10 POOREST COUNTRIES IN ASIA - 2017 | Lowest Per Capita Income
Asia is the Largest Continent in the World with 17 million sqr miles of Area and most populous continent with 3.8 Billion inhabitants. 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 $1,100 per Capita. India and China are the developing countries and the whole economy depends on different sectors from Agriculture to Modern Technology. All figures are drawn from calculations based on World Bank Gross Domestic Product and Gross National Income data.
Per capita income, also known as income per person, is the mean income of the people in an economic unit such as a country or city. It is calculated by taking a measure of all sources of income in the aggregate (such as GDP or Gross national income) and dividing it by the total population.