Millennium Development Indicators: World and regional groupings

Asia LDC LLDC SIDS World Bank
income group
Southern Asia        
Afghanistan x x   Low
Bangladesh x     Low
Bhutan x x   Low
India x      
Iran (Islamic Republic of)       Lower middle
Maldives x   x Lower middle
Nepal x x   Low
Pakistan       Low
Sri Lanka       Lower middle
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