The World Bank’s 2014 World Development report says that, on a per capita basis, Belize is among the poorest countries in the Caribbean.
Per capita income refers draws a very rough average of how much each person in a country makes basically by dividing the population by the GDP.
Of the 14 CARIBBEAN countries for which information was gathered, Belize was the third lowest, with a per capita income of $4,180.00 US dollars. Only Guyana and the US Virgin Islands were lower.
Bahamas at $21,280 and Puerto Rico were the highest.