Millennium Development Indicators: World and regional groupings

Developed regions \a LDC LLDC SIDS World Bank
income group
Albania       Lower middle
Andorra       High
Australia       High
Austria       High
Belarus       Lower middle
Belgium       High
Bermuda       High
Bosnia and Herzegovina       Lower middle
Bulgaria       Lower middle
Canada       High
Channel Islands        
Croatia       Upper middle
Cyprus       High
Czech Republic       Upper middle
Denmark       High
Estonia       Upper middle
Faeroe Islands        
Finland       High
France       High
Germany       High
Greece       High
Greenland        
Hungary       Upper middle
Iceland       High
Ireland       High
Isle of Man        
Israel       High
Italy       High
Japan       High
Latvia       Upper middle
Liechtenstein       High
Lithuania       Upper middle
Luxembourg       High
Malta       Upper middle
Monaco       High
Montenegro       Lower middle
Netherlands       High
New Zealand       High
Norway       High
Poland       Upper middle
Portugal       High
Republic of Moldova   x   Low
Romania       Lower middle
Russian Federation       Lower middle
San Marino       High
Serbia       Lower middle
Slovakia       Upper middle
Slovenia       High
Spain       High
Sweden       High
Switzerland       High
TFYR of Macedonia   x   Lower middle
Ukraine       Low
United Kingdom       High
United States       High
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 http://unstats.un.org/unsd/methods/m49/m49regin.htm (17 October 2002).
\a There is no established convention for the designation of “developed” and “developing” countries or areas in the United Nations system. In common practice, Japan in Asia, Canada and the United States in northern America, Australia and New Zealand in Oceania, and Europe are considered “developed” regions.
\b Lower-middle income countries according to the World Bank classification may be shown as a separate sub-group.
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