Worlds poorest country by GPD per capita - Democratic Republic of Congo

African country - Democratic Republic of Congo ranks number 1 in terms of Worlds smallest GDP per capita. 

Republic of Congo, as many African countries gained it's independece in 1960. It's believed that Democratic Republic of Congo has natural resources in worth $24 trillions. But still it's worlds poorest country by GDP per capita, accounting in just $271.97. 

Democratic Republic of Congo has population about 65 millions. 

GDP nominal value in Democratic Republic of Congo is equal $17.87 billions.

 

Have you ever wondered, if poor African economies would double or tripple their economies, what a significant increase it would be in world economy overall?

I do believe that continet of Africa will see significant growth in terms of GDP, and GDP per capita in upcoming decades.