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World Bank. 2006. Where is the wealth of nations? – measuring capital for the 21st Century. Washington DC: World Bank
Uploaded on Friday 17 Feb 2012
The composition and levels of wealth per capita for low-income countries
Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
In low-income countries, the natural section represents a quarter of the total wealth, this represents the land that is managed either by household, individual or communally, and the potential for generating income. Physical capital, represents a much smaller share as people will have less potential, compared to higher income countries, to acquire equipment, structures and infrastructure.