|World unchanged (per capita $ incomes ranked in 2019)|
And looking back to the 1980s, the rich economies have a subset of very rich which is also little changed (now measure above $50,000 per capita incomes). Above, the yellow highlighted are large rich economies and the green are smaller rich economies measured by population (Although below you will find Switzerland in the top 20 largest economies measured by size despite having a smaller relative headcount and generally reflecting the resilience and depth of her economy).
|Heavyweight Champions (Nominal $ GDP in Billions ranked in 2019)|
One thing is clear, that to be rich and big, one must not just have a sizable population but one that is occupied in high-productivity and rewarding enterprises that are nurtured by a sound combination of private and public enterprises. Finally, the below figures ranks the upper-middle income economies, with similar demarcation by yellow and green indicating large and small economies. Quite possibly by 2025, Taiwan and Saudi Arabia could be considered into the Rich large economies group alongside then mature entrant Korea.
|Middleweight Risers (per capita $ incomes ranked in 2019)|