Top 20 Poorest Countries in Asia

Afghanistan - poorest country in Asia

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Asia is the Largest Continent in the World with 17 million sqr miles of Area and most populous continent with 3.8 Billion inhabitants. The Region consist of 48 Countries including powerful countries India, China, Russia, and South Korea. The Continent is home to many Poorest and Richest Countries, and many of the poorest countries income depending on Agriculture and small trading systems. Afghanistan is the Poorest Country in Asia with $1,300 per Capita. India and China are the developing countries and the economy depends on various sectors from Agriculture to Modern Technology.

The Following List of Top 20 Poorest Countries in Asia, the rankings on GDP per Capita updated.

RanksName of the CountryGDP Per CapitaPopulation
1Afghanistan$1,00029,835,392
2Nepal$1,30029,391,883
3Burma$1,30053,999,804
4Bangladesh$1,700158,570,535
5North Korea$1,80024,457,492
6Tajikistan$2,0007,627,200
7Cambodia$2,30014,701,717
8Kyrgyzstan$2,4005,587,443
9Laos$2,7006,477,211
10Pakistan$2,800187,342,721
11Timor-Leste$3,1001,066,582
12Uzbekistan$3,30029,559,100
13Vietnam$3,30091,519,289
14India$3,7001,210,193,422
15Philippines$4,10092,337,852
16Mongolia$4,5002,754,685
17Indonesia$4,700237,424,363
18Georgia$5,4004,469,200
19Sri Lanka$5,60020,277,597
20Bhutan$6,000708,427