Elvis Sidor
Elvis Sidor voted up Smiley Crankenhoof's answer

When I was younger and kept track of such things, the poorest country in the world was Bangladesh, but back then, France and other European countries were heavily involved in African countries. Since it has been deemed politically incorrect for European countries to have colonies in Africa, and they've mostly pulled out, the finances of … Read more

Elvis Sidor
Elvis Sidor voted up Anonymous' answer

Ooooo, tough one.  Ready for the answer?

Central African Republic. 

I back up that source, by the way, so here it is:

I admit, I googled this to give you the best answer.  I applied some filters as well.  I based it on sites that provided objective GDP or Gross Domestic Product per capita.  Then you have … Read more