Special Report

25 Poorest Countries in the World

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20. Rwanda
> GNI per capita: $1,990
> 2017 GDP: $24.85 billion (136th out of 185 countries)
> Population (2012): 11.84 million
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 67.1 years

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19. Chad
> GNI per capita: $1,920
> 2017 GDP: $28.92 billion (127th out of 185 countries)
> Population (2004): 12.19 million
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 52.9 years

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18. Ethiopia
> GNI per capita: $1,890
> 2017 GDP: $199.34 billion (62nd out of 185 countries)
> Population (2016): 92.66 million
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 65.5 years

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17. Zimbabwe
> GNI per capita: $1,850
> 2017 GDP: $34.48 billion (122nd out of 185 countries)
> Population (2012): 14.88 million
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 61.2 years

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16. Haiti
> GNI per capita: $1,830
> 2017 GDP: $19.93 billion (142nd out of 185 countries)
> Population (0): 10.98 million
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 63.3 years