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World Bank classification emerging countries


Emerging countries are those stated as 'low-income' and 'lower-middle income' as per World Bank Country Classification.

For the current 2019 fiscal year, low-income economies are defined as those with a GNI per capita, calculated using the World Bank Atlas method, of US$995 or less in 2017; lower middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between US$996 and US$3,895. More information here.

LOW-INCOME ECONOMIES (US$995 OR LESS)      

Afghanistan

Guinea-Bissau

Sierra Leone

Benin

Haiti

Somalia

Burkina Faso

Korea, Dem. People's Rep.

South Sudan

Burundi

Liberia

Syrian Arab Republic

Central African Republic

Madagascar

Tajikistan

Chad

Malawi

Tanzania

Comoros

Mali

Togo

Congo, Dem. Rep

Mozambique

Uganda

Eritrea

Nepal

Yemen, Rep.

Ethiopia

Niger

Zimbabwe

Gambia, The

Rwanda

 

Guinea

Senegal

 

     

LOWER-MIDDLE-INCOME ECONOMIES (US$996 TO US$3,895) 

Angola

Indonesia

Papua New Guinea  

Bangladesh

Kenya

Philippines

Bhutan

Kiribati

São Tomé and Principe

Bolivia

Kosovo  

Solomon Islands

Cabo Verde

Kyrgyz Republic

Sri Lanka

Cambodia

Lao PDR

Sudan

Cameroon

Lesotho

Swaziland

Congo, Rep.

Mauritania

Timor-Leste

Côte d'Ivoire

Micronesia, Fed. Sts.

Tunisia

Djibouti

Moldova

Ukraine

Egypt, Arab Rep.

Mongolia

Uzbekistan

El Salvador

Morocco

Vanuatu

Georgia

Myanmar

Vietnam

Ghana

Nicaragua

West Bank and Gaza

Honduras

Nigeria  

Zambia

India

Pakistan