I understand poorest countries based on GDP but what does poorest countries by population mean? Below is the link to the information I was looking at. http://worldpopulationreview.com/countries/poorest-countries-in-africa/

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    $\begingroup$ The measure used seems to be GDP divided by population (i.e. per capita) $\endgroup$ – Henry Aug 14 '19 at 19:58

"Poorest country by population" doesn't really mean anything: I think this is just sloppy writing by the website. The table on the website is actually ranking countries by

$$\text{GDP Per Capita}=\frac{\text{GDP}}{\text{population}}.$$

This is a measure of the value of goods or services that the average person in a country produces.


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