GDP per capita: How rich countries are and why Dutch pay 5 times less than US citizens for wireless

14 Aug

I just wanted to learn a bit about the GDP of countries and how they compared to each other. Belgium seems to rank 10th worldwide and in EU:

GDP per Capita – Belgium Compared to Continent

List of countries by GDP (nominal) per capita

Another interesting data point was a piece of news from Ars Technica: Americans pay 5 times more than the Dutch for wireless. “A new OECD survey highlights the massive disparity in wireless service costs across countries. Americans pay significantly more than their counterparts in Sweden and the Netherlands for mobile broadband.”

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Posted by on August 14, 2009 in Ekonomi-Politik


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