Top 50 World Currencies!

1. Kuwait Dinar

In Kuwait, the Dinar serves as the national currency.

In 1962, immediately after Kuwait’s independence from Britain, Banknotes were issued for 1 Dinar divided into 5 Qirsh (the traditional subdivision of the Ottoman Empire).

From 1993 to 1997 notes were issued by a single government bank and then they switched to limited offering by three private banks.

The Central Bank is responsible for issuing currency in Kuwait. The dinar is also used as a global standard of price and is traditionally considered one of the stable currencies in world markets. Kuwait has about $340 billion invested around the world making it one of the largest exporters of oil globally at 3% per annum over 2008-2010.

Kuwaiti has roughly 1.5 million people and has a GDP of $110 billion, per capita is $65,300 making it one of the top countries in the world by GDP (PPP).

2. Bahraini Dinar

In Bahrain, the dinar is also used as a national currency.

In 1965 new banknotes were introduced for 1, 5, 10, 50, and 100 dinars. The Central Bank of Bahrain is responsible for issuing currency in Bahrain.

Bahrain has a population of 1.3 million people and has a GDP of $50 billion, per capita it’s about $24,000 making it one of the top countries for highest GDP by capita (PPP).

3. Omani Rial

Oman uses Riyal as their local currency which was adopted from Persia in 1670.

4. Jordanian Dinar

The Jordanian dinar is the currency of Jordan.

It is also widely used alongside the Israeli shekel in the West Bank. The dinar is divided into 10 dirhams, 100 qirshes (also called piastres), or 1000 fulus.

Jordan has a population of 6 million people and a GDP of $27 billion, per capita it’s about $18,000 making it one of the top countries by GDP (PPP).

5. Pound Sterling

The pound sterling is the official currency of the United Kingdom.

It was historically divided into 20 shillings and each shilling had 12 pence, and hence there were 240 pence in a pound. The symbol for the British pound is £ (or alternatively “GBP” for “Great Britain Pound”), which may appear before or after the amount. In 2008 new coin designs started to happen with more than one design put into circulation at one time but by 2010 they switched over to just one design until now in 2017 where new designs are shown for England and Scotland.

6. Cayman Islands Dollar

The Cayman Islands dollar is the currency of the Cayman Islands.

It is abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively “CI$” both in singular and plural form.

The Cayman Islands has a population of 54,876 people and a GDP of $3 billion, per capita it’s about $61,000 making it one of the top countries by GDP (PPP).

7. Gibraltar Pound

The Gibraltar pound is the official currency of Gibraltar.

In 2007, coins were introduced in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, and 50 pounds. The Sloane” was introduced a new coin which replaced equal to 100 pounds to the pound sterling. The Gibraltarian pound is pegged to the British pound sterling at par and Bank of England notes also circulate alongside local ones (although they are not required as such). You can use XE Currency Converter for exact conversion rates.

Gibraltar has a population of 32,194 people and a GDP of $3 billion, per capita it’s about $69,000 making it one of the top countries by GDP (PPP).

8. Euro

The euro is the official currency of 19 of the 28 member states of the European Union.

A total of 340 million banknotes are in circulation, with a face value of €79 billion.

The Euro area has a population of about 341 million people and GDP (nominal) is around €12 trillion, per capita, which is about $38,000. For more information on Euro

9. Swiss Franc

The Swiss franc (French: franc suisse, German: Schweizer Franken, Italian: franco svizzero, Romansh: franc svizzer) is the currency and legal tender of Switzerland and Liechtenstein; it is also legal tender in the Italian exclave Campione d’Italia.

The Swiss National Bank issues banknotes and the federal mint Swissmint issues coins.

Swiss has a population of 8.5 million people with an estimated GDP per capita ($67,000). It’s one of the top countries by GDP (PPP).

10.US Dollar

The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States and its overseas territories per

the United States Constitution since 1792. In practice, the dollar is divided into 100 smaller cent (¢) units, but is occasionally divided into 1000 mills (₥). The circulating paper money consists of Federal Reserve Notes that are denominated in United States dollars.

United States has a population of 310 million people with an estimated GDP per capita ($52,000).

11. Canadian Dollar

The Canadian dollar is the currency of Canada.

It is also widely used by Saint Pierre and Miquelon, which is a French overseas territory that has voted to remain politically linked to Canada. The Bank of Canada is the central bank for currency issues, but commercial banks are responsible for currency liquidity.

The currency symbol for the Canadian dollar is $, C$ or CAD$.

Canada has a population of 35 million people with an estimated GDP per capita ($45k).

12. Brunei Dollar

The Brunei dollar has been the currency of the Sultanate of Brunei since 1967.

It is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively B$ to distinguish it from other dollar-dominated currencies. It is divided into 100 sen (cents).

13. Australian Dollar

The Australian dollar (sign: $; code: AUD) is the currency of the Commonwealth of Australia, including its external territories Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and Norfolk Island, as well as the independent Pacific Island states of Kiribati, Nauru, and Tuvalu.

Australia has a population of around 24 million people with an estimated GDP per capita ($48k).

14. Libyan Dinar

The Libyan Dinar is the official currency of Libya.

The dinar was introduced in the 1950s.

Libya has a population of 6 million people with an estimated GDP per capita ($11,000).

15. Singapore Dollar

The Singaporean dollar is the official currency of the Republic of Singapore.

It is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively S$ to distinguish it from other dollar-dominated currencies. It is divided into 100 cents

Singapore has a population of 5 million people and GDP (PPP) per capita is $55k making it one of the top countries by GDP (PPP).

16. New Zealand Dollar

The New Zealand dollar is the currency of New Zealand.

The dollar is subdivided into 100 cents (in English, this form is more common in New Zealand, and cent in Australian English).

New Zealand has a population of 4 million people with a GDP per capita ($35k).

17. Fijian Dollar

The Fijian dollar (symbol: $; currency code: FJD) is the currency of Fiji.

It is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively FJ$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.

Fiji has a population of 979,000 people with a GDP per capita ($9k).

18. Brazilian Real Currency

The Brazilian real (plural reais) is the present-day currency of Brazil.

It is subdivided into 100 centavos. The Central Bank of Brazil is the central bank and the issuing authority. As part of his economic plan, President Fernando Henrique Cardoso started a process to unify the country’s multiple exchange rates and abolish the cruzado Novo (“new cruzeiro”) introduced in 1990. On January 1, 1994, the real was introduced at a rate of R$1 = BRL2.750 per US$1 with two different forms of taxes for travel money exchange: (i) Taxa de Câmbio para Atacado (wholesale foreign exchange rate), applied by travel agents for exchange at wholesale rates; and (ii) Taxa de Câmbio para Varejo (retail foreign exchange rate), applied at airports, by the central bank for direct retail consumer conversions.

19. Israel New Shekel

The new shekel is divided into 100 agora.

Israel has a population of 8 million people and GDP (PPP) per capita is $34k making it one of the top countries by GDP (PPP).

20. Turkish Lira

The Turkish lira (sign: ₺; code: TRY) is the currency of Turkey.

The lira, along with the related currencies of Europe and the Middle East, has its roots in the ancient Roman unit of weight known as the libra which referred to the Troy pound of silver.

Turkey has a population of 80 million people with a GDP per capita ($18k).

21. Hong Kong Dollar

The Hong Kong dollar (Chinese: 港元; Cantonese Yale: Góng yùhn) is the currency of Hong Kong.

It is the thirteenth most traded currency in the world.

Hong Kong has a population of 7 million and a GDP per capita ($44k).

22. Swedish Krona

The Swedish krona (plural: kronor; sign: kr; code: SEK) is the official currency of Sweden.

The Swedish name literally means “crown”.

Sweden has a population of 9 million and a GDP per capita ($52k).

23. South African Rand

The South African rand (sign: R; code: ZAR) is the currency of South Africa.

The Rand circulates in the Common Monetary Area amongst others. South Africa has a population of 55 million people with a GDP per capita ($12k).

24. Russian Ruble

The ruble or rouble (Russian: рубль rublʹ, plural: рубли́ rubli; sign: ₽, code: RUB) is the currency of the Russian Federation.

Russia has a population of 143 million people with a GDP per capita ($9k).

25. Indian Rupee

The Indian rupee (sign: ₹; code: INR) is the official currency of India.

The Rupee symbol, ₹, is derived from the Devanagari consonant “र” (“ra”) and the Latin letter “R” without its vertical bar (similar to the R rotunda).

India has a population of 1 billion people with a GDP per capita ($7k).

26. Bulgarian Lev

The lev (sign: leva. Plural: leva) is the currency of Bulgaria.

Bulgaria has a population of 7 million people with a GDP per capita ($10k).

27.Chinese Yuan Renminbi

The Renminbi (sign: ¥; code: CNY) is the official currency of China.

The unit name “yuán” literally means “round”, after the shape of the coins. It is also sometimes informally called kuài (simplified Chinese: 钱; traditional Chinese: 錢).

China has a population of 1 billion with a GDP per capita ($13k).

28. Thailand Baht

The baht is the currency of Thailand. It is subdivided into 100 satang (Thai: สตางค์).

Thailand has a population of 65 million people with a GDP per capita ($5k).

29. Hungary Forint

The forint (Hungarian: font) is the official currency of Hungary. The Hungarian “cent” (fillér) equals 1/100 of a forint.

Hungary has a population of 9 million people with a GDP per capita ($10k).

30. Norwegian Krone

The krone (sign: kr; code: NOK) is the official currency of Norway.

The Norwegian name literally means “crown”.

Norway has a population of 5 million people with a GDP per capita ($51k).

31. Mexican Peso

The Mexican peso (sign: $; code: MXN) is the currency of Mexico.

The Mexican peso is the 13th most traded currency in the world.

Mexico has a population of 120 million people with a GDP per capita ($10k).

32. Danish Krone

The krone (sign: kr; code: DKK) is the official currency of Denmark.

The Danish name literally means “crown”.

Denmark has a population of 5.6 million people with a GDP per capita ($46k).

33. Malaysian Ringgit

The Malaysian ringgit (sign: RM; code: MYR) is the currency of Malaysia and comes in denominations of RM1, RM5, RM10, RM100, and RM1000.

Malaysia has a population of 28 million people with a GDP per capita ($9k).

34. Poland Zloty

The złoty (sign: zł; code: PLN) is the currency of Poland.

Poland has a population of 38 million people with an average GDP per capita ($15k).

35. Philippine Peso

The Philippine peso (sign: ₱; code: PHP) is the official currency of the Philippines.

The Philippines has a population of 92 million people with an average GDP per capita ($3k).

36. Indonesia Rupiah

The rupiah (sign: Rp; code: IDR) is the official currency of Indonesia.

Indonesia has a population of 261 million people with an average GDP per capita ($3k).

37. Czech Koruna

The koruna (sign: Kč; code: CZK) is the official currency of the Czech Republic.

Czech has a population of 10 million people with an average GDP per capita ($27k).

38. UAE Dirham

The dirham (sign: د.إ; code: AED) is the official currency of the United Arab Emirates.

United Arab Emirates has a population of 8 million people with an average GDP per capita ($40k).

39. Taiwan New Dollar

The New Taiwan dollar (sign: NT$; code: TWD) is the official currency of the Republic of China.

Taiwan has a population of 23 million people with an average GDP per capita ($40k).

40. Argentine Peso

The peso (sign: $; code: ARS) is the official currency of Argentina.

Argentina has a population of 43 million people with an average GDP per capita ($15k).

41. Chilean Peso

The peso (sign: $; code: CLP) is the currency of Chile.

Chile has a population of 17 million people with an average GDP per capita ($18k).

42. Egyptian Pound

The Egyptian pound (sign: £; code: EGP) is the currency of Egypt.

Egypt has a population of 87 million people with an average GDP per capita ($7k).

43. Romanian Leu

The leu (sign: lei; code: RON) is the currency of Romania.

Romania has a population of 19 million people with an average GDP per capita ($20k).

44. Saudi Riyal

The riyal (sign: ﷼; code: SAR) is the currency of Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia has a population of 32 million people with an average GDP per capita ($24k).

45. Pakistan Rupee

The rupee (sign: Rs.; code: PKR) is the currency of Pakistan.

Pakistan has a population of 198 million people with an average GDP per capita ($4k).

46. Colombian Peso

The peso (sign: $; code: COP) is the currency of Colombia.

Colombia has a population of 46 million people with an average GDP per capita ($5k).

47. Iraqi Dinar

The dinar (sign:  د.إ; code: IQD) is the currency of Iraq.

Iraq has a population of 38 million people with an average GDP per capita ($4k).

48. Bosnia Convertible Mark

The convertible mark (sign: KM; code: BAM) is the currency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Bosnia and Herzegovina has a population of 4 million people with an average GDP per capita ($4k).

49. Moroccan Dirham

The dirham (sign: مر. د; code: MAD) is the currency of Morocco.

Morocco has a population of 34 million people with an average GDP per capita ($3k).

50. Croatian Kuna

The kuna (sign: kn; code: HRK) is the currency of Croatia.

Croatia has a population of 4 million people with an average GDP per capita ($4k).

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