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11 Most Underdeveloped Countries in Asia

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This article will discuss 11 Most Underdeveloped Countries in Asia by their Per Capita GDP. Poverty has become one of the world’s major problems. A lot of countries in the world are going through issues like electricity crisis, water shortages, and inflation. Most of these problems occur in countries that are either underdeveloped or in the process of development. There are several reasons why a country goes through these problems. Lack of proper education, mishandling of taxes and corruption are few of the reasons behind the underdevelopment. Some of the most developed countries in the world had gone through the days of poverty and development too.


Japan stands as one of the best examples in this modern Era. During World War II, Hiroshima and Nagasaki were bombarded by the US. This was the only time when nuclear bombs were deployed by a country. Japan was in complete disarray; the country saw the worst crisis ever. However, it got back onto its feet, and it is now one of the most leading nations in the world in terms of technology and political stability.

The continent of Asia contains some of the most successful economies in the world such as China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Taiwan. However, there are many countries that are still going through problems like poverty and inflation. Afghanistan, Burma, Nepal and Bangladesh are amongst the top countries facing these problems. When talking about poverty and underdevelopment you might be also interested to know which 10 Most Underdeveloped Countries in The World are.  Now, the time has come to present you the most underdeveloped countries in Asia:

11. Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste is in the south-east of Asia. According to World Bank, the country is home to 1.178 million people and is considered as one of the most underdeveloped countries in Asia. Its per capita GDP is $3,100.


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