For the current 2016 fiscal year, low-income economies are defined as those with a GNI per capita, calculated using the World Bank Atlas method, of $1,045 or less in 2014; middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita of more than $1,045 but less than $12,736; high-income economies are those with a GNI per capita of $12,736 or more. Lower-middle-income and upper-middle-income economies are separated at a GNI per capita of $4,125.

Please note: Regions in this table include economies at all income levels. The term country, used interchangeably with economy, does not imply political independence but refers to any territory for which authorities report separate social or economic statistics. Click here for information about how the World Bank classifies countries.

By Region
By Income
By Lending
  East Asia and Pacific   Low-income economies   IDA
  Europe and Central Asia   Lower-middle-income economies   Blend
  Latin America & the Caribbean   Upper-middle-income economies   IBRD
  Middle East and North Africa   High-income economies    
  North America   High-income OECD members    
  South Asia        
  Sub-Saharan Africa        

Bold indicates a change of classification.

37

East Asia and Pacific

American Samoa Korea, Rep. Philippines
Australia Lao PDR Samoa
Brunei Darussalam Macao SAR, China Singapore
Cambodia Malaysia Solomon Islands
China Marshall Islands Taiwan, China
Fiji Micronesia, Fed. Sts. Thailand
French Polynesia Mongolia Timor-Leste
Guam Myanmar Tonga
Hong Kong SAR, China New Caledonia Tuvalu
Indonesia New Zealand Vanuatu
Japan Northern Mariana Islands Vietnam
Kiribati Palau  
Korea, Dem. Rep. Papua New Guinea  
57

Europe and Central Asia

Albania Germany Netherlands
Andorra Greece Norway
Armenia Greenland Poland
Austria Hungary Portugal
Azerbaijan Iceland Romania
Belarus Ireland Russian Federation
Belgium Isle of Man San Marino
Bosnia and Herzegovina Italy Serbia
Bulgaria Kazakhstan Slovak Republic
Channel Islands Kosovo Slovenia
Croatia Kyrgyz Republic Spain
Cyprus Latvia Sweden
Czech Republic Liechtenstein Switzerland
Denmark Lithuania Tajikistan
Estonia Luxembourg Turkey
Faeroe Islands Macedonia, FYR Turkmenistan
Finland Moldova Ukraine
France Monaco United Kingdom
Georgia Montenegro Uzbekistan
41

Latin America and the Caribbean

Antigua and Barbuda Dominica Peru
Argentina Dominican Republic Puerto Rico
Aruba Ecuador Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Bahamas, The El Salvador St. Kitts and Nevis
Barbados Grenada St. Lucia
Belize Guatemala St. Martin (French part)
Bolivia Guyana St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Brazil Haiti Suriname
Cayman Islands Honduras Trinidad and Tobago
Chile Jamaica Turks and Caicos Islands
Colombia Mexico Uruguay
Costa Rica Nicaragua Venezuela, RB
Cuba Panama Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Curacao Paraguay
21

Middle East and North Africa

Algeria Jordan Qatar
Bahrain Kuwait Saudi Arabia
Djibouti Lebanon Syrian Arab Republic
Egypt, Arab Rep. Libya Tunisia
Iran, Islamic Rep. Malta United Arab Emirates
Iraq Morocco West Bank and Gaza
Israel Oman Yemen, Rep.
3

North America

Bermuda Canada United States
8

South Asia

Afghanistan India Pakistan
Bangladesh Maldives Sri Lanka
Bhutan Nepal  
48

Sub-Saharan Africa

Angola Gabon Nigeria
Benin Gambia, The Rwanda
Botswana Ghana São Tomé and Principe
Burkina Faso Guinea Senegal
Burundi Guinea-Bissau Seychelles
Cabo Verde Kenya Sierra Leone
Cameroon Lesotho Somalia
Central African Republic Liberia South Africa
Chad Madagascar South Sudan
Comoros Malawi Sudan
Congo, Dem. Rep. Mali Swaziland
Congo, Rep Mauritania Tanzania
Côte d'Ivoire Mauritius Togo
Equatorial Guinea Mozambique Uganda
Eritrea Namibia Zambia
Ethiopia Niger Zimbabwe
31

 Low-income economies ($1,045 or less)

Afghanistan Gambia, The Niger
Benin Guinea Rwanda
Burkina Faso Guinea-Bisau Sierra Leone
Burundi Haiti Somalia 
Cambodia Korea, Dem Rep. South Sudan
Central African Republic Liberia Tanzania
Chad Madagascar Togo
Comoros Malawi Uganda
Congo, Dem. Rep Mali Zimbabwe
Eritrea Mozambique  
Ethiopia Nepal  
51

Lower-middle-income economies ($1,046 to $4,125)

Armenia Indonesia Samoa
Bangladesh Kenya São Tomé and Principe
Bhutan Kiribati Senegal
Bolivia Kosovo   Solomon Islands
Cabo Verde Kyrgyz Republic Sri Lanka
Cameroon Lao PDR Sudan
Congo, Rep. Lesotho Swaziland
Côte d'Ivoire Mauritania Syrian Arab Republic
Djibouti Micronesia, Fed. Sts. Tajikistan
Egypt, Arab Rep. Moldova Timor-Leste
El Salvador Morocco Ukraine
Georgia Myanmar Uzbekistan
Ghana Nicaragua Vanuatu
Guatemala Nigeria   Vietnam
Guyana Pakistan   West Bank and Gaza
Honduras Papua New Guinea   Yemen, Rep. 
India Philippines Zambia
53

Upper-middle-income economies ($4,126 to $12,735)

Albania Fiji Namibia
Algeria Gabon Palau
American Samoa Grenada Panama
Angola Iran, Islamic Rep.  Paraguay
Azerbaijan Iraq Peru  
Belarus Jamaica Romania
Belize Jordan Serbia
Bosnia and Herzegovina Kazakhstan South Africa
Botswana Lebanon St. Lucia
Brazil Libya St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Bulgaria Macedonia, FYR   Suriname
China Malaysia Thailand
Colombia Maldives Tonga
Costa Rica Marshall Islands Tunisia
Cuba Mauritius Turkey
Dominica Mexico Turkmenistan
Dominican Republic   Mongolia Tuvalu
Ecuador Montenegro  
80

High-income economies ($12,736 or more)

Andorra Germany Poland
Antigua and Barbuda Greece Portugal
Argentina Greenland Puerto Rico
Aruba Guam Qatar
Australia Hong Kong SAR, China Russian Federation
Austria Hungary San Marino
Bahamas, The Iceland Saudi Arabia
Bahrain Ireland Seychelles
Barbados Isle of Man Singapore
Belgium Israel Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Bermuda Italy Slovak Republic
Brunei Darussalam Japan Slovenia
Canada Korea, Rep. Spain
Cayman Islands Kuwait St. Kitts and Nevis
Channel Islands Latvia St. Martin (French part)
Chile Liechtenstein Sweden
Croatia  Lithuania Switzerland
Curaçao Luxembourg Taiwan, China
Cyprus Macao SAR, China Trinidad and Tobago
Czech Republic Malta Turks and Caicos Islands
Denmark Monaco United Arab Emirates
Estonia Netherlands United Kingdom
Equatorial Guinea New Caledonia United States
Faeroe Islands New Zealand Uruguay
Finland Northern Mariana Islands Venezuela, RB
France Norway Virgin Islands (U.S.)
French Polynesia Oman  
32

High-income OECD members

Australia Greece Norway
Austria Hungary Poland
Belgium Iceland Portugal
Canada Ireland Slovak Republic
Chile Italy Slovenia
Czech Republic Israel Spain
Denmark Japan Sweden
Estonia Korea, Rep. Switzerland
Finland Luxembourg United Kingdom
France Netherlands United States
Germany New Zealand  
59

IDA

Afghanistan Haiti Niger
Bangladesh Honduras Rwanda
Benin Kenya Samoa
Bhutan Kiribati São Tomé and Principe
Burkina Faso Kosovo   Senegal
Burundi Kyrgyz Republic Sierra Leone
Cambodia Lao PDR Solomon Islands
Central African Republic Lesotho Somalia
Chad Liberia South Sudan
Comoros Madagascar Sudan
Congo, Dem. Rep. Malawi Tajikistan
Côte d'Ivoire Maldives Tanzania
Djibouti Mali Togo
Eritrea Marshall Islands Tonga
Ethiopia Mauritania Tuvalu
Gambia, The Micronesia, Fed. Sts. Uganda
Ghana Mozambique Vanuatu
Guinea Myanmar Yemen, Rep.
Guinea-Bissau Nepal Zambia
Guyana Nicaragua  
18

Blend

Bolivia Moldova St. Lucia
Cabo Verde   Mongolia St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Cameroon Nigeria Timor-Leste
Congo, Rep. Pakistan Uzbekistan
Dominica Papua New Guinea Vietnam
Grenada Sri Lanka Zimbabwe
67

IBRD

Albania Fiji Paraguay
Algeria Gabon Peru
Angola Georgia Philippines
Antigua and Barbuda Guatemala Poland
Argentina India Romania
Armenia Indonesia Russian Federation
Azerbaijan Iran, Islamic Rep. Serbia
Belarus Iraq Seychelles
Belize Jamaica South Africa
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jordan St. Kitts and Nevis
Botswana Kazakhstan Suriname
Brazil Korea, Rep. Swaziland
Bulgaria Lebanon Syrian Arab Republic
Chile Libya Thailand
China Macedonia, FYR Trinidad and Tobago
Colombia Malaysia Tunisia
Costa Rica Mauritius Turkey
Croatia Mexico Turkmenistan
Dominican Republic Montenegro Ukraine
Ecuador Morocco Uruguay
Egypt, Arab Rep. Namibia Venezuela, RB
El Salvador Palau  
Equatorial Guinea Panama  

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