Large Countries with Small Economies

We ranked every country by two factors: Surface Area and GDP. Which countries had a high Surface Area rank but a low GDP rank?
For GDP we used 2020 IMF forecasts, PPP method
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Last updated: April 22, 2020
First submittedApril 4, 2017
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Rank
difference
Country
127
Central African Republic
116
Mauritania
114
Chad
110
Somalia
108
Namibia
104
Niger
102
South Sudan
94
Mongolia
88
Libya
Rank
difference
Country
88
Mali
83
D. R. Congo
80
Mozambique
77
Papua New Guinea
73
Republic of the Congo
73
Guyana
72
Botswana
68
Suriname
66
Zimbabwe
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Level 68
Jul 4, 2018
Somalia?
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Level 80
Jul 4, 2018
Thanks so much. The original source I used (IMF) didn't have Somalia on their list, because information is hard to verify. I have added it now using information from another source.
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Level 80
Jul 6, 2018
Also, quiz has been updated with the latest available data.
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Level 73
Apr 21, 2020
Wonder why this quiz is not featured when the opposite one is?
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Level 60
Apr 21, 2020
Needs another 30 seconds
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Level 71
May 1, 2020
Nominated!
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Level 42
Jun 1, 2020
how can you nominate quizzes?
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Level 63
Jun 1, 2020
Surface area? As opposed to.. volume?
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Level 70
Jun 2, 2020
Population, I would assume
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Level 48
Jun 16, 2020
How come you have a picture of Afghanistan when it's not even one of the answers?
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Level 80
Jun 17, 2020
Good eye. Because it used to be one of the answers.
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Level 28
Sep 7, 2020
Guyana and Suriname can't really be considered "large countries".