Special Report

25 Poorest Countries in the World

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10. Comoros
> GNI per capita: $1,570
> 2017 GDP: $1.26 billion (176th out of 185 countries)
> Population (2015): 830,000
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 63.7 years

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9. Madagascar
> GNI per capita: $1,510
> 2017 GDP: $39.76 billion (115th out of 185 countries)
> Population (2010): 25.61 million
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 65.9 years

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8. Sierra Leone
> GNI per capita: $1,480
> 2017 GDP: $11.53 billion (151st out of 185 countries)
> Population (2017): 7.41 million
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 51.8 years

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7. Mozambique
> GNI per capita: $1,200
> 2017 GDP: $37.01 billion (116th out of 185 countries)
> Population (2015): 29.54 million
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 58.3 years

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6. Malawi
> GNI per capita: $1,180
> 2017 GDP: $22.39 billion (139th out of 185 countries)
> Population (2016): 19.17 million
> Life expectancy at birth in 2016: 63.2 years