Jun 11, 2024, 01:06 PM IST

10 poorest countries in world

Pravrajya Suruchi

South Sudan (GDP per capita PPP: $455) This young nation, having gained independence in 2011, faces significant economic challenges due to the aftermath of prolonged civil war.

Somalia (GDP per capita PPP: $522) Somalia has been ravaged by conflict and instability for decades, hindering economic development and infrastructure.

Central African Republic (GDP per capita PPP: $630) The Central African Republic experiences political instability, violence, and a lack of infrastructure, all contributing to its status.

Niger (GDP per capita PPP: $779) Niger, a landlocked country in the Sahel region of Africa, faces challenges like poverty, food insecurity, and political instability.

Burundi (GDP per capita PPP: $804) Burundi grapples with economic struggles due to political unrest, a lack of infrastructure development, and rapid population growth.

Malawi (GDP per capita PPP: $890) Malawi is a landlocked country in Southeast Africa that depends heavily on agriculture.

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) (GDP per capita PPP: $1,116) The DRC, despite being rich in natural resources, faces extreme poverty.

Yemen (GDP per capita PPP: $1,289) Yemen is a country in the Middle East facing a devastating civil war that has caused a humanitarian crisis.

Madagascar (GDP per capita PPP: $1,303) Madagascar, an island nation off the coast of Africa, experiences challenges like political instability, deforestation, and limited access to education.

Liberia (GDP per capita PPP: $1,358) Liberia is a country in West Africa that has been working to rebuild its economy after years of civil war.

This information is not DNA's opinion but obtained from media reports