How to distinguish among developed, developing and under-developed countries

Less developed countries, developing countries, developed countries and more developing countries... that's a lot. But here is just a simplification.These are the differences betweenLess developed countriesThese countries are also known as

Is France a developing country?

That is certainly one of the most misinformed and or ignorant questions I have ever read on Quora. Here are just a sampling of comparisons between FR - USA. They speak for themselves:Income Inequality Rating (<=Better)/ Rank (>=Worse) : FR 30.1 (22nd) - USA 45.1 (3rd worst in OECD)Percentage of Pop. below

Is Kerala really developing?

When compared with other states, Kerala is already a developed state, with an HDI of 0.790 which is higher than the National Average of 0.624. The HDI of Kerala can be placed among the 'High Human Developement' group.But when it comes to infrastructure / industrialization, Kerala is a step back when

To discuss common misconceptions, what do you think a first world country like the US has that a country like India doesn't?

except for equal opportunity employment, knowledge,advance in technology, and earnings that are at least 5 times that of india, u s a has nothing more to offer to india,dating, divorce rates, crime, drug menace, illegal immigrant problems, creating a strifed world through big brother attitude and partiality to white

What developing country will become the next developed nation?

This largely depends on how you define "developed". There are many countries in Eastern Europe which teeter on the edge of this definition. They have all the infrastructure from the Communist-era and many are now members of the EU, but incomes are much lower and they still receive development aid and have many social problems. Often, development

What was the strangest cultural thing you have experienced as a foreigner/visitor in the United States?

I came here at age 17 in the 90's and it was a BIG culture shock! Remember this is BEFORE the internet era and the only ideas I have about the USA is from watching TV and from the pictures my father have sent me while he was at Disneyland or at Universal

Which countries do you think will become developed countries in 2050?

2050 will not happen before 30 years so it's hard to say since a lot of thing can change. Economic crisis, wars, climate change can be many factors that can interupt or boost the development of numerous countries. The definition of a

Why is India still a developing country?

India is one of the fastest developing country in the world. But you can see the fact that the speed of the development is not as good when compared to the other countries that are already developed and that are much superior than India. There are many reason behind the lack in the development

Can India ever be in the list of developed countries?

It will and hopefully way too early than what the global think-tank thinks.Raghuram Rajan says it would take 30 more years for India to become a middle income country. And he may be right based upon the numbers and shear experience he hold's in global geopoliticsBut what we are missing here is the factor

When will India be a developed country?

To be honest, India can never be a developed country, if you ask why, i can tell you why..Because India is full of people who don't want to grow and don't let others to grow..India talk about it's heritage and culture, which in any sense to me is the worst one.. giving traditions

Do you think that by the end of 2030 India will become a first world country if it led by leaders like Modi?

It would really depend on the economic policies of USA. The debt is getting bigger there. If they fail to make a repayment or any such restructuring then the there will be a shift in global economy. India will definitely get a boost from that still we would need a visionary Govt to cut losses and

How can a First World country like the USA behave like a Third World country shutting down their government?

Democratic Party politicised a bill which was for National Security as illegal migrants to the USA usually and invariably supported the Democratic Party which is a well known fact so why should they support the Bill and they are going to regret this at

How is it possible that a poverty-ridden Third World country like India is more honest than a First World country like the USA or UK? Is immigration in the First World Countries the cause of the rise in dishonesty?

I've visited India twice and wouldn't exactly class it as a third world poverty ridden country.Yes there are large amounts of poverty, some of it at appalling levels, but there are also a lot of wealthy people there as well. (When you've got a population somewhere around the billion there's enough people for both

I'm a rich person from a poor country. Should I feel ashamed?

No.Colonialism is shameful. This has been done by people in the past, and I assume you had no role in it, as you weren't born.People are justly unhappy and looking for explanations as to why they are poor. You are not the

Is it true that first world countries still don't take India seriously?

No Ur absolutely wrong world countries r taking India seriously India is considered as emerging superpower and potential threat to China's dominance they take India seriously but they behave like that bcoz they are scared of India that one day it might overtake china,India is the only country which can challenge china it is challenging China in

Sweden has a small amount of GDP in the world. Why does Trump say that Sweden is a third world country and China is a first world country in his tweet? Does Trump have logic?

This terminology divides countries into the following categories:First World: NATO and alliesSecond World: Warsaw Pact countries.Third World: All countries not in one of the two categories above.If you asked people if they consider the Peoples Republic of China an ally of NATO, what is the expected answer?Sweden cannot become a third world country,

To discuss common misconceptions, what do you think a first world country like the US has that a country like India doesn't?

except for equal opportunity employment, knowledge,advance in technology, and earnings that are at least 5 times that of india, u s a has nothing more to offer to india,dating, divorce rates, crime, drug menace, illegal immigrant problems, creating a strifed world through big

What are the Anglo-Saxon countries?

There are none - most of what is now England was once made up of seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, known as the Anglo-Saxon heptarchy, but after the Norman Conquest, the term ‘Anglo-Saxon' lost its meaning.The term ‘Anglo-Saxon' is now used, especially by the French, to mean English-speaking, despite it

What was the strangest cultural thing you have experienced as a foreigner/visitor in the United States?

I came here at age 17 in the 90's and it was a BIG culture shock! Remember this is BEFORE the internet era and the only ideas I have about the USA is from watching TV and from the pictures my father have sent me while he was at Disneyland or at Universal Studios posing right next to a

Why do some developed countries' people think they know things better than developing countries' people?

Now, firstly, let's be clear here: We're obviously not talking about the marjority of people in any country here, we're discussing the reasons for such views, that are held by radical minorities. Or so I'd like to believe.And now, what I think could be the answer: Because they think that if the developing countries are poor then

Why is China's economic growth slowing?

Four issues:1) growth fueled by importing production technology will eventually come to an end,2) there may be the need for the development of better institutions to support the right innovate business development and growth3) China had a brilliant policy of fiscal spending on infrastructure construction that avoided many

Why is everyone saying that India is underdeveloped and countries like the US and Europe are developed?Does that make any sense? What is your opinion about this?

It seems to me that India is industrially only slightly less effective then US or Europe. However, it is socially considerably more restrictive, and there's more discrimination and corruption than in some other countries. For this reason, many people believe that it's

Can China achieve its goal of becoming a medium developed country by 2049?

I suspect that China is being very modest in one way: it is both a major economic and military power already. They do, however, have a massive job ahead with such a large population and such huge geographic, climatic and social diversity. Living in Shanghai or Beijing is one

Can Mexico be considered a Western Country or a First World country?

International institutions characterize Mexico as an upper-middle-income country, a category encompassing US $4125 to $12736 in income per capita. Mexico's was $9980 in 2014, and at 2.5% growth would enter World Bank's high-income countries group in another decade.List of countries by GNI (nominal, Atlas method) per capitaUpper middle income (World Bank)

If there are developed countries in Africa in 2050, which countries do you think are the countries?

(1) Thanks for the A2A.(2) Short answer:The top-ranking African countries here: List of countries by GDP (PPP) per capita.While economic metrics are not the only measures, they're typically the most important. The others:UN Human Development IndexSocial Progress Index

Is Hyderabad really developing rapidly?

NO! Hyd is Struggling. Terrible roads, Increased Taxes, Unlimited Alcohol.Small scale business People are suffering with out sales.Only Government Employees are happy with increased salaries with 42% hike while they are failing to improve income from various departments.The Transport Department TSRTC is in a Loss of many crores with the highest ticket cost in India

Is Kerala really developing?

When compared with other states, Kerala is already a developed state, with an HDI of 0.790 which is higher than the National Average of 0.624. The HDI of Kerala can be placed among the 'High Human Developement' group.But when it comes to infrastructure / industrialization, Kerala is a step back when compared with other

Is Kolkata really developing?

Kolkata is an every day celebration of human existence. It is a city where people take time out of their busy schedules to indulge in dance, poetry, art, music, film and theatre. This former British Indian capital is now widely regarded as

Is Nigeria really developing?

Economically, Yes. Nigeria is richer than it's ever been. That is the objective truth, it isn't growing at the pace of the Asian Tigers, but it is much better than it was.The problem lies in our political stagnation and derived from it, a

What developed country has the highest crime rates?

The NPR a Liberal News media has reported that the USA is 31st in the world for gun violence.Gun Violence: How The U.S. Compares With Other CountriesThe USA is number 45 in the worldCrime Index by Country 2019

What developing countries are ambitious to become a developed nation?

I don't think there is any developing country where the people say, "You know what, widespread poverty, dilapidated infrastructure, rampant corruption, and pervasive criminality aren't too bad. Let's keep things how they are."The failure to create improvements in society doesn't come from a lack of ambition but from the fact that one's ambitions do not

When will those least developed countries catch up with the developed countries?

That's not the way it works... all nations are in a permanent rollercoaster cycle along many years. Some peak, then decline, and at some point are surpassed by a previously less developed rival which is on the upswing.When a nation remains for a very long time at the top, it might seem that it's there to stay

Which are developed countries in the world?

The Scandinavian countries, the Netherlands, Canada and the UK, which has actually been a developed country longer than all the rest except The Netherlands and which with the industrial revolution and the welfare state actually invented the modern ‘developed' nation.Ana Pectu has mentioned Germany, Germany always tends to lag quite behind the

Why do developed countries still pursue economic growth, which in effect causes more issues than before?

Primarily, it is GREED to maintain the status quo of the current acceptable standard of living.There is also the recognition that in the absence of growth, there is stagnation that will negatively impact the future because nothing remains static.Make no mistake to look too short-sighted as whatever we do today, directly affects the future.

Why has India still not become a developed country?

Mostly because of the corruption in our country and lack of good use of human resources. Despite being a densely populated country, our human resources are not well used. Our people are trying to get settled abroad rather than in our country. This mindset should be changed first and help in the development of our country!

Why is there developing and developed countries?

Generally we call a country developed when they are economically self reliant and the citizens are enjoying food, shelter, clothing, and education.Let us compare it with a completed building.Now you know for every building there is an initiation, and construction stage.

Will France be considered a ‘developing' country in the future?

It never comes across my mind that this would become a reality in future. Its overall regulatory framework remains relatively efficient, but its labour market is burdened with rigid regulations and lacks the capacity to generate more growths in employment. It has a diversified