poorest country in the caribbean

The Caribbean is a vast region of North America that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some enclosed by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the North Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea) and the surrounding coasts. The region is located to the southeast of the Gulf of Mexico and the North American mainland, north of South America and east of Central America. The Caribbean countries region is made up of 25 independent nations and other territories.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimates the world’s countries according to purchasing power parity (PPP) per capita which takes into account the comparative cost of living and the inflation rates of the countries to compare living standards among the different nations.

Below is a compiled list of the 10 poorest Caribbean countries.

Poorest Carribean Countries

 

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Rank

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Country

GDP Per Capita ( in US$)

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1

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Haiti

874

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2

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Jamaica

5,393

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3

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Dominica

6,860

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4

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

7, 505

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5

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Saint Lucia

10, 042

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6

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Grenada

11,031

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7

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Trinidad and Tobago

 

16,930

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8

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Antigua and Barbuda

 

17, 476

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9

Saint Kitts and Nevis

17,961

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10

Barbados

18, 365

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So next time you want to visit the Carribean region, you already know where to plan. This list of the poorest countries in the Caribbean is also useful for any business person who is planning to invest in these markets.

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