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The 9 Poorest Countries In The World

#4. Malawi

Malawi - The 9 Poorest Countries In The World

Malawi is a landlocked country in southeast Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland. It is bordered by Zambia to the northwest, Tanzania to the northeast, and Mozambique on the east, south and west. Malawi is among the world’s least-developed countries. The economy is heavily based in agriculture, with a largely rural population. The Malawian government depends heavily on outside aid to meet development needs. Malawi has a low life expectancy and high infant mortality. There is a high prevalence of HIV/AIDS, which is a drain on the labour force and government expenditures.
GDP per capita: $381.37
Country GDP: $6,565,382,259
Population: 17,215,000
Government type: Presidential

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