Top 10 Poorest Countries In The World

 |  February 4, 2010

A lot of people are helping the relief efforts of Haiti but we shouldn’t forget that many other countries are in worse condition than you may think, the following list is very depressing but to understand it you have to know what GDP means. GDP per capita is an approximation of the value of goods produced per person in the country, equal to the country’s GDP divided by the total number of people in the country. Compare these numbers to the GDP of the U.S. economy which was $46,442 in 2009.