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Russian Federation $7,560

Income GNI per capita, World Bank Atlas method, 2007

Greenland (Den)

Low-income countries ($935 or less) Lower-middle-income countries ($936–$3,705)

Faeroe Islands (Den)

Iceland

Upper-middle-income countries ($3,706–$11,455)

Sweden Finland

Norway The Netherlands

High-income countries ($11,456 or more)

C a n a d a

no data

United Kingdom

Isle of Man (UK)

Fra

Liechtenstein Andorra

U n i t e d

S t a t e s

Monaco

Gibraltar (UK)

Bermuda (UK) British Virgin Islands (UK) Mexico

Cayman Islands (UK) Belize

The Bahamas Dominican Republic Puerto Cuba Rico (US)

Guatemala Honduras Aruba (Neth) El Salvador Nicaragua Panama Costa Rica

US Virgin Islands (US)

St. Kitts and Nevis Antigua and Barbuda

Cape Verde

Guadeloupe (Fr)

Dominica

Martinique (Fr)

St. Lucia

Morocco Alg

Former Spanish Sahara Mauritania Senegal

Mali

Guinea-Bissau

Barbados

Guinea

Sierra Leone Liberia

Suriname

Belarus

Eritrea

Chad

Sudan

Burkina Faso Benin Côte Ghana d'Ivoire Togo

São Tomé and Príncipe

Ecuador

Poland

Niger

The Gambia

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Trinidad and Tobago Grenada R.B. de French Guiana Venezuela Guyana (Fr) Colombia

Netherlands Antilles (Neth)

Latin America & Caribbean $5,540

Middle East & North Africa $2,794

Haiti

Jamaica

Spain

Portugal

F e d e r a t i o n

Czech Republic Slovak Republic Slovenia Croatia Ukraine Kazakhstan Serbia Austria nce Hungary Moldova Bosnia and Herzegovina Mongolia Switzerland Romania FYR Macedonia Italy Montenegro Bulgaria Uzbekistan Georgia Kyrgyz Republic Albania Armenia Azerbaijan Greece Turkmenistan Turkey Tajikistan Cyprus San Syrian Marino Islamic Republic Tunisia Lebanon Arab Rep. of Iran Afghanistan C h i Malta Iraq Israel Kuwait Jordan Pakistan West Bank and Gaza Nepal Bhutan eria Bahrain Libya Saudi Arabia Arab Rep. of Egypt United Arab Bangladesh Qatar India Emirates Myanmar Oman Germany Belgium

Luxembourg

R u s s i a n

Estonia Latvia Lithuania

Denmark

Ireland

Channel Islands (UK)

Kiribati

Europe & Central Asia $6,051

India $950

Rep. of Yemen

Djibouti Nigeria Cameroon

Ethiopia

Central African Republic

Maldives

Dem. Rep. of Congo Burundi

Tanzania

B r a z i l

East Asia & Pacific $2,180

Guam (US)

Brunei Darussalam

Marshall Islands

Palau Federated States of Micronesia

Singapore Nauru

Mayotte (Fr)

Zambia Malawi

Papua New Guinea

South Asia $880

Comoros

Angola

French Polynesia (Fr)

N. Mariana Islands (US) Philippines

Indonesia Seychelles

Peru

Lao P.D.R.

Malaysia

Kenya

Japan

China $2,360 Vietnam Cambodia

Sri Lanka

Uganda Rwanda

Rep. of Korea

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Thailand

Somalia

Equatorial Guinea Congo Gabon

Dem. People's Rep. of Korea

American Samoa (US)

Timor-Leste

Vanuatu

Bolivia

Brazil $5,910

Paraguay

Zimbabwe Mozambique Madagascar Namibia Botswana Réunion (Fr)

Tuvalu

Solomon Islands

Fiji

New Caledonia (Fr)

Mauritius

A u s t r a l i a

Samoa Tonga

Swaziland Lesotho South Africa

Uruguay

Chile Argentina

Sub-Saharan Africa $952 New Zealand

Living conditions in Liberia, one of the world’s poorest countries

Largest economies, 2007 Rank 1

Country United States

Gross national income, PPP current international $ (billions) 13,829

2

China

7,084

3

Japan

4,421

4

India

5

Germany

6

France

7

United Kingdom

8

Russian Federation

9

Brazil

1,796

10

Italy

1,773

Facts Of the 49 economies classified as low income in 2007, 33 are in Sub-Saharan Africa, 11 are in Asia, 3 are in Europe, 1 is in Latin America and the Caribbean, and 1 is in the Middle East. Most economies in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and Europe and Central Asia are middle-income economies.

Variations within each region can also be large. For example, in 2007 Botswana’s GNI per capita surpassed $5000, while GNI per capita in neighboring Mozambique was only $320. Delivered by The World Bank e-library to: The 2,074 World Bank - IMF Library Network Average GNI per capita in the low- and middle-income countries was 2,063 IP : 138.220.77.170 $2,337 in 2007, while in high-income economies it was $37,566. Sun, 07 Dec 2008 06:24:02 3,079 2,758

2,039

As of 2008, 22 economies had moved from developing to high-income status, nine of them in the last two years.

Internet links World Development Indicators

www.worldbank.org/data

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Statistics

www.oecd.org/statistics

International Monetary Fund Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board

http://dsbb.imf.org/ Applications/web/dsbbhome

United Nations Statistics Division

http://unstats.un.org/unsd/ snaama

International Comparison Project

www.worldbank.org/data/icp

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