|Rank||Country||Currency||GDP Per Capita (2013)|
|1||Democratic Republic of the Congo||Congolese Franc||$394.25|
|6||Central African Republic||CFA Franc||$827.93|
The figures above include data and forecasts for the wealth of countries and regions for year 2013. Source: the IMF
Top 10 Poorest Countries video
GDP is the value of all final goods and services produced within a country in a given year. A country with a GDP per capita of $765 dollars or less is defined as a low-income or poor country. And it is on the basis of this GDP, that the top ten poorest countries map has been prepared. Industrialization, overpopulation, investment, infrastructure, geography, resources, colonialism, education, government and debt are few of the most critical aspects that make poor countries remain poor.