA

148.9

5 490

NIGERIA

114.7

640

AVERAGE GNI per capita

 

1 568

TOTAL GDP

1 198

 

% WORLD GDP

2.49 %

 

 

MIXED SYSTEMS OF CIVIL LAW, COMMON LAW AND CUSTOMARY LAW

POLITICAL ENTITIES

GDP (I)
(BILLIONS US $)

GNI per capita (a)
ATLAS METHOD, (US $)

CAMEROUN

18.3

1 080

LESOTHO

1.5

1 030

SRI LANKA

27

1 300

VANUATU

0.4

1 710

ZIMBABWE

5

340

AVERAGE GNI per capita

 

1 092

TOTAL GDP

52.2

 

% WORLD GDP

0.11 %

 

 

MIXED SYSTEMS OF COMMON LAW, CIVIL LAW, MUSLIM LAW AND CUSTOMARY LAW

POLITICAL ENTITIES

GDP (I)
(BILLIONS US $)

GNI per capita (a)
ATLAS METHOD, (US $)

BAHRAIN

12.9

14 370

QATAR

42.5

(k) 29 800

SOMALIA

---

---

YEMEN

19.1

760

AVERAGE GNI per capita

 

14 977

TOTAL GDP

74.5

 

% WORLD GDP

0.15 %

 

 

MIXED SYSTEM OF CIVIL LAW, COMMON LAW, JEWISH LAW AND MUSLIM LAW

POLITICAL ENTITY

GDP (I)
(BILLIONS US $)

GNI per capita (a)
ATLAS METHOD, (US $)

ISRAEL

123.4

18 580

AVERAGE GNI per capita

 

18 580

TOTAL GDP

123.4

 

% WORLD GDP

0.26 %

 

 

MIXED SYSTEM OF MUSLIM LAW AND CUSTOMARY LAW

POLITICAL ENTITY

GDP (I)
(BILLIONS US $)

GNI per capita (a)
ATLAS METHOD, (US $)

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

129.7

23 950

AVERAGE GNI per capita

 

23 950

TOTAL GDP

129.7

 

% WORLD GDP

0.27 %

 

SOURCES:

(I) Except otherwise mentioned by a footnote, the source usually used is « World Bank Key Development Data & Statistics » 2006 (website), occasionally complemented by the other sources indicated in the following footnotes:

  1. 1 251.5 – 273.6 = 977.9
  2. 2 345 - 166.3 = 2 178.7
  3. 13 201.8 – 168.2 = 13 033.6
  4. Pocket World in Figures 2007, The Economist, 2007 Edition
  5. CIA, the World Fact Book 2007 (website)
  6. Op.cit. note (5)
  7. U.S. Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis 2005 (website)
  8. Institut de la Statistique du Québec, le Québec, chiffre en main, Québec 2007 (website)
  9. Scottish Economic Statistics: Introduction (website)
  1. Gross National Income per capita, Atlas Method, Op.cit (1)
  2. CIA, the World Fact Book 2007 PIB per capita (website)
  3. Pocket World in Figures 2007, The Economist, 2007 Edition (PIB per capita)
  4. Op.cit. note (b)
  5. Op.cit. note (b)
  6. Op.cit. note (b)
  7. U.S. Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis 2005 PIB per capita (website)
  8. Institut de la Statistique du Québec, le Québec, chiffre en main, Québec 2007 PIB per capita (website)
  9. Scottish Economic Statistics: Introduction (website)
  10. Op.cit. note (b)
  11. Op.cit. note (b)

(II) Statistics for political entities related to metropolis are, except otherwise mentioned, included in those of the corresponding metropolis.

 

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