The poorest countries in the world are dominated by countries on the African continent. The poorest countries in the world suffer from very limited natural and human resources.
In addition, there are civil wars, ethnic strife and prolonged natural disasters that have a negative impact on the economies of these countries. Now they are suffering more and more with the emergence of the Covid-19 disease pandemic, which of course makes the situation even worse.
Reported by Storymaps, Tuesday (12/28/2021), the poverty level is determined by calculating the number of people living below the poverty line. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) provides the figures used in this map of the poorest countries.
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According to the OECD, the poverty line is “defined as half of the total household income over the population median”. Based on the 2021 Poverty Rate By Country, here are the 7 poorest countries in the world:
List of Poorest Countries in the World, Most of the African Continent
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