Third World Countries

The Third World Countries was normally seen to include neutral and non-aligned countries. Like many countries with colonial pasts in Africa, Latin America, Oceania and Asia. It was also sometimes taken as synonymous with countries in the Non-Aligned Movement.

S.N.Country NameNeutrality Status / Members of the NAMNeutrality Period / Beginning Year / NAM Year of AdmissionCapitalPopulationCurrency2015 GDP (PPP) in Millions2015 Nominal GDP - $ Millions2015 GDP (PPP) per Capita
1AfghanistanMember of the NAM1961Kabul26849000Afghani$62,790$20,840$2,000
2AlgeriaMember of the NAM1961Algiers33333267Dinar$5,70,600$1,75,100$14,400
3AngolaMember of the NAM1964Luanda16941000Kwanza$1,85,200$1,02,000$7,600
4Antigua and BarbudaMember of the NAM2006St. John's89000East Caribbean dollar$2,096$1,285$23,700
5AustriaNeutral European Union members1920-1938 and 1955-1995Vienna8223062Euro$4,03,800$3,72,600$47,500
6AzerbaijanMember of the NAM2011Baku9686210Manat$1,74,300$63,980$18,700
7BahamasMember of the NAM1983Nassau379000Bahamian dollar$9,231$8,884$25,600
8BahrainMember of the NAM1973Manama1781000Bahraini dinar$64,900$30,910$51,200
9BangladeshMember of the NAM1973Dhaka158762000Taka$5,77,000$2,02,300$3,600
10BarbadosMember of the NAM1983Bridgetown283000Barbadian dollar$4,658$4,451$16,700
11Belarus Member of the NAM1998Minsk9608058Belarusian ruble$1,68,200$62,020$17,800
12BelizeMember of the NAM1976Belmopan369000Belize dollar$3,071$1,763$8,600
13BeninMember of the NAM1964Porto-Novo8439000CFA franc$21,160$7,701$2,000
14BhutanMember of the NAM1973Thimphu760000Bhutanese ngultrum$6,383$2,209$8,200
15BoliviaMember of the NAM1979Sucre10027254Boliviano$73880$33540$6,500
16BotswanaMember of the NAM1970Gaborone1839833Pula$37,160$13,090$17,700
17BruneiMember of the NAM1993Bandar Seri Begawan421000Brunei dollar$32,900$11,640$79,700
18Burkina FasoMember of the NAM1973Ouagadougou13228000CFA franc$31,180$11,320$1,800
19BurundiMember of the NAM1964Bujumbura7548000Burundian franc$7,883$2,970$900
20CambodiaMember of the NAM1961Phnom Penh15040000Riel$54,035$17,814$3,476.512
21CameroonMember of the NAM1964Yaoundé17795000CFA franc$72,110$28,520$3,200
22Cape VerdeMember of the NAM1976Praia420979Cape Verdean escudo$3,479$1,641$6,700
23Central African RepublicMember of the NAM1964Bangui4216666CFA franc$3,052$1,624$600
24ChadMember of the NAM1964N'Djamena10146000CFA franc$32,000$11,690$2,800
25ChileMember of the NAM1973Santiago18006407Peso$424300$240000$23,800
26ColombiaMember of the NAM1983Bogotá / Santa Fe de Bogotá48347000Peso$665000$274200$14,000
27ComorosMember of the NAM1976Moroni798000Comorian franc$1,214$589$1,600
28Costa RicaOther neutral countries1949-presentSan José35819000Costa Rican colón$74,090$51,620$15,500
29Côte d'IvoireMember of the NAM1973Yamoussoukro17654843CFA franc$78,330$31,270$3,400
30CubaMember of the NAM1961Havana11252000Cuban peso, Cuban convertible peso$1,28,500$77,150$10,200
31Democratic Republic of the CongoMember of the NAM1961Kinshasa75507308Congolese franc$63,270$39,060$800
32DjiboutiMember of the NAM1983Djibouti City906000Djiboutian franc$3,093$1,743$3,300
33DominicaMember of the NAM2006Roseau71000East Caribbean dollar$820.1$538$11,600
34Dominican RepublicMember of the NAM2000Santo Domingo9980000Dominican Peso$1,47,600$66,580$14,900
35East TimorMember of the NAM2003Dili1245000US Dollar$7,101$4,231$5,800
36EcuadorMember of the NAM1983Quito16346700United States dollar$181800$98930$11,300
37EgyptMember of the NAM1961Cairo84550000Egyptian pound$9,96,000$2,86,400$11,500
38Equatorial GuineaMember of the NAM1970Malabo504000CFA Franc$25,940$10,030$33,300
39EritreaMember of the NAM1995Asmara5880000Nakfa$7,938$4,256$1,200
40EthiopiaMember of the NAM1961Addis Ababa85237338Birr$1,59,200$57,560$1,700
41FijiMember of the NAM2011Suva890057Fijian Dollar$7,798$4,526$8,800
42FinlandNeutral European Union members1935-1939 and 1956-1995Helsinki5268799Euro$2,24,700$2,30,700$41,200
43GabonMember of the NAM1970Libreville1384000CFA franc$34,410$13,800$21,700
44GambiaMember of the NAM1973Banjul1517000Gambian dalasi$3,269$761$1,700
45GhanaClaim to be neutral / Member of the NAM2012 / 1961Accra23000000Ghana cedi$1,13,300$37,680$4,300
46GrenadaMember of the NAM1979St. George's104000East Caribbean dollar$1,385$957$13,000
47GuatemalaMember of the NAM1993Guatemala City16176000Guatemalan quetzal$1,25,600$63,220$7,900
48GuineaMember of the NAM1961Conakry10057975CFA Franc$15,280$6,733$1,300
49Guinea-BissauMember of the NAM1976Bissau1586000CFA franc$2,677$1,035$1,500
50GuyanaMember of the NAM1970Georgetown747884Guyanese dollar$5770$3203$7,200
51HaitiMember of the NAM2006Port-au-Prince10994000Haitian gourde$19,020$8,797$1,800
52HondurasMember of the NAM1995Tegucigalpa8950000Honduran lempira$41,000$19,940$5,000
53IndiaMember of the NAM1961New Delhi1299499000Indian rupee$80,27,000$21,83,000$6,300
54IndonesiaMember of the NAM1961Jakarta255462000Rupiah$28,39,000$8,72,600$11,300
55IranMember of the NAM1979Tehran78778000Rial$13,82,000$3,96,900$17,800
56IraqMember of the NAM1961Baghdad36575000Iraqi dinar$5,31,400$1,65,100$15,500
57JamaicaMember of the NAM1970Kingston2729000Jamaican dollar$24,600$13,820$8,800
58JordanMember of the NAM1964Amman6837000Jordanian dinar$82,990$38,210$12,400
59KenyaMember of the NAM1964Nairobi34707817Kenyan shilling$1,43,100$63,120$3,300
60KuwaitMember of the NAM1964Kuwait City4161000Kuwaiti dinar$2,88,800$1,23,200$72,200
61LaosMember of the NAM1964Vientiane6802000Kip$37,500$12,550$5,400
62LebanonMember of the NAM1961Beirut4288000Lebanese pound$83,860$54,400$18,600
63LesothoMember of the NAM1970Maseru2067000Lesotho loti$5,777$2,035$3,000
64LiberiaMember of the NAM1964Monrovia4128572Liberian dollar$3,780$2,015$900
65LibyaMember of the NAM1964Tripoli6036914Dinar$92,870$29,720$15,100
66LiechtensteinOther neutral countries1868-presentVaduz37313Swiss franc$3,200$5,113$89,400
67MadagascarMember of the NAM1973Antananarivo18606000Malagasy ariary$35,560$9,514$1,500
68MalawiMember of the NAM1964Lilongwe12884000Kwacha$20,560$6,388$1,200
69MalaysiaMember of the NAM1970Kuala Lumpur31032000Ringgit$8,13,500$3,13,500$26,600
70MaldivesMember of the NAM1976Malé345000Maldivian rufiyaa$4,732$3,031$13,600
71MaliMember of the NAM1961Bamako13518000CFA franc$29,150$10,950$1,800
72MaltaNeutral European Union members1980-2004Valletta412655Euro$14,750$9,190$34,700
73MauritaniaMember of the NAM1964Nouakchott3069000Ouguiya$16,430$4,677$4,500
74MauritiusMember of the NAM1973Port Louis1219220Mauritian rupee$24,510$11,570$19,500
75MexicoClaim to be neutral1930Mexico City121006000Mexican Peso$22,20,000$11,61,000$18,500
76MoldovaClaim to be neutral1994Chișinău3583288Moldovan leu$17,770$6,188$5,000
77MongoliaMember of the NAM1993Ulaanbaatar3029000Tögrög$36,430$12,410$12,500
78MoroccoMember of the NAM1961Rabat35757175Moroccan dirham$2,74,500$1,03,100$8,300
79MozambiqueMember of the NAM1976Maputo20366795Mozambican metical$33,730$16,990$1,300
80MyanmarMember of the NAM1961Naypyidaw52280000Kyat$2,67,700$65,780$5,200
81NamibiaMember of the NAM1979Windhoek2031000Namibian dollar$24,840$12,860$11,300
82NepalMember of the NAM1961Kathmandu28038000Nepalese rupee$70,080$21,360$2,500
83NicaraguaMember of the NAM1979Managua6514000Nicaraguan córdoba$31,180$12,320$5,000
84NigerMember of the NAM1973Niamey13957000CFA franc$18,960$7,119$1,100
85NigeriaMember of the NAM1964Abuja174507539Naira$11,05,000$4,93,000$6,400
86North KoreaMember of the NAM1976P'yŏngyang25863000North Korean won$40,000$28,000$1,800
87OmanMember of the NAM1973Muscat4181000Rial$1,71,700$60,180$46,200
88PakistanMember of the NAM1979Islamabad191785000Pakistani Rupee$9,30,800$2,47,800$4,900
89PalestineMember of the NAM1976Jerusalem (proclaimed), Ramallah4225710Israeli Shekel$12,700$12,700$1924 (West Bank), $876 (Gaza)
90PanamaMember of the NAM1976Panama City3764000Panamanian balboa, United States dollar$82,180$47,470$20,900
91Papua New GuineaMember of the NAM1993Port Moresby6310129Papua New Guinean kina$19,220$18,000$2,800
92PeruMember of the NAM1973Lima31151643Nuevo sol$385400$179900$12,300
93PhilippinesMember of the NAM1993Manila102965000Philippine Peso$7,42,200$2,99,300$7,500
94QatarMember of the NAM1973Doha2113000Riyal$3,24,200$1,92,100$1,45,000
95Republic of the CongoMember of the NAM1964Brazzaville4012809CFA franc$28,920$8,871$6,800
96RwandaMember of the NAM1970Kigali7600000Rwandan franc$20,320$8,468$1,800
97Saint Kitts and NevisMember of the NAM2006Basseterre46000East Caribbean dollar$1,358$889$22,800
98Saint LuciaMember of the NAM1983Castries172000East Caribbean dollar$2,032$1,438$12,000
99Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesMember of the NAM2003Kingstown110000East Caribbean dollar$1,211$765$11,000
100San MarinoOther neutral countries1862-presentSan Marino32742Euro$1,952$1,543$62,100
101São Tomé and PríncipeMember of the NAM1976São Tomé183176Dobra$663.7$326$3,400
102Saudi ArabiaMember of the NAM1961Riyadh31521000Saudi riyal$16,81,000$6,65,500$54,600
103SenegalMember of the NAM1964Dakar11658000CFA franc$36,300$13,990$2,500
104SerbiaClaim to be neutral2007Belgrade7209764Serbian dinar$97,270$36,560$13,600
105SeychellesMember of the NAM1976Victoria80654Seychellois rupee$2,533$1,375$27,000
106Sierra LeoneMember of the NAM1964Freetown6144562Leone$9,833$4,266$1,600
107SingaporeMember of the NAM1970Singapore City5541000Singapore dollar$4,68,900$2,94,000$85,700
108SomaliaMember of the NAM1961Mogadishu9832017Somali shilling$4,431$5,800$400
109South AfricaMember of the NAM1994Bloemfontein(judicial) Cape Town(legislative) and Pretoria(executive)52981991South African rand$7,24,000$3,17,300$13,400
110Sri LankaMember of the NAM1961Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte20869000Sri Lankan rupee$2,32,500$79,520$11,200
111SudanMember of the NAM1961Khartoum36787012Sudanese pound$1,67,400$84,330$4,500
112SurinameMember of the NAM1983Paramaribo541638Surinamese dollar$9211$5050$16,700
113SwazilandMember of the NAM1970Lobamba (royal and legislative) Mbabane(administrative)1032000Lilangeni$10,870$4,305$9,800
114SwedenNeutral European Union members1814-1918 and 1918-1995Stockholm9723809Swedish krona$4,67,400$4,83,700$48,000
115SwitzerlandOther neutral countries1815-presentBern / Berne8061516Swiss franc$4,82,700$6,77,000$59,300
116SyriaMember of the NAM1964Damascus23270000Syrian pound$55,800$24,600$5,100
117TanzaniaMember of the NAM1964Dodoma44929002Tanzanian shilling$1,38,300$46,190$3,000
118ThailandMember of the NAM1993Bangkok68387000Baht$11,07,000$3,73,500$16,100
119TogoMember of the NAM1964Lomé7154237CFA franc$10,820$4,152$1,500
120Trinidad and TobagoMember of the NAM1970Port of Spain1357000Trinidad and Tobago dollar$44,320$27,670$32,800
121TunisiaMember of the NAM1961Tunis10102000Tunisian dinar$1,27,200$44,270$11,600
122TurkmenistanOther neutral countries / Member of the NAM1995-present / 1995Ashgabat4902000Turkmen new manat$90,290$44,360$15,600
123UgandaMember of the NAM1964Kampala27616000Ugandan shilling$79,750$24,940$2,100
124United Arab EmiratesMember of the NAM1970Abu Dhabi8933000UAE dirham$6,41,900$3,39,100$67,000
125UzbekistanMember of the NAM1993Tashkent31283000Uzbekistan som (O'zbekiston so'mi)$1,85,800$65,950$6,100
126VanuatuMember of the NAM1983Port Vila256155Vanuatu vatu$675.9$771$2,600
127Vatican CityOther neutral countries1929-presentVatican City842Euro   
128VenezuelaMember of the NAM1989Caracas30620404Bolívar fuerte$491600$131900$16,100
129VietnamMember of the NAM1976Hanoi91812000đồng$5,51,300$1,98,800$6,100
130YemenMember of the NAM1990Sana'a26745000Yemeni rial$75,520$34,930$2,800
131ZambiaMember of the NAM1964Lusaka14668000Zambian kwacha$64,650$24,470$4,300
132ZimbabweMember of the NAM1979Harare13010000US dollar$27,920$13,910$2,100