Special Report

Countries With the Widest Gaps Between Rich and Poor

4. Eswatini
> GDP per capita: $9,003 (122nd out of 186 countries)
> Poverty rate: 58.9% (3rd out of 115 countries)
> Pct. of population living under $1.90 a day: 29.2% (19th out of 101 countries)
> Unemployment rate: 23.4% (4th out of 187 countries)
> Population: 1.1 million

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3. Sao Tome and Principe
> GDP per capita: $4,145 (149th out of 186 countries)
> Poverty rate: 66.7% (2nd out of 115 countries)
> Pct. of population living under $1.90 a day: 35.6% (16th out of 101 countries)
> Unemployment rate: 13.9% (27th out of 187 countries)
> Population: 215,000

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2. Zambia
> GDP per capita: $3,624 (154th out of 186 countries)
> Poverty rate: 54.4% (7th out of 115 countries)
> Pct. of population living under $1.90 a day: 58.7% (4th out of 101 countries)
> Unemployment rate: 12.2% (38th out of 187 countries)
> Population: 17.9 million

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1. Namibia
> GDP per capita: $10,064 (117th out of 186 countries)
> Poverty rate: 17.4% (74th out of 115 countries)
> Pct. of population living under $1.90 a day: 13.8% (25th out of 101 countries)
> Unemployment rate: 20.4% (6th out of 187 countries)
> Population: 2.5 million

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