Country Classification

Pricing to HDI Partners and Certified Instructors is based on the country in which they do business. HDI classifies countries into three categories: Developed, Investment, and Emerging. The classification is based on the World Bank Economies July 2009 Report.

The following table classifies all World Bank member economies, and all other economies with populations of more than 30,000. For operational and analytical purposes, economies are divided among income groups according to 2008 gross national income (GNI) per capita, calculated using the World Bank Atlas method

Economy Code Region HDI Category
Afghanistan AFG South Asia Emerging
Albania ALB Europe & Central Asia Investment
Algeria DZA Middle East & North Africa Investment
American Samoa ASM East Asia & Pacific Investment
Andorra ADO .. Developed
Angola AGO Sub-Saharan Africa Investment
Antigua and Barbuda ATG .. Developed
Argentina ARG Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Armenia ARM Europe & Central Asia Investment
Aruba ABW .. Developed
Australia AUS .. Developed
Austria AUT .. Developed
Azerbaijan AZE Europe & Central Asia Investment
Bahamas, The BHS .. Developed
Bahrain BHR .. Developed
Bangladesh BGD South Asia Emerging
Barbados BRB .. Developed
Belarus BLR Europe & Central Asia Investment
Belgium BEL .. Developed
Belize BLZ Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Benin BEN Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Bermuda BMU .. Developed
Bhutan BTN South Asia Investment
Bolivia BOL Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Bosnia and Herzegovina BIH Europe & Central Asia Investment
Botswana BWA Sub-Saharan Africa Investment
Brazil BRA Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Brunei Darussalam BRN .. Developed
Bulgaria BGR Europe & Central Asia Investment
Burkina Faso BFA Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Burundi BDI Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Cambodia KHM East Asia & Pacific Emerging
Cameroon CMR Sub-Saharan Africa Investment
Canada CAN .. Developed
Cape Verde CPV Sub-Saharan Africa Investment
Cayman Islands CYM .. Developed
Central African Republic CAF Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Chad TCD Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Channel Islands CHI .. Developed
Chile CHL Latin America & Caribbean Investment
China CHN East Asia & Pacific Investment
Colombia COL Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Comoros COM Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Congo, Dem. Rep. ZAR Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Congo, Rep. COG Sub-Saharan Africa Investment
Costa Rica CRI Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Côte d'Ivoire CIV Sub-Saharan Africa Investment
Croatia HRV .. Developed
Cuba CUB Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Cyprus CYP .. Developed
Czech Republic CZE .. Developed
Denmark DNK .. Developed
Djibouti DJI Middle East & North Africa Investment
Dominica DMA Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Dominican Republic DOM Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Ecuador ECU Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Egypt, Arab Rep. EGY Middle East & North Africa Investment
El Salvador SLV Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Equatorial Guinea GNQ .. Developed
Eritrea ERI Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Estonia EST .. Developed
Ethiopia ETH Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Faeroe Islands FRO .. Developed
Fiji FJI East Asia & Pacific Investment
Finland FIN .. Developed
France FRA .. Developed
French Polynesia PYF .. Developed
Gabon GAB Sub-Saharan Africa Investment
Gambia, The GMB Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Georgia GEO Europe & Central Asia Investment
Germany DEU .. Developed
Ghana GHA Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Greece GRC .. Developed
Greenland GRL .. Developed
Grenada GRD Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Guam GUM .. Developed
Guatemala GTM Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Guinea GIN Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Guinea-Bissau GNB Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Guyana GUY Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Haiti HTI Latin America & Caribbean Emerging
Honduras HND Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Hong Kong, China HKG .. Developed
Hungary HUN .. Developed
Iceland ISL .. Developed
India IND South Asia Investment
Indonesia IDN East Asia & Pacific Investment
Iran, Islamic Rep. IRN Middle East & North Africa Investment
Iraq IRQ Middle East & North Africa Investment
Ireland IRL .. Developed
Isle of Man IMY .. Developed
Israel ISR .. Developed
Italy ITA .. Developed
Jamaica JAM Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Japan JPN .. Developed
Jordan JOR Middle East & North Africa Investment
Kazakhstan KAZ Europe & Central Asia Investment
Kenya KEN Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Kiribati KIR East Asia & Pacific Investment
Korea, Dem. Rep. PRK East Asia & Pacific Emerging
Korea, Rep. KOR .. Developed
Kosovo KSV Europe & Central Asia Investment
Kuwait KWT .. Developed
Kyrgyz Republic KGZ Europe & Central Asia Emerging
Lao PDR LAO East Asia & Pacific Emerging
Latvia LVA Europe & Central Asia Investment
Lebanon LBN Middle East & North Africa Investment
Lesotho LSO Sub-Saharan Africa Investment
Liberia LBR Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Libya LBY Middle East & North Africa Investment
Liechtenstein LIE .. Developed
Lithuania LTU Europe & Central Asia Investment
Luxembourg LUX .. Developed
Macao, China MAC .. Developed
Macedonia, FYR MKD Europe & Central Asia Investment
Madagascar MDG Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Malawi MWI Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Malaysia MYS East Asia & Pacific Investment
Maldives MDV South Asia Investment
Mali MLI Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Malta MLT .. Developed
Marshall Islands MHL East Asia & Pacific Investment
Mauritania MRT Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Mauritius MUS Sub-Saharan Africa Investment
Mayotte MYT Sub-Saharan Africa Investment
Mexico MEX Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. FSM East Asia & Pacific Investment
Moldova MDA Europe & Central Asia Investment
Monaco MCO .. Developed
Mongolia MNG East Asia & Pacific Investment
Montenegro MNE Europe & Central Asia Investment
Morocco MAR Middle East & North Africa Investment
Mozambique MOZ Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Myanmar MMR East Asia & Pacific Emerging
Namibia NAM Sub-Saharan Africa Investment
Nepal NPL South Asia Emerging
Netherlands NLD .. Developed
Netherlands Antilles ANT .. Developed
New Caledonia NCL .. Developed
New Zealand NZL .. Developed
Nicaragua NIC Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Niger NER Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Nigeria NGA Sub-Saharan Africa Investment
Northern Mariana Islands MNP .. Developed
Norway NOR .. Developed
Oman OMN .. Developed
Pakistan PAK South Asia Investment
Palau PLW East Asia & Pacific Investment
Panama PAN Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Papua New Guinea PNG East Asia & Pacific Investment
Paraguay PRY Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Peru PER Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Philippines PHL East Asia & Pacific Investment
Poland POL Europe & Central Asia Investment
Portugal PRT .. Developed
Puerto Rico PRI .. Developed
Qatar QAT .. Developed
Romania ROM Europe & Central Asia Investment
Russian Federation RUS Europe & Central Asia Investment
Rwanda RWA Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Samoa WSM East Asia & Pacific Investment
San Marino SMR .. Developed
São Tomé and Principe STP Sub-Saharan Africa Investment
Saudi Arabia SAU .. Developed
Senegal SEN Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Serbia SRB Europe & Central Asia Investment
Seychelles SYC Sub-Saharan Africa Investment
Sierra Leone SLE Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Singapore SGP .. Developed
Slovak Republic SVK .. Developed
Slovenia SVN .. Developed
Solomon Islands SLB East Asia & Pacific Investment
Somalia SOM Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
South Africa ZAF Sub-Saharan Africa Investment
Spain ESP .. Developed
Sri Lanka LKA South Asia Investment
St. Kitts and Nevis KNA Latin America & Caribbean Investment
St. Lucia LCA Latin America & Caribbean Investment
St. Vincent and the Grenadines VCT Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Sudan SDN Sub-Saharan Africa Investment
Suriname SUR Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Swaziland SWZ Sub-Saharan Africa Investment
Sweden SWE .. Developed
Switzerland CHE .. Developed
Syrian Arab Republic SYR Middle East & North Africa Investment
Tajikistan TJK Europe & Central Asia Emerging
Tanzania TZA Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Thailand THA East Asia & Pacific Investment
Timor-Leste TMP East Asia & Pacific Investment
Togo TGO Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Tonga TON East Asia & Pacific Investment
Trinidad and Tobago TTO .. Developed
Tunisia TUN Middle East & North Africa Investment
Turkey TUR Europe & Central Asia Investment
Turkmenistan TKM Europe & Central Asia Investment
Uganda UGA Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Ukraine UKR Europe & Central Asia Investment
United Arab Emirates ARE .. Developed
United Kingdom GBR .. Developed
United States USA .. Developed
Uruguay URY Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Uzbekistan UZB Europe & Central Asia Emerging
Vanuatu VUT East Asia & Pacific Investment
Venezuela, RB VEN Latin America & Caribbean Investment
Vietnam VNM East Asia & Pacific Emerging
Virgin Islands (U.S.) VIR .. Developed
West Bank and Gaza WBG Middle East & North Africa Investment
Yemen, Rep. YEM Middle East & North Africa Emerging
Zambia ZMB Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging
Zimbabwe ZWE Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging