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Top 10 Poorest Countries In The World | List Of Nations Having Low GDP

Top 10 Poorest Countries In The World

The country can be determined as the Poorest Country according to their Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita. These countries will not have required resources for their population. At these places people are living in the situation of hunger. There is less development, joblessness and fright resources which made these countries as poorest.

Top 10 Poorest Countries In The World

There is Top 10 Poorest Countries in the World who are facing these problems. In these countries majority of the population lives in poverty. Here is the List Of Nations Having Low GDP. On basis of the GDP these countries are ranked as the Top 10 Poorest Countries in the World.

Top 10 Poorest Countries In The World

Rank Country GDP Per Capita (PPP)
1 Malawi $226.50
2 Burundi $267.10
3 Central African Republic $333.20
4 Niger $415.40
5 Liberia $454.30
6 Madagascar $463.00
7 Congo, Dem. Rep. $484.20
8 The Gambia $488.60
9 Ethiopia $505.00
10 Guinea $523.10


Malawi is southeast African country, which is covered by Zambia to the northwest side, Tanzania is situated at the northeast side of this country and Mozambique is at east, south and west side. The Malawi is spread over 118,000 km2 area. Population of Malawi is 16,777,547 in July 2013. Capital of Malawi is Lilongwe. Currency of Malawi is Kwacha (D) (MWK). Malawi is among the world’s least-developed countries.


Burundi is situated in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa. Rwanda is situated at the north side of this nation, Tanzania is at the east and south and Democratic Republic of the Congo is bordered this nation in the west side. This nation is spread over 27,834 km2 area. Population of Burundi was about 10,395,931 in 2014. GDP of this nation is $267.10. Burundian franc is the currency of Burundi and Bujumbura is capital of it.

Central African Republic

Central African Republic is situated in Central Africa. This nation is bordered by Chad, Sudan, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo. This nation covers 620,000 km2 area of the world. In the year of 2014 population of Central African Republic was 4,709,000. GDP of this nation is $333.20. The name of currency of Central African Republic is Central African CFA franc and Bangui is its capital.

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Niger is situated in Western Africa with the area of 1,270,000 km2. 80 percent area of the Niger is enclosed by the Sahara Desert. In the year of 2012 population of this nation was 17,138,707. The West African CFA franc is the currency of Niger. Niger is a developing country and is ranked as the 4th poorest country in the world with GDP of $415.40. Capital of Niger is Niamey, which is situated in the far-southwest area of Niger.


Liberia is a country on the West African coast. It is covered with the Sierra Leone at the west side, Guinea is situated at the north side and Ivory Coast is at the east side. Area of this nation is 111,369 km2 and in 2015 its population was 4,396,873. Liberia is at 5th place in the country with the GDP of $454.30. Density of Liberia is 35.5/ km2 and currency is Liberian dollara (LRD).


Madagascar is an island country in the Indian Ocean. Previously it was known as Malagasy Republic. Capital of this country is Antananarivo. It is spread over 587,041 km2 area. Population this country is 22,005,222. It is at the 6th rank in the poverty with GDP of $463.00. Currency of this nation is known as Malagasy ariary (MGA). Malagasy and French are both official languages of the state. About 69% of the population lives below the national poverty line.

Congo, Dem. Rep.

Congo, Dem. Rep. is situated at the Central Africa. From 1971-97 it was known as Zaire. Atlantic Ocean is at the west side Congo, Dem. Rep and it is also bordered with Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia and Angola. The area of this nation is 2,345,409 km2, which is second largest country in Africa. Population od this country is 81,680,000.

The Gambia

The Gambia is located in West Africa. The Gambia is covered by Senegal Atlantic Ocean is situated at the western end. It is at the 8th position in poverty and GDP of this country is $488.60. Area of this country is 10,689 km2 and population of this nation is 1,882,450. Dalasi (GMD) is the currency of The Gambia. Banjul is the capital of The Gambia.

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Ethiopia is situated at the Horn of Africa. It is covered by Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan and Kenya. Ethiopia is the most crowded landlocked country in the world. area of Ethiopia is 1,104,300 km2 and its population is 90,076,012 in 2015. It is 9th poorest country in the world with the GDP of $505.00. Capital of this Ethiopia is Addis Ababa and Birr (ETB) is its currency.


Guinea is established at West Africa with the area of 245,836 km2. Population of this country is 10.5 million. Conakry is capital of the Guinea and French is its official language. It is at 10th place in poverty. GDP of this Guinea is $523.10 and its currency is Guinean franc (GNF). Guinea is a cultured name for the region of Africa that lies along the Gulf of Guinea. In Guinea president is selected by the people, who is known as head of state and head of government.

These countries are facing difficulty to meet their basic needs because of low per capita income and less technological development, illiteracy and unemployment etc. Most of these countries are situated in the Africa. Most of the parts of these countries are facing so many problems just because of poverty.

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