Millennium Development Indicators: World and regional groupings

Africa LDC LLDC SIDS World Bank
income group
Sub-Saharan Africa\a        
Angola x     Low
Benin x     Low
Botswana   x   Upper middle
Burkina Faso x x   Low
Burundi x x   Low
Cameroon       Low
Cape Verde x   x Lower middle
Central African Rep x x   Low
Chad x x   Low
Comoros x     Low
Congo       Low
Cote d'Ivoire       Low
Dem Rep of the Congo x     Low
Djibouti x     Lower middle
Equatorial Guinea x     Low
Eritrea x     Low
Ethiopia x x   Low
Gabon       Upper middle
Gambia x     Low
Ghana       Low
Guinea x     Low
Guinea-Bissau x   x Low
Kenya       Low
Lesotho x x   Low
Liberia x     Low
Madagascar x     Low
Malawi x x   Low
Mali x x   Low
Mauritania x     Low
Mauritius     x Upper middle
Mayotte       Upper middle
Mozambique x     Low
Namibia       Lower middle
Niger x x   Low
Nigeria       Low
Rwanda x x   Low
Sao Tome & Principe x   x Low
Senegal x     Low
Seychelles     x Upper middle
Sierra Leone x     Low
Somalia x     Low
South Africa       Lower middle
Sudan x     Low
South Sudan x     Low
Swaziland   x   Lower middle
Togo x     Low
Uganda x x   Low
United Rep of Tanzania x     Low
Zambia x x   Low
Zimbabwe   x   Low
LDC: Least developed countries; LLDC: Landlocked developing countries; SIDS: Small island developing States
The designations employed and the presentation of country or area names in these listings do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. The user of any particular dataset should consult the dataset documentation to determine the exact coverage of statistics for the country or area entities in the dataset. Various datasets may or may not include coverage of outlying and overseas areas, depending on the type of data and source. For further information refer to Standard Country or Area Codes for Statistical use (United Nations publications, Sales No. 17.98.XVII.9), table 2, updated at ST/ESA/STAT/SER.M/49/Rev.4
\a The designation sub-Saharan Africa is commonly used to indicate all of Africa except northern Africa, with the Sudan included in sub-Saharan Africa.