Monday, November 21, 2016

The 10 poorest countries in the world are all in Africa

Many Americans make more in a week than residents in some of the poorest countries earn in an entire year, according to a ranking of the poorest countries in the world based on gross national income (GNI). GNI includes residents' net incomes as well as the country's gross domestic product. Here are the 10 poorest countries by GNI per capita:
Democratic Republic of Congo: $680
Liberia: $683
Burundi: $691
Niger: $889
Guinea: $1,058
Malawi: $1,073
Mozambique: $1,098
Togo: $1,262
Madagascar: $1,320
Comoros: $1,361

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