Poorest European Countries of 2012
This list is based off the GDP per capita of each country within this list.
Created on 6/29/2017, source: http://www.techscio.com/the-poorest-country-in-europe/
The Top Ten
Moldova, officially the Republic of Moldova, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east, and south.
Moldova is the poorest country within Europe, with a GDP per capita of $3,500.
Its economy has been struggling ever since gaining independence from the USSR in 1991. - CobaltCards
Kosovo is a disputed territory and partially recognised state in Southeast Europe that declared independence from Serbia in February 2008 as the Republic of Kosovo.
Kosovo, either a country or a province of Serbia, is the 2nd poorest country/territory within Europe. Its GDP per capita is $7,400. - CobaltCards
Ukraine is a sovereign country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.
Ukraine, a country that has experienced a civil war since 2014, is the 3rd poorest nation in Europe. It's GDP per capita is $7,600. - CobaltCards
Albania is a southeastern European country that is slightly larger than Maryland and near Montenegro, Kosovo, Republic of Macedonia, and Greece. The capital is a city called Tirana. Some other major cities in Albania are Durrës, Elbasan, Vlorë, and Shkodër. Albania gained its independence in 1912. ...read more.
Albania, a country located in southeast Europe, has a GDP per capita of $8,000. - CobaltCards
5 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina, sometimes called Bosnia-Herzegovina or Bosnia & Herzegovina, abbreviated BiH or B&H, and, in short, often known informally as Bosnia, is a country in Southeastern Europe located on the Balkan Peninsula.
Bosnia and Herzgovina, a former Yugoslavic nation, has a GDP per capita of $8,300. - CobaltCards
Serbia, officially the Republic of Serbia, is a sovereign state situated at the crossroads between Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Pannonian Plain and the central Balkans.
Serbia, a former Yugoslavic nation, has a GDP per capita of 10,500. - CobaltCards
Macedonia (FYROM), a former Yugoslavic nation, has a GDP per capita of $10,700. - CobaltCards
Montenegro, a former Yugoslavic nation, has a GDP per capita of $11,700. - CobaltCards
Romania is a sovereign state located in Southeastern Europe It borders the Black Sea, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova. It has an area of 238,391 square kilometres and a temperate-continental climate. With over 19 million inhabitants, the country is the seventh-most-populous member state ...read more.
Romania, a country located within southeast Europe, has a GDP per capita of $12,800. - CobaltCards
Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, was established in 681 ad. and since then it never changed it's name, which makes it one of the oldest countries in Europe. Located in the Balkan Peninsula between Greece, Turkey, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia and Black Sea. The Capital of Bulgaria is Sofia, ...read more.
Bulgaria, a country located within southeast Europe, has a GDP per capita of $14,200. - CobaltCards