2015 Rankings are based on the GDP (PPP) of a country, which compares the generalized differences in the cost of living and standards between countries.
#8 | ERITREA
Current International Dollars: 1,210.15
Despite a promising mining sector, Eritrea suffers the consequences of having one of the most repressive governments in the world: among other things it faces UN sanctions and must deal with thousands of citizens fleeing the country every month. Poverty is widespread and income per-capita (PPP) in 2015 is estimated at just over US $1,200.