World Bank Country and Lending Groups

The current (2018) classification of countries by Gross National Income (GNI) per capita used by the World Bank to defined their lending policies in XLS format

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Field Value
Dataset topic category
  • Development policy and administration
  • Economic policy and administration
  • World Bank
Language
  • English
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Dataset reference date 06/01/2017
Date uploaded 2018-02-12T19:49:52.922036
Date of last revision 2018-02-13T04:24:54.265814
GeoNames
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Christmas Island
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Timor-Leste
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Malaysia
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
Positional Accuracy There are no known issues with the accuracy of the data set
Logical Consistency There are no known issues with the logical consistency of the data set.
Completeness There are no known issues with the completeness of the data set.
Process Step In the World Development Indicators database (and most other time series datasets), all 189 World Bank member countries, plus 28 other economies with populations of more than 30,000, are classified so that data users can aggregate, group, and compare statistical data of interest, and for the presentation of key statistics. The main classifications provided are by geographic region, by income group, and by the operational lending categories of the World Bank Group. These groupings change from time to time: these tables provide those currently in use. 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.
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Copyright To be determined
Version 2018
Keywords World Bank Lending Groups,GNI per capita