The map above shows the most common names of currency units used around the world. It’s not just Americans who uses dollars, British who use pounds, Mexicans who use Pesos or Indians who use Rupees.
The map shows European countries whose total GDP (in nominal terms) is smaller than that of tiny Luxembourg. In 2016, according to the IMF, Luxembourg’s total GDP was $60.98 billion, making it the world’s 75th largest economy.
However, with a population of only 543,202 people, this means, on a per capita basis, Luxembourg ranks number 1, according to the IMF (or 3rd behind Liechtenstein and Monaco according to the UN). A total of $101,994 per person!