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With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.
The World Bank Group works in every major area of development. We provide a wide array of financial products and technical assistance, and we help countries share and apply innovative knowledge and solutions to the challenges they face.
We face big challenges to help the world’s poorest people and ensure that everyone sees benefits from economic growth. Data and research help us understand these challenges and set priorities, share knowledge of what works, and measure progress.
Middle Income Countries are a diverse group by size, population and income level, and are home to 75% of the world’s population and 62% of the world’s poor. MICs also represent about one-third of global GDP and are major engines of global growth.
The world’s Middle Income Countries (MICs), which are defined as having a per capita gross national income of US$1,026 to $12,475 (2011) are a diverse group by size, population, and income level.
Regional Director for Central Asia
Is there more or less inequality in your country now than 10 years ago? Did poverty go up or down? Our data portal has the answers.
- the power sector transformed into an open and competitive market
The Roma are the largest and most vulnerable minority group in Eastern Europe, and face significant social and economic issues.