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Economies covered by B-READY

The first three editions of the B-READY pilot report will gradually cover 185 economies worldwide. This sequencing is necessary to produce a baseline for the complete B-READY data set, while allowing the methodology to fully develop. 

Currently, the B-READY team is collecting and analyzing data on 51 economies to be covered in the first B-READY report.

The table below provides information on the economies covered in each of the three B-READY reports. 

Pilot 1 - Covering 51 economies

Economy

Region

Income Group

Bangladesh

South Asia

Lower middle income

Barbados

Latin America & Caribbean

High income

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Europe & Central Asia

Upper middle income

Botswana

Sub-Saharan Africa

Upper middle income

Bulgaria

Europe & Central Asia

Upper middle income

Cambodia

East Asia & Pacific

Lower middle income

Central African Republic

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Chad

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Colombia

Latin America & Caribbean

Upper middle income

Costa Rica

Latin America & Caribbean

Upper middle income

Côte d’Ivoire

Sub-Saharan Africa

Lower middle income

Croatia

Europe & Central Asia

High income

El Salvador

Latin America & Caribbean

Upper middle income

Estonia

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Gambia, The

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Georgia

Europe & Central Asia

Upper middle income

Ghana

Sub-Saharan Africa

Lower middle income

Greece

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Hong Kong SAR, China

East Asia & Pacific

High income

Hungary

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Indonesia

East Asia & Pacific

Upper middle income

Iraq

Middle East & North Africa

Upper middle income

Jamaica

Latin America & Caribbean

Upper middle income

Kyrgyz Republic

Europe & Central Asia

Lower middle income

Lesotho

Sub-Saharan Africa

Lower middle income

Madagascar

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Mauritius

Sub-Saharan Africa

Upper middle income

Mexico

Latin America & Caribbean

Upper middle income

Montenegro

Europe & Central Asia

Upper middle income

Morocco

Middle East & North Africa

Lower middle income

Nepal

South Asia

Lower middle income

New Zealand

East Asia & Pacific

High income

North Macedonia

Europe & Central Asia

Upper middle income

Pakistan

South Asia

Lower middle income

Paraguay

Latin America & Caribbean

Upper middle income

Peru

Latin America & Caribbean

Upper middle income

Philippines

East Asia & Pacific

Lower middle income

Portugal

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Romania

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Rwanda

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Samoa

East Asia & Pacific

Lower middle income

Seychelles

Sub-Saharan Africa

High income

Sierra Leone

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Singapore

East Asia & Pacific

High income

Slovak Republic

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Tanzania

Sub-Saharan Africa

Lower middle income

Timor-Leste

East Asia & Pacific

Lower middle income

Togo

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Vanuatu

East Asia & Pacific

Lower middle income

Vietnam

East Asia & Pacific

Lower middle income

West Bank and Gaza

Middle East & North Africa

Upper middle income

Pilot 2 - Covering 62 economies in addition to pilot 1

Economy

Region

Income Group

Angola

Sub-Saharan Africa

Lower middle income

Antigua and Barbuda

Latin America & Caribbean

High income

Armenia

Europe & Central Asia

Upper middle income

Australia

East Asia & Pacific

High income

Azerbaijan

Europe & Central Asia

Upper middle income

Bahrain

Middle East & North Africa

High income

Belgium

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Benin

Sub-Saharan Africa

Lower middle income

Bhutan

South Asia

Lower middle income

Brazil

Latin America & Caribbean

Upper middle income

Burkina Faso

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Cabo Verde

Sub-Saharan Africa

Lower middle income

Cameroon

Sub-Saharan Africa

Lower middle income

Canada

North America

High income

China

East Asia & Pacific

Upper middle income

Congo, Dem. Rep.

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Congo, Rep.

Sub-Saharan Africa

Lower middle income

Cyprus

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Czechia

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Dominican Republic

Latin America & Caribbean

Upper middle income

Ecuador

Latin America & Caribbean

Upper middle income

Eswatini

Sub-Saharan Africa

Lower middle income

Grenada

Latin America & Caribbean

Upper middle income

Iceland

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Ireland

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Israel

Middle East & North Africa

High income

Italy

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Jordan

Middle East & North Africa

Lower middle income

Kazakhstan

Europe & Central Asia

Upper middle income

Kiribati

East Asia & Pacific

Lower middle income

Korea, Rep.

East Asia & Pacific

High income

Lao PDR

East Asia & Pacific

Lower middle income

Latvia

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Malaysia

East Asia & Pacific

Upper middle income

Mali

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Malta

Middle East & North Africa

High income

Micronesia, Fed. Sts.

East Asia & Pacific

Lower middle income

Moldova

Europe & Central Asia

Upper middle income

Namibia

Sub-Saharan Africa

Upper middle income

Oman

Middle East & North Africa

High income

Panama

Latin America & Caribbean

High income

Papua New Guinea

East Asia & Pacific

Lower middle income

Poland

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Senegal

Sub-Saharan Africa

Lower middle income

Serbia

Europe & Central Asia

Upper middle income

Slovenia

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Somalia

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

South Sudan

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Spain

Europe & Central Asia

High income

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Latin America & Caribbean

Upper middle income

Sweden

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Taiwan, China

East Asia & Pacific

High income

Tajikistan

Europe & Central Asia

Lower middle income

Tonga

East Asia & Pacific

Upper middle income

Trinidad and Tobago

Latin America & Caribbean

High income

Tunisia

Middle East & North Africa

Lower middle income

Türkiye

Europe & Central Asia

Upper middle income

Turkmenistan

Europe & Central Asia

Upper middle income

United Kingdom

Europe & Central Asia

High income

United States

North America

High income

Uruguay

Latin America & Caribbean

High income

Uzbekistan

Europe & Central Asia

Lower middle income

Pilot 3 – Covering 72 economies in addition to pilot 1 and 2

Economy

Region

Income Group

Afghanistan*

South Asia

Low income

Albania

Europe & Central Asia

Upper middle income

Algeria

Middle East & North Africa

Lower middle income

Argentina

Latin America & Caribbean

Upper middle income

Austria

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Bahamas, The

Latin America & Caribbean

High income

Belarus*

Europe & Central Asia

Upper middle income

Belize

Latin America & Caribbean

Upper middle income

Bolivia

Latin America & Caribbean

Lower middle income

Brunei Darussalam

East Asia & Pacific

High income

Burundi

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Chile

Latin America & Caribbean

High income

Comoros

Sub-Saharan Africa

Lower middle income

Denmark

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Djibouti

Middle East & North Africa

Lower middle income

Egypt, Arab Rep.

Middle East & North Africa

Lower middle income

Equatorial Guinea

Sub-Saharan Africa

Upper middle income

Eritrea

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Ethiopia

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Fiji

East Asia & Pacific

Upper middle income

Finland

Europe & Central Asia

High income

France

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Gabon

Sub-Saharan Africa

Upper middle income

Germany

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Guatemala

Latin America & Caribbean

Upper middle income

Guinea

Sub-Saharan Africa

Lower middle income

Guinea-Bissau

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Guyana

Latin America & Caribbean

High income

Haiti

Latin America & Caribbean

Lower middle income

Honduras

Latin America & Caribbean

Lower middle income

India

South Asia

Lower middle income

Iran, Islamic Rep.

Middle East & North Africa

Lower middle income

Japan

East Asia & Pacific

High income

Kenya

Sub-Saharan Africa

Lower middle income

Kosovo

Europe & Central Asia

Upper middle income

Kuwait

Middle East & North Africa

High income

Lebanon

Middle East & North Africa

Lower middle income

Liberia

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Libya

Middle East & North Africa

Upper middle income

Lithuania

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Luxembourg

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Malawi

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Maldives

South Asia

Upper middle income

Mauritania

Sub-Saharan Africa

Lower middle income

Mongolia

East Asia & Pacific

Lower middle income

Mozambique

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Myanmar

East Asia & Pacific

Lower middle income

Netherlands

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Nicaragua

Latin America & Caribbean

Lower middle income

Niger

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Nigeria

Sub-Saharan Africa

Lower middle income

Norway

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Qatar

Middle East & North Africa

High income

Russian Federation*

Europe & Central Asia

Upper middle income

São Tomé and Príncipe

Sub-Saharan Africa

Lower middle income

Saudi Arabia

Middle East & North Africa

High income

Solomon Islands

East Asia & Pacific

Lower middle income

South Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa

Upper middle income

Sri Lanka

South Asia

Lower middle income

St. Lucia

Latin America & Caribbean

Upper middle income

Sudan

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Suriname

Latin America & Caribbean

Upper middle income

Switzerland

Europe & Central Asia

High income

Syrian Arab Republic*

Middle East & North Africa

Low income

Thailand

East Asia & Pacific

Upper middle income

Uganda

Sub-Saharan Africa

Low income

Ukraine

Europe & Central Asia

Lower middle income

United Arab Emirates

Middle East & North Africa

High income

Venezuela, RB*

Latin America & Caribbean

N/A

Yemen, Rep.

Middle East & North Africa

Low income

Zambia

Sub-Saharan Africa

Lower middle income

Zimbabwe

Sub-Saharan Africa

Lower middle income

*WBG operational activities currently suspended