http://www.investopedia.com/terms/p/percapita.aspDEFINITION of 'Per Capita'A Latin term that translates into "by head," basically meaning "average per person." Per capita can take the place of saying "per person" in any number of statistical observances. In most cases the term is used in relation to economic data or reporting, but can also be used in most any other occurrence of population description.
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