Definition of 'per capita'
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The average per capita income in Haiti is something like eighty-five dollars. A RODENT OF DOUBT (2001)Erwin had read somewhere that Oregon had a larger percentage of heretical thinkers per capita than any other state. EVERVILLE (2001)
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British English: per capita ADJECTIVE
The per capita amount of something is the total amount of it in a country or area divided by the number of people in that country or area.
They have the world's largest per capita income.
Definition of per capita from the Collins English Dictionary
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