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The per capita income in Mississippi, for example, was $216 in 1940, compared with $676 in Michigan.
Marshall Burke projects that over the next 80 years, per capita GDP in the United States will drop by 36% compared to what it would be in a nonwarming world, even as per capita GDP in Russia will quadruple.The Big Thaw: How Russia Could Dominate a Warming World|by Abrahm Lustgarten, photography by Sergey Ponomarev|December 16, 2020|ProPublica
At the heart of that is a demand that the state resets its contract with Chileans to focus not just on creating wealth — Chile has the highest per capita income in South America — but making sure it is distributed more equally.
There’s no connection between the divorce rate in Maine and per capita consumption of margarine, for example, even if those track with one another over time.Can Google searches predict where coronavirus cases will soon emerge?|Philip Bump|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
More than 26,000 people had died, about 10,000 of them in New York City, where the per capita death rate had surpassed Italy’s.
Added to drinking water at concentrations of around one part per million, fluoride ions stick to dental plaque.
During an emergency that ratio could be allowed to drop to 8.5 people per orbit.Exclusive: U.S. Drone Fleet at ‘Breaking Point,’ Air Force Says|Dave Majumdar|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Well over a thousand holes in, I average less than four strokes per hole.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
At least one child in CAR has been killed or gravely injured per day, and 10,000 have been recruited into militant groups.
Bitcoin began 2013 with a roaring price of $770 per unit, and businesses right and left were converting to the ethereal product.You Were Wrong About Miley & Bitcoin: 2014’s Failed Predictions|Nina Strochlic|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I doubt that thirty persons per day are carried into or brought out of it by all public conveyances whatever.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
The Act permits member banks to accept an amount of bills not exceeding 50 per cent.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
At this period it brought enormous prices, the finest selling at from fifteen to eighteen shillings per pound.
In 1205 wheat was worth 12 pence per bushel, which was cheap, as there had been some years of famine previous thereto.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
We did not talk much about the past at dinner, except—ah me, how bitterly we regretted our 10 per cent.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
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A Latin phrase literally meaning “by heads,” and translated as “for each person.” It is a common unit for expressing data in statistics. A country's per capita personal income, for example, is the average personal income per person.