Top 20 Poorest Countries in Asia

Asia is the Largest Continent in the World with 17 million sqr miles of Area and most populous continent with 3.8 billion peoples. The Region consists of 48 countries including powerful countries India, China, Russia, Japan 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 whole economy depends on different sectors from Agriculture to Modern Technology.

Afghanistan - poorest country in Asia

Photo by Pavel Dobrovsky via Flickr

RanksCountryGDP Per CapitaPopulation
1North Korea$1,80025,155,317
2Afghanistan$2,00033,332,025
3Yemen$2,47625,408,000
4Nepal$2,57328,825,709
5Tajikistan$3,1468,481,855
6Bangladesh$3,581163,187,000
7Kyrgyzstan$3,6696,019,480
8Cambodia$4,02215,957,223
9Pakistan$5,374207,774,520
10Myanmar$5,77351,486,253
11Laos$6,1156,803,699
12Vietnam$6,92592,700,000
13Uzbekistan$7,02332,979,000
14Mongolia$7,02332,979,000
15India$7,1531,326,572,000
16Bhutan$8,762742,737
17Georgia$10,1003,720,400
18Jordan$11,1249,952,293
19Indonesia$12,432263,510,000
20Sri Lanka$13,01221,203,000