This is a list of poorest countries in the Caribbean according to the latest research released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).  The ranking is usually based on the GDP per capita of various countries worldwide, which is a measure of the total output of a country in a year divided by the number of people in that country. Folks at victormatara.com sat down, combed through the full list to come up with a narrow one with only Caribbean countries.

The Caribbean is a region in North America which is made up of 25 independent countries and other territories. Haiti which has been a troubled nation since the deadly earthquake in 2010 is the poorest country with a GDP per capita of US$ 874.

List Of 10  Poorest Caribbean Countries 2019

​​ ​​ Country  GDP Per Capita ( US$)
​​ Haiti 874
​​ Jamaica 5,393
​​ Dominica 6,860
​​ Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7, 505
​​ Saint Lucia 10, 042
​​ Grenada 11,031
​​ Trinidad and Tobago  16,930
​​ Antigua and Barbuda  17, 476
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 17,961
 Barbados 18, 365

As much as the listed countries are poor, they are actually doing better than most of the poorest countries in other continents. For instance, the 10th poorest country in Africa (Guinea) has a GDP per capita of 508.15 USD compared to 18, 365 USD of Barbados which is the 10th poorest in the Caribbean.

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