25 Poorest Countries in the Continent of Africa

Africa is the large content and consists of many countries most of them are economically not well, every country GDP changes each year with some improvement in economy especially in African countries, here the data shows 25 Countries which are lower GDP per capita, the ranking analyzed on GDP (Gross Domestic Product) per Capita on the recent official sources. Here 25 Poorest countries listed below with the income sources from Agriculture, Industry and Services. Africa is the large continent which consists of many Countries with the low economic background, and many poorest countries in the world are in the African continent.

1. Congo (The Democratic Republic of the)

Source: Agriculture – 37%, Industry – 26%, Services – 36%
Currency: Central African CFA franc
GDP per Capita: US $300

2. Burundi

Source: Agriculture – 31%, Industry – 21%, Services – 47%
Currency: Burundian franc
GDP per Capita: US $300

3. Zimbabwe

Source: Agriculture – 19%, Industry – 24%, Services – 56%
Currency: United States Dollar
GDP per Capita: US $500

4. Liberia

Source: Agriculture – 76%, Industry – 5%, Services – 17%
Currency: Liberian dollar
GDP per Capita: US $500

5. Eritrea

Source: Agriculture – 11%, Industry – 20%, Services – 67%
Currency: Nakfa
GDP per Capita: US $600

6. Somalia

Source: Agriculture – 65%, Industry – 10%, Services – 25%
Currency: Somali Shilling
GDP per Capita: US $600

7. The Central African Republic

Source: Agriculture – 55%, Industry – 20%, Services – 25%
Currency: Nakfa
GDP per Capita: US $600

8. Niger

Source: Agriculture – 39%, Industry – 17%, Services – 44%
Currency: West African CFA franc
GDP per Capita: US $700

9. Malawi

Source: Agriculture – 33%, Industry – 21%, Services – 44%
Currency: Kwacha
GDP per Capita: US $800

10. Togo

Source: Agriculture – 47%, Industry – 25%, Services – 27%
Currency: CFA franc
GDP per Capita: US $900

11. Madagascar

Source: Agriculture – 26%, Industry – 16%, Services – 56%
Currency: Malagasy ariary
GDP per Capita: US $900

12. Sierra Leone

Source: Agriculture – 49%, Industry – 31%, Services – 21%
Currency: Leone
GDP per Capita: US $900

13. Mozambique

Source: Agriculture – 28%, Industry – 26%, Services – 45%
Currency: Mozambican metical
GDP per Capita: US $1,000

14. Comoros

Source: Agriculture – 55%, Industry – 20%, Services – 25%
Currency: Comorian franc
GDP per Capita: US $1,000

15. Ethiopia

Source: Agriculture – 42%, Industry – 13%, Services – 43%
Currency: Birr
GDP per Capita: US $

16. Guinea

Source: Agriculture – 25%, Industry – 45%, Services – 28%
Currency: Guinean franc
GDP per Capita: US $1,000

17. Rwanda

Source: Agriculture – 42%, Industry – 14%, Services – 43%
Currency: Rwandan franc
GDP per Capita: US $1,100

18. Guinea-Bissau

Source: Agriculture – 55%, Industry – 20%, Services – 25%
Currency: CFA franc
GDP per Capita: US $1,100

19. Burkina Faso

Source: Agriculture – 30%, Industry – 20%, Services – 49%
Currency: CFA franc
GDP per Capita: US $1,200

20. Mali

Source: Agriculture – 45%, Industry – 17%, Services – 38%
Currency: CFA franc
GDP per Capita: US $1,200

21. Uganda

Source: Agriculture – 23%, Industry – 24%, Services – 51%
Currency: Ugandan shilling
GDP per Capita: US $1,300

22. Tanzania

Source: Agriculture – 42%, Industry – 18%, Services – 40%
Currency: Tanzanian shilling
GDP per Capita: US $1,400

23. Benin

Source: Agriculture – 33%, Industry – 14%, Services – 52%
Currency: CFA franc
GDP per Capita: US $1,500

24. Zambia

Source: Agriculture – 19%, Industry – 33%, Services – 46%
Currency: Zambian kwacha
GDP per Capita: US $1,500

25. Chad

Source: Agriculture – 50%, Industry – 7%, Services –42%
Currency: CFA franc
GDP per Capita: US $1,600

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