5 Poorest Countries in the World

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In this article, we discuss the 5 poorest countries in the world. If you want to read our detailed analysis of these countries, go directly to the 25 Poorest Countries in the World.

5. The Democratic Republic of Congo

GNI: $1100

Population: 92.5 million

Congo is the largest country in sub-Saharan Africa. With a population of 92.5 million, it is the most populous Francophone country in the world. Its GNI per capita is $1100 ranks it the fifth poorest country due to its intermittent political conflicts and systemic corruption. Although fertility rates remain high, infant and maternal mortality rates also continue their upward trend.

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