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Country classifications

ITU BDT Regions, corresponding to the regional grouping of the ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau
 
Africa
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Rep.
Chad
Congo (Rep. of the)
Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Côte d'Ivoire
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gabon
Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Kenya
Lesotho
Liberia
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritius
Mozambique
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria
Rwanda
Sao Tomé & Principe
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
South Africa
South Sudan
Swaziland
Tanzania
Togo
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe
The Americas
Antigua & Barbuda
Argentina
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Bolivia
Brazil
Canada
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Cuba
Dominica
Dominican Rep.
Ecuador
El Salvador
Grenada
Guatemala
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Jamaica
Mexico
Nicaragua
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Suriname
Trinidad & Tobago
United States
Uruguay
Venezuela
​Arab States
Algeria
Bahrain
Comoros
Djibouti
Egypt
Iraq
Jordan
Kuwait
Lebanon
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Mauritania
Morocco
Oman
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Somalia
Sudan
Syrian Arab Republic
Tunisia
United Arab Emirates
Yemen
Asia & Pacific
Afghanistan
Australia
Bangladesh
Bhutan
Brunei Darussalam
Cambodia
China
Dem.People’s Rep. of Korea
Fiji
India
Indonesia
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 
Japan
Kiribati
Korea (Rep. of)
Lao P.D.R.
Malaysia
Maldives
Marshall Islands
Micronesia
Mongolia
Myanmar
Nauru
Nepal
New Zealand
Pakistan
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Samoa
Singapore
Solomon Islands
Sri Lanka
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Tonga
Tuvalu
Vanuatu
Viet Nam
​CIS
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Georgia
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Moldova
Russian Federation
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
Uzbekistan
​Europe
Albania
Andorra
Austria
Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Monaco
Montenegro
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
San Marino
Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
The Former Yugoslav Rep. of Macedonia
Turkey
United Kingdom
Vatican 
  
Developed/developing countries, according to the UN M49* 
Developed
​Albania
Andorra
Australia
Austria
Belarus
Belgium
Bermuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Canada
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Faroe Islands
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Greenland
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Moldova
Monaco
Montenegro
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russian Federation
San Marino
Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
The Former Yugoslav Rep. of Macedonia
Ukraine
United Kingdom
United States
​Developing
​Afghanistan
Algeria
American Samoa
Angola
Anguilla
Antigua & Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia
Aruba
Azerbaijan
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belize
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Botswana
Brazil
British Virgin Islands
Brunei Darussalam
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Cayman Islands
Central African Rep.
Chad
Chile
China
Cocos Keeling Islands
Colombia
Comoros
Congo (Rep. of the)
Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Cook Islands
Costa Rica
Côte d'Ivoire
Cuba
Cyprus
Dem.People’s Rep. of Korea
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Rep.
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Falkland (Malvinas) Is.
Fiji
French Polynesia
Gabon
​Gambia
Georgia
Ghana
Grenada
Guam
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Hong Kong, China
India
Indonesia
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 
Iraq
Israel
Jamaica
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kiribati
Korea (Rep. of)
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Lao P.D.R.
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Macao, China
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mayotte
Mexico
Micronesia
Mongolia
Montserrat
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nauru
Nepal
Neth. Antilles
New Caledonia
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Niue
Northern Marianas
​Oman
Pakistan
Palau
Palestinian Authority
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Rwanda
Sao Tomé & Principe
Samoa
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
Sri Lanka
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sudan
Suriname
Swaziland
Syrian Arab Republic
Taiwan, Province of China**
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Togo
Tokelau
Tonga
Trinidad & Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Turks & Caicos Is.
Tuvalu
Uganda
United Arab Emirates
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Venezuela
Viet Nam
Virgin Islands (US)
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe

* Note: The M49 is a standard for area codes used by the United Nations for statistical purposes, developed and maintained by the United Nations Statistics Division. Based on the M49, countries are classified according to macro geographical regions and sub-regions, and selected economic and other groupings, see: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/methods/m49/m49regin.htm

** Taiwan, Province of China, is not listed separately in the UN M49 but included in China. It is shown separately here since ITU data on China do not include Taiwan, Province of China, data.