Special Report

Countries With the Widest Gaps Between Rich and Poor

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14. Benin
> GDP per capita: $3,433 (158th out of 186 countries)
> Poverty rate: 38.5% (21st out of 115 countries)
> Pct. of population living under $1.90 a day: 49.6% (8th out of 101 countries)
> Unemployment rate: 2.5% (172nd out of 187 countries)
> Population: 11.8 million

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12. Honduras
> GDP per capita: $5,981 (134th out of 186 countries)
> Poverty rate: 48.3% (12th out of 115 countries)
> Pct. of population living under $1.90 a day: 14.8% (22nd out of 101 countries)
> Unemployment rate: 9.4% (56th out of 187 countries)
> Population: 9.7 million

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12. Costa Rica
> GDP per capita: $21,738 (68th out of 186 countries)
> Poverty rate: 21.0% (60th out of 115 countries)
> Pct. of population living under $1.90 a day: 1.0% (57th out of 101 countries)
> Unemployment rate: 17.1% (15th out of 187 countries)
> Population: 5.0 million

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11. Panama
> GDP per capita: $32,851 (48th out of 186 countries)
> Poverty rate: 22.1% (55th out of 115 countries)
> Pct. of population living under $1.90 a day: 1.2% (55th out of 101 countries)
> Unemployment rate: 10.2% (51st out of 187 countries)
> Population: 4.2 million

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10. Zimbabwe
> GDP per capita: $2,961 (162nd out of 186 countries)
> Poverty rate: 38.3% (22nd out of 115 countries)
> Pct. of population living under $1.90 a day: 39.5% (13th out of 101 countries)
> Unemployment rate: 5.7% (111th out of 187 countries)
> Population: 14.6 million