The total current population of high income countries (per World Bank definition) is 1.22 billion. A high-income economy is defined by the World Bank as a country with a gross national income per capita US$12,236 or more in 2016, calculated using the Atlas method.
The upper middle income countries that are growing and close to advancing to high income are
Turkey 80 million population Malaysia 31 million population China 1.38 billion population
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