Poorest Countries in South America

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  • Post last modified:December 1, 2021

South America is one of the continents, it consists of 12 countries and 2 dependencies. It covers 17,840,000 km2 of area and is the 4th largest continent by area. Bolivia’s population is 436 million

Bolivia, with a per capita income of $4,800, is the poorest country in South America, it has a GDP of $12 billion. Bolivia is not the poorest compared to the world’s poorest countries. In comparison, Congo, the world’s poorest country, has an annual per capita income of $300.

South America, Image by Hans Braxmeier from Pixabay
RankName of the Country
GDP(PPP) Per Capital
Population
Year
1Bolivia$4,80010,907,7782011
2Paraguay$5,5006,454,5482011
3Guyana$7,500752,9402011
4Ecuador$8,30015,223,6802011
5Suriname$9,500560,1572011
6Peru$10,00029,496,0002011
7Colombia$10,10046,366,3642011
8Brazil$11,600192,376,4962011
9Venezuela$12,40027,150,0952011
10Uruguay$15,4003,318,5352011
11Chile$16,10017,402,6302011
12Argentina$17,40041,281,6312011

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