Do you want to know which is the poorest country in the world? How many are they? Why are they poor? Don’t they have any natural resources? How are citizens of such countries living their life in poverty? So, in this post, I will share about poorest countries in the world with their population, GDP and their native languages. And why they are unable progress after their freedom. Thus, here is the list of poor countries:
1. The Democratic Republic of the Congo:
The Democratic Republic of the Congo stands first in the list of Poorest countries in the world. Accordingly, Congo is situated in the Central Africa. Above all, it was founded by Semliki harpoon in 1960. In addition, Kinshasa is the capital of Congo and they have Gross domestic product (GDP) of $416. The total population of Congo is 77,434,000 along with French as their national language. However, wars are the main reason for the poverty in Congo. The War of 1998, led to the ruin of economy of Congo. Additionally, it led to the killing of about 60 lac people in this dangerous War. After the War, Congo came to be Poorest countries in the world. Presently, agriculture is the main source of income for its citizens. Therefore, the majority of Congo’s population is working with the occupation of agriculture.
Liberia stands as 2nd in the list of Poor countries. It was founded by Americo-Liberians in 1847. And, the capital of Liberia is Monrovia. They have a Gross domestic product (GDP) per capita is about $436. Furthermore, the population of Liberia is 4,129,636 along with English is their official language. $2.7 Billion is the total GDP of Liberia. Presently, agriculture and services are the main source of income of Liberia. However, import and Export reports of Liberia are certainly better than any other country. As it mainly imports machines, transportation instrument, fuel, manufacturing tools, commodities and chemicals. And it exports huge amount of diamond, wood, iron and coffee. Lastly, the unemployment ratio for the Liberia is 3.8%.
3. Republic of Zimbabwe:
The Republic of Zimbabwe is a South African country. Sadly, the living standard of Zimbabwean is very poor. It was founded in 1965. The capital of Zimbabwe is Harare along with a Gross domestic product (GDP) of about $491. The population of Zimbabwe consists of about 12,973,908 people. While its economy is based on agriculture. The Majority of Zimbabweans attached with the occupation of agriculture. South Africa is the main import partner of the nation. Zimbabwe currently imports food, chemicals, machinery, timber and fuel while they export gold, tobacco, fabrics and cotton. Sadly, the unemployment rate of Zimbabwe is 93%. While the labor of Zimbabwe contains about 30 lacs humans.
Burundi is infested by corruption, unstable education system and low GDP rate per capita. The capital of Burundi is Bujumbura while their Gross domestic product (GDP) is $620. Presently, French and Kirundi are the two main languages of Burundi. However, Burundi first appeared on the World’s map on 1st of July 1962. Similar to other poor countries’ economies, the economy of Burundi also works on agriculture. In fact, about 88% population are depending on the occupation of agriculture. The government of Burundi taking ventures to maintain their economy. Presently, Burundi is decent in import and export. They import petroleum, oil, food and wood while exports hides, sugar, coffee and tea. Sadly, the unemployment rate of Burundi is 80%.
Eritrea stands 5th in the list of Poorest countries in the world. It was founded in 1941. The capital of Eritrea is Asmara along with Gross domestic product (GDP) of $750. Tigrinya is the national language of Eritrea along with a population of 6,433,982. Presently, Eritrea has working in various industries including cement, fabric and textile, salt and food. The import and export rates for Eritrea also decent. In fact, it is importing manufacturing tools, petroleum, oil and machinery and export sorghum, food and short manufacturing instruments. The economy of Eritrea dependent on agriculture. Accordingly, majority of people attached with the occupation of agriculture. For this reason, their labor force contains 21 lacs people.