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  Per Capita Income   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
SITUATION: Per capita income is the total personal income of the residents of an area divided by the resident population of that area.
Per capita income serves as an indicator of the quality of consumer markets and the economic well-being of the residents of an area.
For example, an area's per capita income can be influenced by the number of persons under the age of 16 and over the age of 65.
www.fcs.uga.edu /hace/caa/pci.html   (350 words)

 The Fallacy of 'Per Capita Income' - the HERETIC
'per capita incomes' may have the effect of allowing a significant proportion of the population to think that the stated (local) high 'per capita income' is an amount that may be aspired to as it is already a local reality - albeit applicable to only a small sector of the local population.
Of course, to realise this, the respective populations have to be in possession of significant ‘per capita' and 'per individual' intelligence.
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 Rise in per capita income can be misleading -DAWN - Business; 19 April, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Per capita income is the average of the income between the very rich and the very poor and those in the middle.
It is the average income of the Dawood family and its employees, of the Saigol family and its workers in numerous factories and of the Dewan Farooq family and its workers.
The improving per capita income, economic growth and rising foreign exchange reserve has given rise to the protest not enough is being spent on education and public health.
www.dawn.com /2004/04/19/ebr1.htm   (1294 words)

 County Personal Income-June 2, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Per capita personal income is a measure of the average income for a selected geographic unit.
While total personal income is often used to measure the size of a county's economy, per capita personal income is used as an indicator of the economic welfare of a county's residents.
Per capita personal income is the annual tottal personal income of residents divided by the resident population as of July 1.
www.dor.state.wi.us /ra/coperinc.html   (609 words)

 Alabama's Income: Past and Present
Income in Alabama’s 17 poorest counties fell below 65 percent of U.S. per capita income in 1999.
Per capita income averaged $15,420 in Alabama’s six poorest counties in 1999, just 57.1 percent of the $27,002 average for the six wealthiest.
Alabama’s 22 MSA counties averaged per capita incomes of $24,482 in 1999, or 106.6 percent of the Alabama average of $22,972.
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 Per capita income - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as there total personal income, divided by the total population.
Per capita income is usually reported in units of currency per year.
Data on per capita income based on a country's total personal income are rarely available.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Per_capita_income   (400 words)

 Per Capita Income Drops But Consumption Goes Up
Per capita income means division of the nation's revenues versus total population and indicates the average share of each Iranian from that revenue and in order to calculate the family income one should multiply that figure to the number of family members.
But with the nominal rise of income, families have been deceived, and the people employ this superficial rise of income to buy luxury commodities assuming that their real income has increased and with this illusion they have changed their consumption pattern to the benefit of manufacturers of household utensils.
Probably one reason for reduction of per capita consumption of meat and fruit in the community compared to the pre-revolution era is that the medium class which forms a considerable part of the community gives much weight to outward appearance and luxury.
www.irvl.net /per_capita_income.htm   (1871 words)

 What pushed up our per capita income -DAWN - Business; 26 July, 2004
Even in the Economic Survey, 2002-03, the country's per capita income was reported as $419 for 2001-02 and 2002-03 have been shown as $503 and $582 respectively, while per capita income for 2003-04 has gone up further to $652.
Per capita income in terms of US dollar had, also, accordingly gone up to $526 for 1999-2000 compared to $441 according to the old base.
Net factor income from abroad: Another factor that had significantly attributed towards improvement in our per capita income was the net factor income from abroad, which had turned favourable during the last three years.
www.dawn.com /2004/07/26/ebr6.htm   (1357 words)

 MacroScan - Per Capita Income Growth in the States of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Thus, the two states with the highest Gini coefficients for per capita consumption (indicating the greatest inequality) are Tamil Nadu (with a Gini ratio of 0.398 in 1999–2000) and Maharashtra (with a Gini ratio of 0.345).
Charts 2 to 5 show the per capita SDP of each state as per cent of the highest (which in all of the years happens to be Punjab) and the rank of the various states in the four years 1970–71, 1980–81, 1990–91 and 2000–01.
This phenomenon of increasing gaps between richest and poorest states is shown very clearly in Chart 6 that describes the per capita SDP of the richest state (Punjab) as a multiple of the poorest (Bihar).
www.macroscan.com /fet/aug03/fet100803SDP_1.htm   (1314 words)

 Compass Measure - Per Capita Income
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) calculates per capita personal income by dividing the personal income of the residents by the population of that area as of July 1 for the reference year.
Personal income is calculated as the sum of wage and salary disbursements, such as labor income, personal dividend income, and personal interest income, less personal contributions for social insurance.
Per capita income is derived from dividing personal income by population.
www.co.larimer.co.us /compass/percapitaincome_ec_bus.htm   (459 words)

 Per Capita Income   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Per capita income refers to the average amount of income per person in each census tract.
Clearly, the area with the highest per capita income is the Hollywood Hills area, directly to the northwest of Hollywood.
Another set of beach communities showing high per capita incomes are the Seal Beach area, directly to the west of Long Beach, and Newport Beach, further to the south in Orange County.
www.csun.edu /~dsv25578/maps/per-cap.htm   (584 words)

 International Economics Glossary: P
Income per person, usually measured as GDP divided by population.
The value of an economy's output per person, GDP divided by population and thus the same as per capita income.
The extent to which an economic agent is inclined to use income for a particular purpose, such as the (marginal or average) propensity to import, or propensity to consume, measured as the fraction of income (or of a change in income, if marginal) devoted to such an activity.
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 The Morning News: News : Per Capita Income Growth In Arkansas Slows
LITTLE ROCK -- Per capita personal income growth is slowing in Arkansas, falling behind the national average of 4 percent annually, according to new statistics released by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Pine Bluff's per capita income of $23,526 grew at one of the slowest rates in the country -- the city ranked 345th out of 361 surveyed metropolitan areas.
The per capita income of $32,399 for Little Rock is 10 percent lower than the national average.
www.nwaonline.net /articles/2006/09/09/news/0910arincome.txt   (360 words)

 Per Capita Income Around the World
Per capita income figures for the countries and regions of the world.
Most of the per capita income figures in these tables are from the World Bank and are for 2003.
Most listings of per capita income figures tend to be the same because they are usually based on the same information provided by the government of that country.
www.success-and-culture.net /articles/percapitaincome.shtml   (1727 words)

 Per capita money income, 1999
If the total income of a person''s family is less than the threshold appropriate for that family, then the person is considered poor, together with every member of his or her family.
The specific thresholds used for tabulation of 1999 income in the 2000 census are shown at http://www.census.gov/hhes/poverty/threshld/thresh99.html.
Since answers to income questions are frequently based on memory and not on records, many people tended to forget minor or sporadic sources of income and, therefore, underreport their income.
quickfacts.census.gov /qfd/meta/long_101615.htm   (560 words)

 What is India's per capita income?
It is not per capita income using purchasing power parity, which adjusts exchange rates for purchasing power of currencies.
From the World Development Indicators database, we know India's PPP per capita income was $3,100 in 2004, leading to a rank of 145th out of 208 countries ranked.
WDI figures show a per capita income figure of $470 in 2002, $530 in 2003, and $620 in 2004.
in.rediff.com /money/2005/oct/13income.htm   (901 words)

It is calculated by summing labor income, transfers, and asset income for a region and dividing by the population.
Per capita income in Alaska in the most recent year, 2000, was $30,064--slightly higher than the US average of $29,676.
Median income means that half of the households or families has income that is lower and half have income that is higher than the median.
www.iser.uaa.alaska.edu /pest/Income.htm   (1289 words)

 Personal income per capita, 2000
The personal income of an area is the income that is received by, or on behalf of, all the individuals who live in the area; therefore, the estimates of personal income are presented by the place of residence of the income recipients.
Per capita personal income shown in this table is calculated as the personal income of the residents of an area divided by the population of that area as of July 1 for the reference year.
BEA publishes total employment and total wage and salary disbursements as part of its local area estimates of personal income, a measure of the local area economies; the estimates are derived in part from the BLS data, which account for 94 percent of the wage and salary component of the personal income estimates.
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 UNDP Iraq
The rural population decreased from 42% to 31% of the total between 1970 and 1980, and the growth of employment in the public sector and in state-owned enterprises, both of which indicate that households’ incomes were increasing.
n Median per capita income for uneducated head of family was 340,000 Dinars versus 498,000 Dinars for families headed by a member with secondary or higher education.
The 2003 distribution completely dominates the distribution in the two weeks prior to the interview, indicating that the increased inequality is caused by a wider dispersal of income across the whole population.
www.iq.undp.org /ILCS/income.htm   (722 words)

 State rankings on per capita personal income
In 1999 per capita personal income in the state was 7 percent above the national average, up from 2 percent above the national averages in the early 1990s.
Per capita personal income in Minnesota in 1999 was $30,622.
Per Capita Personal Income in Minnesota was 107 Percent of the U.S. Average in 1999.
www1.umn.edu /summit/NewFiles/IncomePerCap.html   (181 words)

 Boulder County Civic Forum - Indicators - Economy - #39. Per Capita Personal Income
Personal income is calculated as the sum of wages and salaries, other labor income, income from self employment, rental income, income from dividends and interest, and transfer payments to persons, less personal contributions for social insurance.
Boulder County was the seventh highest county in the US for its per capita personal income in 2004, at $43,640 compared to the US level of $33,050.
In other words, while Boulder County's total income has been rising and is high on a per capita basis, it has disproportionately gone to the upper-middle and high income groups.
www.bococivicforum.org /indicators/economy/39.html   (465 words)

 Oregon Progress Board 11. Per Capita Income
Oregon continues its long downward slide of per capita income relative to the U.S., a key indicator of economic well-being.
Washington is a national leader in per capita income.
Per capita personal income as a percent of the U.S. per capita income (U.S.=100%) a.
www.oregon.gov /DAS/OPB/2005report/obm11.shtml   (653 words)

 Per Capita Income
Per Capita Income by U.S. and Southeastern States
Per Capita Income by County and MSA 2000 - 2003
Per Capita Income Rankings by County 2002 - 2003
www.sces.org /lmi/data/trends/perCapita/index.asp   (61 words)

 GLOBAL/WORLD INCOME PER CAPITA GNI, GNP, GDP, 2006, 2005 Wealth, Rich Country Ranking, Rank, Developing Countries : ...
The World Bank uses GNI per capita in U.S. dollars to classify countries for analytical purposes and to determine borrowing eligibility.
GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population.
Because exchange rates do not always reflect international differences in relative prices, The comparison of GNI per capita estimates into international dollars using purchasing power parity (PPP) rates, can be viewed here.
www.finfacts.com /biz10/globalworldincomepercapita.htm   (379 words)

 Per Capita Income Confusion for Counties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Usually the figure is simply referred to as per capita or per capita income, and therein begins the confusion.
Per capita personal income is derived from total personal income, which is generally considered the more comprehensive measure.
It is the sum of the amounts reported separately for wage or salary income; net self-employment income; interest, dividends, or net rental or royalty income or income from estates and trusts; social security or railroad retirement income; Supplemental Security Income (SSI); public assistance or welfare payments; retirement, survivor or disability pensions; and all other income.
www.incontext.indiana.edu /2003/jan-feb03/details.html   (427 words)

 Per Capita Personal Income by State — Infoplease.com
NOTE: Per capita personal income was computed using midyear population estimates of the Bureau of the Census.
The role of dissatisfaction and per capita income in explaining self-employment across 15 European countries.
Per capita food spending up 25 percent in 4 years.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0104652.html   (204 words)

 ESBR: Income
In December 2005, per capita real disposable personal income (at a seasonally adjusted annual rate) increased $89.
Net farm income is forecast to be $56.2 billion in 2006, down from 2005 by $16.4 billion but slightly above its 10-year average of $55.7 billion.
Median household income was $46,326 in 2005, up 1.1 percent from 2004 after adjusting for inflation.
www.whitehouse.gov /fsbr/income.html   (312 words)

 OEA - Per Capita Personal Income   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Defined as a location’s total personal income divided by its total resident population, per capita personal income is one of the most popular measures of a location’s economic health.
Personal income is the sum of net earnings*, rental income, personal dividend income, personal interest income, and personal current transfer (government) receipts.
Personal income is measured before the deduction of personal income taxes and other personal taxes and is reported in current dollars (no adjustment is made for price changes).
www.dwd.state.wi.us /oea/pc_personal_income.htm   (403 words)

 Per Capita Income Comparison   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In 1999 (see chart below), St. Joseph County was in last place among the comparison areas, but its per capita income has consistently improved and placed it higher in the rankings.
Allen County's Per Capita income has fallen in comparison with these counties-in 1999, it ranked third; in 2004, it is 6th.
The Employment and Income Chapter reviews the different definitions of the various incomes, including per capita income.
www.allencountyprofile.org /percapcomp2.htm   (245 words)

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