What are the Richest Countries in the World?

15. Kuwait 1 of 16

You might be able to guess a few of the richest countries in the world, but a few will really surprise you. Read through this whole list to see the top ranked countries and fun facts about their economies.

The country of Kuwait takes the 15th spot thanks to its rich petroleum resources. The country also has a strong banking system and offers financial services to many different countries. The official currency is the Kuwaiti Dinar, which is the highest valued currency in the world.

GDP Per Capita: $39,874