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per capita

adverb, adjective uk   /pəˈkæp.ɪ.tə/ us    /pɚˈkæp.ɪ.t̬ə/ formal
If you express an amount per capita, you mean that amount for each person: France and Germany invest far more per capita in public transport than Britain. The per capita income in the country is very low.
Translations of “per capita”
in Chinese (Traditional) 每人(的)…
in Russian на душу населения…
in Turkish her bir fert/birey için, kişi başına…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人均(的)…
in Polish na głowę lub mieszkańca…
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