Yemen, officially the Republic of Yemen is a country located on the Arabian Peninsula in south-east Asia.It has an estimated population of 23 million people ans is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the north , Red Sea to the west, Arabian Sea and gulf of Aden to the south and Oman to the East. Its territory includes over 200 islands, the largest of which is Socotra. Yemen is the only state in the Arabian Peninsula to have a purely republic form of Govt. Its capital is Sana'a. in yYemen , about 18% of the population live below US $1.25 a day.
Its rank from the bottom in the national average per capita Income using Atlas method is 45th just below India and from the top is 161. Its per capita income in Atlas method 2003 estimate is 520 US $. In other methods its Per capita income in IMF,WB and CIA in the estimate 2007,2007 and 2008 is