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Swiss bank includes Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan to world's poorest countries

The Swiss bank Credit Suisse in the annual report Global Wealth Report 2017 has included Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan to the poorest countries in the world. This was reported by the publication EurAsia Daily.

It is noted that the bank indicated five countries of the former USSR as the poorest in the world. The indicator of welfare of the population there doesn’t exceed $ 5,000 per adult.

The group of the world’s poorest countries of the former USSR included Kazakhstan, Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus and Kyrgyzstan.

This group also includes Bangladesh, Nepal, Cambodia, Egypt and Sri Lanka, almost all countries of Central Africa, except Angola, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.

The largest number of countries is included in the group with a wealth of $ 5 to $ 25,000 per adult. This is India, Russia, Brazil, Indonesia, the Philippines, Turkey, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia, Georgia , Macedonia, Mongolia.

In the group with a wealth of $ 25-100,000 per person are China, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Libya, Peru and Chile.

In the group of countries with a wealth of $ 100,000 or more — the USA, Canada, Germany, Great Britain, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea.

«Over the past 12 months, the total welfare of the world’s population has grown by 6.4 percent — up to $ 280 trillion. This is the highest rate since 2012. The welfare of the planet grew faster than the number of its population. Because of this, the average welfare indicator reached a record level of $ 56.500,» the report said.

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