poverty

Poverty

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Living in a poor society for most people means living in poverty and no prospect of improvement, and for a large part of the population means an insufficient amount of food.

In those countries where the gross domestic product per capita is less than $ 3,600, the proportion of undernourished people is generally higher than average proportion of undernourished people in the world. You can consider them as poor countries because of this, they can not afford to feed its citizens, with a greater percentage than the world average (more than 10.1% of the population).

GDP per capita amounting to $ 3,600 is three times smaller than the average GDP per capita in the world and 17 times smaller than in the US.

Currently, in 75 countries is lower GDP per capita than $ 3,600, there live 44% of the Earth’s population.
GDP per capita and malnutrition

Gross domestic product per capita (forecast for 2017)

CountryGDP per capita [k$]Population [million]
Liechtenstein170.70.038
Luxembourg107.30.538
Monaco98.70.031
Switzerland82.47.722
Qatar78.02.314
Norway77.64.786
United States of America60.3328.131
Singapore57.95.889
Denmark56.25.606
Ireland55.75.011
Sweden55.69.189
Iceland54.00.323
San Marino52.80.034
Australia52.623.232
Andorra48.90.086
Hong Kong47.97.280
United Kingdom47.664.769
Canada46.635.624
Austria46.58.224
Netherlands46.117.085
Finland44.65.273
Germany43.680.594
Belgium42.010.460
New Zealand39.74.510
France39.766.822
United Arab Emirates39.06.072
Israel35.08.157
Japan34.9126.451
Kuwait33.52.875
Brunei32.60.444
Italy31.262.138
Puerto Rico30.64.037
South Korea30.349.237
Spain27.548.958
Taiwan25.723.254
Bahrain25.21.411
Malta25.00.416
Cyprus23.61.222
Saudi Arabia23.428.572
The Bahamas23.10.330
Slovenia22.11.972
Portugal20.410.840
Greece20.110.768
Trinidad and Tobago20.11.218
Netherlands Antilles20.00.150
Estonia19.61.231
Nauru19.40.010
Czech Republic18.410.089
Slovakia17.65.499
Uruguay17.33.360
Palau17.20.021
Saint Kitts and Nevis17.10.053
Barbados16.70.292
Oman16.73.424
Seychelles16.40.009
Lithuania16.23.473
Latvia15.42.123
Antigua and Barbuda15.30.095
Panama14.83.753
Chile14.317.693
Poland14.038.189
Argentina13.844.229
Hungary13.69.851
Equatorial Guinea12.70.778
Croatia12.34.452
Lebanon12.14.190
Costa Rica12.04.930
Russia11.7134.548
Malaysia11.331.382
Kazakhstan11.018.557
Suriname10.50.592
Mauritius10.41.356
Turkey10.384.273
Romania10.321.530
Libya10.27.388
Maldives10.10.393
Mexico9.8121.117
Grenada9.80.112
Brazil9.1216.572
China9.11372.088
Gabon8.81.772
Saint Lucia8.70.165
Turkmenistan8.45.351
Venezuela8.130.083
Cuba7.911.437
Dominica7.50.074
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines7.50.102
Bulgaria7.46.750
Dominican Republic7.210.734
Montenegro7.10.064
Colombia7.047.699
Ecuador6.816.291
Peru6.631.037
Namibia6.62.236
Botswana6.52.236
Thailand6.468.735
Belarus6.49.366
Azerbaijan6.29.961
Jordan6.16.877
South Africa6.048.390
Iraq6.034.752
Fiji5.80.921
Serbia5.87.111
Macedonia5.42.104
Jamaica5.22.991
Belize5.10.360
Iran5.183.768
Angola4.820.729
Albania4.73.048
Bosnia and Herzegovina4.64.611
Guyana4.60.741
Algeria4.637.444
Sri Lanka4.522.409
Samoa4.50.200
Georgia4.44.492
El Salvador4.46.172
Tonga4.30.106
Mongolia4.33.408
Paraguay4.26.944
Guatemala4.215.461
Egypt4.191.635
Tunisia4.011.229
Kosovo3.91.895
Indonesia3.8260.581
Armenia3.52.996
Marshall Islands3.50.075
Morocco3.533.987
Bhutan3.40.758
Cape Verde3.40.561
Philippines3.4113.510
Bolivia3.211.138
Federated States of Micronesia3.20.104
Swaziland3.21.467
Tuvalu3.20.011
Vanuatu3.10.242
Palestine, State of3.14.646
Republic of Congo2.85.025
Nigeria2.8192.909
Uzbekistan2.629.749
Honduras2.49.039
Ukraine2.443.437
Vietnam2.496.160
Sudan2.252.316
Solomon Islands2.20.648
Nicaragua2.16.026
Papua New Guinea2.16.910
Moldova2.13.474
Djibouti2.10.865
Laos2.07.127
East Timor2.01.319
Syria2.023.614
India1.91281.936
Sao Tome and Principe1.80.201
Kenya1.647.616
Myanmar1.657.458
Pakistan1.6204.925
Ghana1.527.470
Cote d'Ivoire1.524.185
Bangladesh1.5174.494
Zambia1.516.588
Kiribati1.40.108
Mauritania1.43.759
Yemen1.427.908
Cameroon1.422.223
Cambodia1.316.204
Kyrgyzstan1.36.077
Lesotho1.21.958
Chad1.212.076
Zimbabwe1.114.868
Tanzania1.047.723
Tajikistan1.08.469
Senegal1.014.669
Mali0.916.560
Benin0.911.039
Haiti0.910.346
Nepal0.932.659
Sierra Leone0.86.163
Eritrea0.86.821
Rwanda0.813.319
Comoros0.80.81
Ethiopia0.8109.777
North Korea0.825.248
Burkina Faso0.720.108
Uganda0.642.894
Togo0.67.965
Mozambique0.626.574
Guinea0.612.414
Afghanistan0.634.125
Guinea-Bissau0.61.792
Somalia0.611.031
Democratic Republic of the Congo0.683.301
Liberia0.54.405
The Gambia0.52.051
Niger0.520.450
Madagascar0.426.099
Malawi0.418.687
Central African Republic0.45.625
Burundi0.312.293
South Sudan0.312.138

More detailed comparison shows national income.

[Own study based on data published on the websites: geoba.se, worldometers.infostatisticstimes.comknoema.com, imf.orgdata.worldbank.org.]

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