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List of the poorest countries of the world. Poverty is seen in most parts of these countries. Poverty is determined by GDP (gross domestic product), literacy rate and employment rate which are the parameters to determine the level of poverty of a country. Some of the poorest countries in the world have the lowest GDPs and literary rates of any other countries.

What are the poorest countries in the world? Poverty in the world can be kept at bay by helping these nations see better economic conditions. While some of the richer countries in the world complain about minimum wages and the like, these countries are often concerned with rampant unemployment and lack of access to basic human needs. This list of the poor countries in the world is alphabetical, but can be sorted by any column. Source: UN's Human Development Report

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Afghanistan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Afghanistan Kabul

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Angola is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Angola Luanda

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Bangladesh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Bangladesh Dhaka

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Benin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Benin Porto-Novo

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Bhutan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Bhutan Thimphu

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Burkina Faso is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Burkina Faso Ouagadougou

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Burundi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Burundi Bujumbura

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Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Cambodia Phnom Penh

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Cape Verde is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Cape Verde Praia

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Central African Republic is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World

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Chad is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Chad N'Djamena

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Comoros is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Comoros Moroni

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Democratic Republic of the Con... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World

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Djibouti is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Djibouti Djibouti

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Equatorial Guinea is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World

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Eritrea is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Eritrea Asmara

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Ethiopia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Ethiopia Addis Ababa

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Gambia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Gambia Banjul

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Guinea is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Guinea Conakry

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Guinea-Bissau is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Guinea-Bissau Bissau

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Haiti is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Haiti Port-au-Prince

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Kiribati is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Kiribati South Tarawa

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Laos is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Laos Vientiane

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Lesotho is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Lesotho Maseru

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Liberia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Liberia Monrovia

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Madagascar is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Madagascar Antananarivo

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Malawi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Malawi Lilongwe

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Maldives is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Maldives Malé

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Mali is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Mali Bamako

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Mauritania is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Mauritania Nouakchott

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Mozambique is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Mozambique Maputo

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Myanmar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Myanmar Naypyidaw

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Nepal is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Nepal Kathmandu

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Niger is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Niger Niamey

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Rwanda is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Rwanda Kigali

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Samoa is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Samoa Apia

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São Tomé and Príncipe is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World

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Senegal is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Senegal Dakar

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Sierra Leone is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Sierra Leone Freetown

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Solomon Islands is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Solomon Islands Honiara

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Somalia is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Somalia Mogadishu

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Sudan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Sudan Khartoum

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Timor-Leste is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World

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Togo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Togo Lomé

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Tuvalu is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Tuvalu Funafuti

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Uganda is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Uganda Kampala

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Tanzania is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Tanzania Dodoma

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Vanuatu is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Vanuatu Port Vila

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Yemen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Yemen Sana'a

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Zambia is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list World Poverty: 50 Poorest Countries in the World
Zambia Lusaka