The World Bankís 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.

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