Major international organizations classify countries by different factors. One criterion that is often used is gross national income (GNI) per capita – the dollar value of a country’s final income in a year, divided by its population

Project Coordinator: S.J. Yun

World Bank List Of Economies By Income Group
(FY2015)

In this classification, countries are divided in the following income groups:

  • Group 1 | Low income: $1,045 or less
  • Group 2 | Lower middle income: $1,046 to $4,125
  • Group 3 | Upper middle income: $4,126 to $12,745
  • Group 4 | High income: $12,746 or more
Country
Classification
Group #
Afghanistan Low-income 1
Bangladesh Low-income 1
Benin Low-income 1
Burkina Faso Low-income 1
Burundi Low-income 1
Cambodia Low-income 1
Central African Republic Low-income 1
Chad Low-income 1
Comoros Low-income 1
Congo, Dem. Rep Low-income 1
Eritrea Low-income 1
Ethiopia Low-income 1
Guinea Low-income 1
Guinea-Bissau Low-income 1
Haiti Low-income 1
Kenya Low-income 1
Korea, Dem Rep. Low-income 1
Liberia Low-income 1
Madagascar Low-income 1
Malawi Low-income 1
Mali Low-income 1
Mozambique Low-income 1
Myanmar Low-income 1
Nepal Low-income 1
Niger Low-income 1
Rwanda Low-income 1
Sierra Leone Low-income 1
Somalia Low-income 1
Tajikistan Low-income 1
Tanzania Low-income 1
The Gambia Low-income 1
Togo Low-income 1
Uganda Low-income 1
Zimbabwe Low-income 1
Armenia Lower-middle-income 2
Bhutan Lower-middle-income 2
Bolivia Lower-middle-income 2
Cameroon Lower-middle-income 2
Cape Verde Lower-middle-income 2
Congo, Rep. Lower-middle-income 2
Côte d'Ivoire Lower-middle-income 2
Djibouti Lower-middle-income 2
Egypt, Arab Rep. Lower-middle-income 2
El Salvador Lower-middle-income 2
Georgia Lower-middle-income 2
Ghana Lower-middle-income 2
Guatemala Lower-middle-income 2
Guyana Lower-middle-income 2
Honduras Lower-middle-income 2
India Lower-middle-income 2
Indonesia Lower-middle-income 2
Kiribati Lower-middle-income 2
Kosovo Lower-middle-income 2
Kyrgyz Republic Lower-middle-income 2
Lao PDR Lower-middle-income 2
Lesotho Lower-middle-income 2
Mauritania Lower-middle-income 2
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. Lower-middle-income 2
Moldova Lower-middle-income 2
Mongolia Lower-middle-income 2
Morocco Lower-middle-income 2
Nicaragua Lower-middle-income 2
Nigeria Lower-middle-income 2
Pakistan Lower-middle-income 2
Papua New Guinea Lower-middle-income 2
Paraguay Lower-middle-income 2
Philippines Lower-middle-income 2
Samoa Lower-middle-income 2
São Tomé and Principe Lower-middle-income 2
Senegal Lower-middle-income 2
Solomon Islands Lower-middle-income 2
South Sudan Lower-middle-income 2
Sri Lanka Lower-middle-income 2
Sudan Lower-middle-income 2
Swaziland Lower-middle-income 2
Syrian Arab Republic Lower-middle-income 2
Timor-Leste Lower-middle-income 2
Ukraine Lower-middle-income 2
Uzbekistan Lower-middle-income 2
Vanuatu Lower-middle-income 2
Vietnam Lower-middle-income 2
West Bank and Gaza Lower-middle-income 2
Yemen, Rep. Lower-middle-income 2
Zambia Lower-middle-income 2
Albania Upper-middle-income 3
Algeria Upper-middle-income 3
Angola Upper-middle-income 3
Argentina Upper-middle-income 3
Azerbaijan Upper-middle-income 3
Belarus Upper-middle-income 3
Belize Upper-middle-income 3
Bosnia and Herzegovina Upper-middle-income 3
Botswana Upper-middle-income 3
Brazil Upper-middle-income 3
Bulgaria Upper-middle-income 3
China Upper-middle-income 3
Colombia Upper-middle-income 3
Costa Rica Upper-middle-income 3
Cuba Upper-middle-income 3
Dominica Upper-middle-income 3
Dominican Republic Upper-middle-income 3
Ecuador Upper-middle-income 3
Fiji Upper-middle-income 3
Gabon Upper-middle-income 3
Grenada Upper-middle-income 3
Hungary Upper-middle-income 3
Iran, Islamic Rep. Upper-middle-income 3
Iraq Upper-middle-income 3
Jamaica Upper-middle-income 3
Jordan Upper-middle-income 3
Kazakhstan Upper-middle-income 3
Lebanon Upper-middle-income 3
Libya Upper-middle-income 3
Macedonia, FYR Upper-middle-income 3
Malaysia Upper-middle-income 3
Maldives Upper-middle-income 3
Marshall Islands Upper-middle-income 3
Mauritius Upper-middle-income 3
Mexico Upper-middle-income 3
Montenegro Upper-middle-income 3
Namibia Upper-middle-income 3
Palau Upper-middle-income 3
Panama Upper-middle-income 3
Peru Upper-middle-income 3
Romania Upper-middle-income 3
Serbia Upper-middle-income 3
Seychelles Upper-middle-income 3
South Africa Upper-middle-income 3
St. Lucia Upper-middle-income 3
St. Vincent and the Grenadines Upper-middle-income 3
Suriname Upper-middle-income 3
Thailand Upper-middle-income 3
Tonga Upper-middle-income 3
Tunisia Upper-middle-income 3
Turkey Upper-middle-income 3
Turkmenistan Upper-middle-income 3
Tuvalu Upper-middle-income 3
Venezuela, RB Upper-middle-income 3
Andorra High-income  4
Antigua and Barbuda High-income  4
Aruba High-income  4
Australia High-income (OECD) 4
Austria High-income (OECD) 4
Bahamas, The High-income  4
Bahrain High-income  4
Barbados High-income  4
Belgium High-income (OECD) 4
Bermuda High-income  4
Brunei Darussalam High-income  4
Canada High-income (OECD) 4
Cayman Islands High-income  4
Chile High-income (OECD) 4
Croatia High-income  4
Cyprus High-income  4
Czech Republic High-income (OECD) 4
Denmark High-income (OECD) 4
Equatorial Guinea High-income  4
Estonia High-income (OECD) 4
Finland High-income (OECD) 4
France High-income (OECD) 4
Germany High-income (OECD) 4
Greece High-income (OECD) 4
Hong Kong SAR High-income  4
Iceland High-income (OECD) 4
Ireland High-income (OECD) 4
Israel High-income (OECD) 4
Italy High-income (OECD) 4
Japan High-income (OECD) 4
Korea, Rep. High-income (OECD) 4
Kuwait High-income  4
Latvia High-income  4
Liechtenstein High-income  4
Lithuania High-income  4
Luxembourg High-income (OECD) 4
Macao SAR High-income  4
Malta High-income  4
Monaco High-income  4
Netherlands High-income (OECD) 4
New Caledonia High-income  4
New Zealand High-income (OECD) 4
Norway High-income (OECD) 4
Oman High-income  4
Poland High-income (OECD) 4
Portugal High-income (OECD) 4
Puerto Rico High-income  4
Qatar High-income  4
Russian Federation High-income  4
San Marino High-income  4
Saudi Arabia High-income  4
Singapore High-income  4
Sint Maarten High-income  4
Slovak Republic High-income (OECD) 4
Slovenia High-income (OECD) 4
Spain High-income (OECD) 4
St. Kitts and Nevis High-income  4
St. Martin High-income  4
Sweden High-income (OECD) 4
Switzerland High-income (OECD) 4
Trinidad and Tobago High-income  4
Turks and Caicos Islands High-income  4
United Arab Emirates High-income  4
United Kingdom High-income (OECD) 4
United States High-income (OECD) 4
Uruguay High-income  4

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