High Income Country Population

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