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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: The Poorest Countries In The World
Kabul

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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