This cycle of despair often traps the poor in less-developed nations. This cycle (Malnutrition -> lower resistance to disease -> often sick -> little energy to work -> less food produced -> not enough to eat -> malnutrition) is not an excuse. For those in poverty, this cycle is simply the way life is.
Top Ten poorest countries
By one measuring stick, here's the Top Ten poorest countries in the world.
Using slightly different criteria, here's another Top Ten poor countries list:
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