Classification by Country Income Level

Classification of countries in the LIS and/or LWS Databases by country income level, based on per-capita GNI, according to the World Bank country classifications.

Note: Countries change income categories over time; this classification corresponds to 2010, not necessarily to earlier LIS or LWS dataset years.

*Countries marked with an asterisk have recently contributed datasets to LIS; these datasets will be available soon.

High-Income Countries Upper-Middle Income Countries Lower-Middle Income Countries
Australia Brazil Egypt*
Austria Chile* Guatemala
Belgium China* India
Canada Colombia Paraguay*
Cyprus Dominican Republic*
Czech Republic Mexico
Denmark Panama*
Estonia Peru
Finland Romania
France Russia
Germany Serbia*
Greece South Africa
Hungary Uruguay
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Luxembourg
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Slovak Republic
Slovenia
Spain
South Korea
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
United Kingdom
United States