Poverty, hunger and lack of facilities are some of the aspects which push a country behind the race of development in the world. It is even the lack of resources and financial crisis which are drastically impacting many of the countries and nations in the world. Unfortunately the numbers of such countries is many but have a look at the top 10 poorest countries in 2014.
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The financial crisis and economical threats of Madagascar have become severe since a decade or so. Here the people are losing their lives everyday due to malnutrition. The estimated per capita GDP of this country is about USD950.
Togo is a small country located in the Western Africa. The government of Togo always seeks external help for fulfilling the educational, health and food requirements of the people. Here the per capita GDP value is about USD900.
According to the stats of 2014, Malawi is one of the countries where health facilities are almost none. The people here suffer from various health complications and infectious diseases, and many of them loss their lives as no immediate medical facilities are made available to them. Same is the situation with its finance, the people suffer from poor economic crisis. The GDP per capita value of Malawi is about USD850.
7. Central Africa Republic:
CentralAfricaRepublic’s most of population is into agriculture and farming sectors. But unfortunately many of the people fail to earn sufficient to fulfill their family needs. This country’s GDP per capita is approximately USD700.
It is absolutely true that for a few years, Niger’s government has taken serious measures to improve the lifestyle and standards of living of its people, but still the situation seems to be unsatisfactory. So this country’s per capita GDP value is about USD600 which is still below than average.
More than 80 % population of Zimbabwe is in small villages. These people suffer from severe health and financial problems. Although Zimbabwe has made fine records in different games but from economical point of view, this nation is behind the race with a GDP per capita value of USD550.
Burundi is yet another one of the poorest countries in the world. It annually receives millions of dollars from USA, UK and other developed nations in terms of financial help. Various NGOs are also active in this state to help the people improve their lifestyle. The GDP per capita of Burundi is about USD500 as per the current stats.
Eritrea has an estimated GDP per capita of almost USD400, and the situation of the people here seems to be drastically serious. Usually the population of Eritrea is into agriculture but this country has been blessed with various natural resources as well, still the people didn’t manage to improve their standards of living.
Congo is a truly backward country situated in the Central Africa. Since the day Congo got independence, the people of this country never saw regular flow of incoming amounts. It is very unfortunate to say that Congo’s GDP per capita is too much low (about USD350) and the people seem to be more relying upon external helps and don’t do anything themselves to improve their lives.
Liberia’s name is at the top of the list because of its per capita of only USD300. Every year, thousands of people here die of infections and malnutrition. Many of the children are born abnormally and their weight is less than a normal child’s weight. The reasons are lack of food and financial resources.