Special Report

25 Poorest Countries in the World

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15. Uganda
> GNI per capita: $1,820
> 2017 GDP: $79.89 billion (91st out of 185 countries)
> Population (2016): 37.67 million
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 59.9 years

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14. Burkina Faso
> GNI per capita: $1,810
> 2017 GDP: $35.89 billion (119th out of 185 countries)
> Population (2016): 19.19 million
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 60.4 years

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13. Guinea-Bissau
> GNI per capita: $1,700
> 2017 GDP: $3.16 billion (166th out of 185 countries)
> Population (2017): 1.70 million
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 57.4 years

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12. The Gambia
> GNI per capita: $1,670
> 2017 GDP: $3.60 billion (163rd out of 185 countries)
> Population (2016): 2.10 million
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 61.2 years

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11. Togo
> GNI per capita: $1,620
> 2017 GDP: $12.24 billion (147th out of 185 countries)
> Population (2016): 7.80 million
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 60.2 years