Definitions for "Developing countries"
There is no single accepted definition of what a developing country is. In general they have a low per capita (per head of population) income, and shorter life expectancy, higher infant mortality and lower literacy levels than developed countries.
used by Oxfam to indicate the countries where it works - but a disputed word, given the great differences between developing countries.
the roughly 180 nations that have little or no industry, where most of the population depends on agriculture for their livelihood
Keywords:  daclst, oecd, dac, htm, org
see Development Assistance Committee (DAC) list - Back
Keywords:  third, world, see
See developed world, Third World.