50 of the Richest Countries in the World- The USA is NOT #1!

By Shannon

Ever wonder which countries are the wealthiest in the world? This data was taken from Global Finance Magazine. They based the wealth of a country on the GDP, or “Gross Domestic Product”. This is the amount of goods and services that are provided within a country that are generating income. Here at SelfMade, we have also gone through each of these countries to talk about why each of them is so rich, and what the quality of life is like, as well as their GDP.

The Blue Mosque at Shah Alam in Malaysia. Credit: Shutterstock

50. Malaysia

Its number one export are “integrated circuits”, which are microchips used in computers. If you go to visit, they have beautiful beaches, national parks, and great food.

GDP: GDP: 32,455