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7 poorest countries in the world

According to World Bank projections, about 702 million people, or 9.6 percent of the world population, will live below the poverty line this year, mostly in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Here is a list of some of the poorest countries in the world:

Dec 06, 2015, 17:20 PM IST
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7. Afghanistan

7. Afghanistan

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6. Niger

6. Niger

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5. Eritrea

5. Eritrea

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4. Liberia

4. Liberia

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3. Burundi

3. Burundi

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2. Zimbabwe

2. Zimbabwe

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1. Democratic Republic of the Congo

1. Democratic Republic of the Congo