11 Most Underdeveloped Countries in Europe

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Europe is not all about high class living, fast cars and beautiful faces and here is a list of 11 Most Underdeveloped Countries in Europe by Per Capita GDP that might add a great deal to your information about this continent.

Europe is considered as one of the richest when it comes to continents. Most of the people living in Europe have a higher standard of living as oppose to continents like Africa or Asia. Some of the most developed countries in the world are in Europe.  Famous countries like Switzerland, Norway, Denmark and Luxembourg are in the same continent. These along with many other European countries are also extremely popular for tourism and are ranked amongst the most liberal countries in the world but not all that glitters is gold. There are some countries in Europe that are struggling in terms of economic growth.  It is certainly hard to believe but just like any other continent in the world poor countries exist in Europe as well.  We have made a list of 11 countries that are amongst the poorest in Europe but before we get into the complete list we are sure that you would also like to read our list of 10 Most Underdeveloped Countries in the World.


Moldova is the poorest in Europe with Per Capita GDP of only $3,800 (Estimates of 2014). The country is entirely dependent on its export of agriculture goods, which is why most of the people in the country are employed in the agricultural sector. The residents of this country do not enjoy the same standard of living as many others in Europe. Thus, the country stands at the top of the table of the poorest nations in Europe.  It’s time to tell you about other countries which makes up the negative side of this great continent.

11. Romania

Despite the fact that Romania is attracting a lot of students towards its universities, the country still stays behind in the race of economic growth in Europe. The last recorded Per Capita GDP was as low as $18,365.


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