°°United Arab Emirates°°
• GNI per capita: $67,758
• 2017 GDP: $632.6 billion (31st out of 196 countries)
• Population: 9.4 million
• Life expectancy at birth: 77.4 years
Nearly half of all exports from the United Arab Emirates are forms of petroleum -- crude, refined, or gas. The country's exports also include precious metals and minerals like gold and diamonds. These valuable exports have helped make the UAE one of the wealthiest countries in the world, with a GNI per capita of $67,758.
The UAE has among the highest rates of primary school enrollment and primary school completion, setting up students for future success. The country also has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the world, at 2.6%, just over half of the 5.0% worldwide unemployment rate.