Encyclopedia > Developing nations

  Article Content

Developing nation

Redirected from Developing nations

Developing nation is a somewhat euphemistic term referring to those nations or countries that have not achieved a significant degree of industrialization relative to their populations, and which have a low standard of living. There is a strong correlation between this status and high population growth.

Other terms sometimes used are underdeveloped nations, undeveloped nations, third-world nations, or non-industrialized nations. Conversely, the opposite end of the spectrum is termed developed nations, first-world nations, or industrialized nations.

Nations clearly assigned to this category include:



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
January 9

... women's rights leader, founder of the League of Women Voters[?] 1859 - Frederik Pijper[?], Dutch vicar, church historian 1864 - Vladimir Andreevich Steklov, Russian ...