Population: 30.5 million
Percentage in Poverty: 25%
Nepal is a landlocked sovereign state located in South Asia. Nepal has a rich geography. The mountainous north has eight of the world's ten tallest mountains, including the highest point on Earth, Mount Everest. By some measures, Hinduism is practised by a larger majority of people in Nepal than in any other nation. In terms of Nepalese economy, agriculture accounts for about 40% of Nepal's GDP, services comprise 41% and industry 22%.