TOP 10 POOREST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD

TOP 10 POOREST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD

Top 10 Poorest Countries In The World: Often we keep talking about the rich countries of the world like America, Japan and Germany. But you will be surprised to know that there are many such countries in the world, where people also crave for two-time bread.

Even the total GDP of many poor countries is many times less than the money held by the richest people of our country. And in this article today, we are going to tell you about the Top 10 Poorest Countries in the World.

#10. MALI

Mali is an African country and is located to the west of the continent of Africa. This country, with a population of two crore people, is called the 4th largest country in Africa. Had achieved independence from France in the year 1960, but still there is no significant improvement in the conditions of this country.

People live their lives by farming fish inside this country. Through these businesses, the per capita income of the citizens of this place is only 1 lakh 40 thousand. Also, more than 41% of the population here comes under the poverty line. Apart from this, the average age of the citizens of this country is only around 58 years.

#9. CHAD

Chad is also an African country with a population of about 17 million. Poor infrastructure and extremist group Boko Haram are believed to be the main responsible for the poverty of this country. Also, this country has been considered as one of the most corrupt countries in the world.

At this time the per capita income of Chad country is only 1 lakh 27 thousand rupees and more than 48% of the population here is living their life below the poverty line. Apart from this, the average age here is only 53 years.

#8. BURKINA FASO

Many of you will be hearing the name of this country for the first time. Therefore, let us tell you that Burkina Faso is also an African country. Which is located in the west of the continent of Africa. This country with a population of more than 2 crores is a landlord country. Means does not have any side of this country merged with the ocean. Like Mali, this country used to be part of France and it gained its independence from France in 1960.

But today the condition of this country has become such that it is considered among the poorest countries of the world due to slavery and severe drought for a long time. At present, the per capita income of this country is Rs 1 lakh 20 thousand and the people here live around 60 years on an average. Also, more than 40% of the population here falls under the poverty line.

#7. SIERRA LEONE

Like the rest of our list, Sierra Leone is an African country like the rest of the countries. This small country with a population of 81 million was ruined by the 11 years of civil war and about 3 years of panic-stricken Ebola epidemic. And today the condition of this country is that more than 50% of the population of this country falls under poverty.

Apart from this, the life expectancy of the citizens here is also close to 52 years only. The per capita income of this country’s people is also only 90 thousand rupees.

#6. MOZAMBIQUE

Mozambique is an African who is located in Southeast Africa and is bounded by the Indian Ocean towards the east. This small country with a population of 3 crore 21 lakhs is full of natural resources. In the last few years, the economy of this country has also progressed at a very good speed.

However, still looking at the conditions of this country, it is counted among the poorest countries of the world. Actually this country was previously part of Portugal but on 25 June 1975 it separated from Portugal. It also faced civil war for about 16 years after separation. Because of this, the economic condition of the people of this country continued to worsen day by day.

According to a World Bank report, more than 46% of Mozambique’s people fall below the poverty line. While the annual per capita income here is only 79 thousand rupees. Apart from this, people here live only 58 years on average.

#5. SOUTH SUDANĀ 

This country is also an African country located in the Middle East of the African continent. This country gained its independence from Sudan in the year 2011. But the struggle of this country to achieve this independence has a very old history. This is the reason that today it is counted among the poorest countries in the world.

In 2016, a report released by the World Bank stated that more than 82% of the people of South Sudan are suffering from severe poverty. The per capita income of this country is only 70 thousand rupees. And the average age here is around 57 years.

#4. NIGER

Located in the west of the continent of Africa, this country is named after the Niger River in Africa. This country, with a population of about 25 million 51 million, is today one of the poorest countries in the world.

More than 45% of the people of this country are living their lives in extreme poverty. Also, the annual per capita income here is only around 65 thousand rupees. The average age of the people here is considered to be around 60 years.

#3. BURUNDI

Africa is a small country in the continent with a total population of about 12 million. Today the condition of this country is so bad that it is also counted among the poorest countries of the world.

Since gaining its independence from Belgium in the year 1962, Burundi has always struggled with some or the other problem. The biggest war in breaking the back of this country is considered to be the civil war that broke out in the year 1994.

This is the reason that today more than 65% of the population of this country is over poverty. Also, the annual per capita income here is close to 51 thousand rupees. The average age of the people here is considered to be around 57 years.

#2. LIBERIA

The country is a small African country located on the West Africa coast. Unfortunately the current condition of this country is so bad due to which it is also counted among the poorest countries of the world. In fact, the civil war that took place from 1989 to 2003 is also considered responsible for the destruction of this country. Also, the Ebola epidemic, which lasted from 2014 to 2016, also killed many people.

And today the condition of this country is that the per capita annual income of its citizens is only 48 thousand rupees. Due to which more than 51% of the people here fall under the poverty line. Apart from this, the average age of citizens of this country with a population of 51 lakhs is considered close to 63 years.

#1. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

As you may have understood by its name, it is an African company located in the very middle of the continent of Africa. This country, with a population of about 50 lakhs, is the poorest country in the world as well as the most hungry country in the world.

According to a Global Hunger Index report for the year 2018, starvation and malnutrition are the most reported cases in this country in the whole world. It is said that more than 62% of the people here are living their lives in extreme poverty. The annual per capita income here is also only 48 thousand rupees. Also, the average age here is also 52 years.


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