Of the almost 200 countries on the planet, only a handful actually generate a large enough income to be called the richest countries in the world. The annual revenue of these countries is in the billions and trillions of dollars. The GDP of these countries decides which of them is the richest. Also to anyone who says money does not buy happiness why are some of the richest countries also the happiest?
A country that has not forgotten its rich cultural heritage even when keeping pace with the modern advancements in technology and industry. Brunei is the second most developed country in South East Asia after Singapore. Its economy depends on oil and gas, exports and trade with nations, however, it has been able to keep economic stability due to its well-diversified investments. Brunei has a GDP per capita of $76,740.