10 Poorest Countries in Europe

Europe consists many economically developed countries, although with some economically weaker countries. Interestingly, countries listed below are not poorest you could call it economically low as it income far high comparing to world’s poorest countries. Here the list, based on the per capita GDP (PPP), usually dividing country’s total GDP by the population. The ranking based on the country’s development. There are statistics and ranking of the GDP of countries by official sources estimated in 2016. The GDP (PPP) ranking of poorest countries based on international dollars.

10. Bulgaria

Veliko Tarnovo - Bulgaria

Photo by Pieter van Marion Via Flickr

Total GDP (PPP): $141.375 billion
Currency: Bulgarian lev
Estimate in: 2016
GDP per capita: $19,839

9. Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan

Photo by Victor Yastrebov Via Flickr

Total GDP (PPP): $168.4 billion
Currency: Azerbaijani manat
Estimate in: 2015
GDP per capita: $17,500

8. Montenegro

Budva, montenego

Photo by Alexanyan Via Flickr

Total GDP (PPP): $10.436 billion
Currency: Euro
Estimate in: 2016
GDP per capita: $16,654

7. Serbia

Zemun, Serbia

Photo by Michal Sleczek Via Flickr

Total GDP (PPP): $100.180 billion
Currency: Serbian dinar
Estimate in: 2016
GDP per capita: $14,047

6. Macedonia

Thessaloniki Macedonia

Photo by Carlo Tancredi Via Flickr

Total GDP (PPP): $28.89 billion
Currency: Macedonian denar
Estimate in: 2015
GDP per capita: $14,000

5. Albania

Gjirokaster, Albania

Photo by bilwander Via Flickr

Total GDP (PPP): $34.282 billion
Currency: Albanian lek
Estimate in: 2016
GDP per capita: $12,484

4. Bosnia and Herzegovina

Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovia

Photo by Ferry Vermeer Via Flickr

Total GDP (PPP): $41.127 billion
Currency: Bosnia and Herzegovina convertible mark
Estimate in: 2016
GDP per capita: $10,670

3. Georgia

Tbilisi, Georgia

Photo by Been Around Via Flickr

Total GDP (PPP): $35.6 billion
Currency: Georgian lari
Estimate in: 2015
GDP per capita: $9,500

2. Armenia

Norarus Village, Armenia

Photo by Lotusc Via Flickr

Total GDP (PPP): $25.323 billion
Currency: Noah’s Ark silver coins, Armenian dram
Estimate in: 2015
GDP per capita: $8,468

1. Moldova

Bardaru, Laloveni, Moldova

Photo by David Davidson Via Flickr

Total GDP (PPP): $18.057 billion
Currency: Moldovan leu
Estimate in: 2016
GDP per capita: $5,082

Note: Europe is the Continent with many economically developed countries. The poorest country’s income starts with $5,082 per Capita (Moldova), second with $8,468 (Armenia). The income of Moldova is not bad compared to World’s poorest country income per capita which starts with $226 (Malawi).

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