African countries have been damage alot by civil wars, violence, corruption and poverty for the past decades, and for that cause its no surprise that most of the african countries are in Top ten Poorest Countries in the world. IMF has carried out this survey on the basis of country’s domestic product per capita. This is also known as the GDP ratio of the country. GDP measures the economic condition of the country. IMF has rated the African countries poorest because of their struggling and bad economy, Here the Top Ten Poorest Contries 2013. Those countries in which people living a brutal life they don’t have anything to make their life happy.
Togo, officially République Togolaise or in English the Togolese Republic is a country in the West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east, and Burkina Faso to the north. It extends south to the Gulf of Guinea. Lome is the capital of Togo. Togo is on no 10 in the list of Top Ten Poorest Countries, It GDP per capita is $832. Its population is 6,619,000, French is its official language and It had been a part of France for some time.
9. Sierra Leone
officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, is a country in West Africa, The country covers a total area of 71,740 km2 (27,699 sq mi) Sierra Leone has a GDP per capita of $781 and is placed at the no 9 in Top Ten Poorest Countries 2013. Sierra is one of the largest exporters in the world but still, it is considered as the one of the poorest countries.
8. Central African Republic
Central African Republic is on no 8 Top Ten poorest Countries, It has the Its GDP per capita of $764. Its capital is Bangui and population of Central African Republic is about 4,422,000. French and Sango is the national languages of Central African Republic, The economy of the country has been dropping for few years due to the unstable and corrupt Government.
Niger is on no 7 in Top Ten Poorest Countries, With the GDP per capita of $733, Niger is located in West Africa, Niger covers a land area of almost 1,270,000 . The Country’s predominantly islamic population of just above 15,000,000 is mostly clustered in the far south and west of the nation, Niger capital city is Niamey.
The country is named after the Niger river and is located in West Africa, with the GDP per capita of $733, its capital is Asmara. The northeast and east of the country has an extensive coastline on the Red sea, The state covers an area of 1,267,00sq.km and has a population of 15,730,754. The largest export of the country is Uranium.
Somalia is on no 5 in Top Ten Poorest Countries, GDP per capita is $600, Its capital is Mogadishu and is located in Africa. Somalia is declared as a failed state by many journalists because of its civil wars and currency breakdown. Somalia has a population of around 10 million inhabitants.
Burundi placed no 4 spot in top 10 poorest countries with the GDP per capita $410. its population is 10,216,190, and Bujumbura is the capital of Burundi. Burundi was a part of Belgium in the beginning but now it is listed in Top ten poorest countries in the world.
Liberia is at no 3 in Top Ten poorest Countries. Located in West Africa Liberia covers an area of 111,369 km2(43,000 sq mi) and is home to about 3.7 million people. English is the official language, while over 30 indigenous languages are spoken within the country. The country’s GDP per capita is $392. Liberian dollar is its currency. The rate of un-employment in this country is 85% which is considered as one of the highest in the world.
Zimbabwe is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa, Zimbabwe achieved recognised independence from Britain in April 1980, The GDP per capita of this African continent is $395. Zimbabwe is no 2nd poorest country in the World. t has an inflation rate of 14.9%. Even though the nation is quite nature gifted with gold, chromite, asbestos, coal, copper, gold, nickel, platinum, the collapsing political, economic and social conditions have led to poverty, large scale migration and unemployment.
1. Democratic Republic of Congo
Congo is located in the central Africa. Kinshasa is the capital of Congo. With a population of over 71 million, the fourth most populous nation in Africa, And it is the second largest country in Africa, It is the no 1 poorest Country in the World with the GDP per capita is $395. his country is the last known one that has cannibal tribes. Some of these tribes hunt human beings to survive the food shortages. This country is also considered as the worst place for women. Numbers of rapes are recorded here annually, especially of virgins. The people of this place believe that having sex with virgins can help them to cure the disease of AIDS.