World Bank Country and Lending Groups

For the current 2022 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 2020; lower middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $1,046 and $4,095; upper middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $4,096 and $12,695; high-income economies are those with a GNI per capita of $12,696 or more.

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.

You can also download the current classification by income in XLSX formatthe historical classification by income in XLSX format, and the comparison with the previous fiscal year.

To explore the world by income and region with interactive tables and maps, please visit the World Development Indicators website.

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
South Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa

Bold indicates a change of classification.


EAST ASIA AND PACIFIC  

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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 Papua New Guinea
Hong Kong SAR, China Nauru Tonga
Indonesia New Caledonia Tuvalu
Japan New Zealand Vanuatu
Kiribati Northern Mariana Islands Vietnam
Korea, Dem. People's Rep. Palau


EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA
 

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


LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

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Antigua and Barbuda Curacao Paraguay
Argentina Dominica Peru
Aruba Dominican Republic Puerto Rico
Bahamas, The Ecuador Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Barbados El Salvador St. Kitts and Nevis
Belize Grenada St. Lucia
Bolivia Guatemala St. Martin (French part)
Brazil Guyana St. Vincent and the Grenadines
British Virgin Islands 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.)


MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
 

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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.


NORTH AMERICA

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Bermuda Canada United States


SOUTH ASIA
 

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Afghanistan India Pakistan
Bangladesh Maldives Sri Lanka
Bhutan Nepal


SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
 

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


LOW-INCOME ECONOMIES ($1,045 OR LESS)     

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Afghanistan Guinea-Bissau Somalia
Burkina Faso Korea, Dem. People's Rep   South Sudan
Burundi LiberiaSudan
Central African Republic Madagascar Syrian Arab Republic
Chad Malawi Togo
Congo, Dem. Rep Mali Uganda
Eritrea Mozambique Yemen, Rep.
Ethiopia Niger
Gambia, The Rwanda
Guinea Sierra Leone  


LOWER-MIDDLE INCOME ECONOMIES ($1,046 TO $4,095)
      

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Angola
Honduras Philippines
AlgeriaIndia Samoa
Bangladesh Indonesia São Tomé and Principe
Belize Iran, Islamic Rep Senegal
Benin Kenya Solomon Islands  
Bhutan Kiribati Sri Lanka
Bolivia Kyrgyz Republic Tanzania
Cabo VerdeLao PDRTajikistan
CambodiaLesotho Timor-Leste
Cameroon Mauritania Tunisia
Comoros Micronesia, Fed. Sts. Ukraine
Congo, Rep. Mongolia Uzbekistan
Côte d'Ivoire Morocco Vanuatu
DjiboutiMyanmar Vietnam
Egypt, Arab Rep. Nepal West Bank and Gaza
El Salvador Nicaragua Zambia
EswatiniNigeria Zimbabwe
GhanaPakistan
Haiti Papua New Guinea


UPPER-MIDDLE-INCOME ECONOMIES ($4,096 TO $12,695)
 

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Albania Gabon Namibia
American Samoa Georgia North Macedonia
Argentina Grenada
Panama
Armenia Guatemala
Paraguay
Azerbaijan Guyana
Peru  
Belarus Iraq Romania
Bosnia and Herzegovina   Jamaica
Russian Federation
Botswana JordanSerbia
Brazil
Kazakhstan South Africa
Bulgaria
Kosovo St. Lucia
China
Lebanon St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Colombia
Libya Suriname
Costa Rica 
Malaysia Thailand
Cuba Maldives Tonga
Dominica
Marshall Islands Turkey
Dominican Republic   
Mauritius Turkmenistan
Equatorial Guinea  Mexico Tuvalu
EcuadorMoldova
Fiji Montenegro


HIGH-INCOME ECONOMIES ($12,696 OR MORE)
  

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Andorra Greece Poland
Antigua and Barbuda Greenland Portugal
Aruba Guam Puerto Rico
Australia Hong Kong SAR, China Qatar
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
British Virgin Islands Japan Slovenia
Brunei Darussalam Korea, Rep. Spain
Canada Kuwait St. Kitts and Nevis
Cayman Islands Latvia St. Martin (French part)
Channel Islands Liechtenstein Sweden
Chile Lithuania Switzerland
Croatia Luxembourg Taiwan, China
Curaçao Macao SAR, China Trinidad and Tobago
Cyprus Malta Turks and Caicos Islands
Czech Republic Monaco
United Arab Emirates
Denmark Nauru
United Kingdom
Estonia Netherlands
United States
Faroe Islands New Caledonia  
Uruguay
Finland New Zealand  Virgin Islands (U.S.)
France Northern Mariana Islands
  
French Polynesia Norway
  

Germany Oman  
Gibraltar Palau


IDA
  

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


BLEND 

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Cabo Verde   Grenada St. Lucia
Cameroon Kenya St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Congo, Rep. Nigeria Timor-Leste
Dominica Pakistan Uzbekistan
Fiji Papua New Guinea Zimbabwe


IBRD
 

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

Note: Venezuela has been temporarily unclassified in July 2021 pending release of revised national accounts statistics.

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