Underdeveloped Countries 2019

An underdeveloped country is defined as a nation that is not as developed economically as other nations. These countries are very poor, have very low per capita real income, poverty is widespread, and many residents live in very dire conditions. In these nations, very little money is spent on health care or education, and there is very little industrial activity when compared to more developed nations. The main occupation in most underdeveloped nations is agriculture.

In these nations, unemployment and underemployment are major problems. There is also a high rate of population growth within these countries. In underdeveloped countries, most residents live in rural areas.

There are a number of nations in the world that have been classified as underdeveloped. Those nations include:

Flag Name Population 2019 Area Growth Rate
Bangladesh163,046,161147,570 km²1.03%
Ethiopia112,078,7301,104,300 km²2.61%
Tanzania58,005,463945,087 km²3.00%
Myanmar54,045,420676,578 km²0.63%
Uganda44,269,594241,550 km²3.61%
Sudan42,813,2381,886,068 km²2.42%
Afghanistan38,041,754652,230 km²2.34%
Angola31,825,2951,246,700 km²3.30%
Mozambique30,366,036801,590 km²2.95%
Yemen29,161,922527,968 km²2.33%
Nepal28,608,710147,181 km²1.83%
Madagascar26,969,307587,041 km²2.69%
Niger23,310,7151,267,000 km²3.87%
Burkina Faso20,321,378272,967 km²2.89%
Mali19,658,0311,240,192 km²3.04%
Malawi18,628,747118,484 km²2.68%
Zambia17,861,030752,612 km²2.94%
Cambodia16,486,542181,035 km²1.46%
Senegal16,296,364196,722 km²2.79%
Chad15,946,8761,284,000 km²3.03%
Somalia15,442,905637,657 km²2.90%
Guinea12,771,246245,857 km²2.88%
Rwanda12,626,95026,338 km²2.64%
Benin11,801,151112,622 km²2.75%
Burundi11,530,58027,834 km²3.18%
Haiti11,263,07727,750 km²1.26%
South Sudan11,062,113619,745 km²0.79%
Togo8,082,36656,785 km²2.45%
Sierra Leone7,813,21571,740 km²2.13%
Liberia4,937,374111,369 km²2.46%
Central African Republic4,745,185622,984 km²1.69%
Mauritania4,525,6961,030,700 km²2.78%
Eritrea3,497,117117,600 km²1.28%
Gambia2,347,70610,689 km²2.97%
Lesotho2,125,26830,355 km²0.80%
Guinea Bissau1,920,92236,125 km²2.49%
Timor Leste1,293,11914,874 km²1.98%
Comoros850,8861,862 km²2.23%
Bhutan763,09238,394 km²1.15%
Solomon Islands669,82328,896 km²2.60%
Vanuatu299,88212,189 km²2.46%
Sao Tome And Principe215,056964 km²1.91%
Kiribati117,606811 km²1.52%
Tuvalu11,64626 km²1.20%