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Guyana is one of the poorest countries in South America, with over 43% of the population living on less than US$ 5.50 per person a day in 2011 Purchasing Power Parity (PPP). The country has the highest emigration rate in the world – 80% of nationals with tertiary education leave Guyana and more than 55% of its citizens reside abroad – making it among the largest recipients of remittances relative to GDP in Latin American and the Caribbean (World Bank, 2020).
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