The Poorest Countries In Africa 2019

The Poorest Countries In Africa 2019
The Poorest Countries In Africa 2019

Africa remains the poorest country in African disputes has a massive amount of natural resources, rare earth minerals; over half of the nations in Africa are considered the poorest countries in the world. Even though the continent is developing quickly, many governments aren’t showing economic growth.

Economic insecurity, political instability, and wars within these nations have left many of Africa’s citizens living a life of poverty.

One of the factors used to determine the richest and poorest countries globally is looking at each nation’s gross domestic product per capita. This measures the purchasing power of each government in the international market and is a good indicator to use for determining how rich (or, in this case, poor) a country is.

The Poorest Countries In Africa 2019 Based on the numbers from 2017, Somalia has the lowest GDP per capita. It is ranked last at number 54 in Africa and is ranked 188th in the world.

 

Here are The Poorest Countries In Africa 2019

 

10. South Sudan

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South Sudan Flag

South Sudan has a GDP of $2.904 billion and a GDP per capita of $228.034. The top exports of Sudan are Gold ($1.51B), Crude Petroleum ($720M), Sheep and Goats ($476M),

 

9. Burundi

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Burundi Flag

Burundi has a GDP of $3.478 billion and a GDP per capita of $312.46. The top exports of Burundi are Coffee ($38M), Gold ($36.9M), Tea ($25.7M).

 

8. Malawi

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Malawi Flag

Malawi has a GDP of $6.303 billion and a GDP per capita of $323.74. The top exports of Malawi are Raw Tobacco ($619M), Tea ($90.8M), Raw Sugar ($35.3M).

 

7. The central African Republic

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The major African Republic flag

Central African Republic has a GDP of $1.949 billion and GDP per capita of $386.80. The top exports of the Central African Republic are Rough Wood ($27.1M), Diamonds ($5.07M), Raw cotton ($2.90M).

 

6. Mozambique

Mozambique.
Mozambique.

Mozambique has a GDP of $12.68 billion and a GDP per capita of $415.72. The top exports of Mozambique are Coke ($1.51B), Coal Briquettes ($1.44B), Raw Aluminium ($907M).

 

5. Niger

Niger
Niger

Niger has a GDP of $8.12 billion and a GDP per capita of $378.06. The top exports of Nigeria are Crude Petroleum ($35.6B), Petroleum Gas ($6.47B), Refined Petroleum ($774M).

 

4. Madagascar

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Madagascar

Madagascar has a GDP of $11.5 billion and a GDP per capita of $449.72. Madagascar primarily exports agricultural products coffee, vanilla, shellfish, sugar, and fibres.

 

3. the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has a GDP of $37.24 billion and a GDP per capita of $457.85. The top exports Democratic Republic of the Congo are gold, diamonds, copper, cobalt, coltan, zinc, tin, tungsten, crude oil, wood products, coffee.

 

2. The Gambia

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The Gambia

The Gambia has a GDP of $1.015 billion and a GDP per capita of $483.02. Gambia’s main exports are peanuts, fish and cotton. Gambia’s main export partners are Senegal and Guinea, followed by the United Kingdom.

 

1. Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone has a GDP of $3.774 billion and a GDP per capita of $499.43.Sierra Leone’s main exports are diamonds (63 percent of total exports), cocoa (22 percent) and coffee.