Bisnis.com, JAKARTA – Indonesia is still entering the country growing around the world. Nevertheless, Indonesia is making development and development to become a developed country. The countries of the world are grouped into different types, namely poor countries, developing countries and developed countries.
Benchmarks used by the World Bank to determine which are included developed nations and developing countries can be seen based on certain standards or indicators. The definition of a developed country itself is a nation that ranks highest in terms of standards in the fields of technology, knowledge and economy, all of which are supported by innovation funds and are evenly distributed. Countries that have a high Human Development Index (HDI) and GNI are considered developed countries.
Here are some characteristics of developed countries that have been pointed out by various sources:
1. Income per capita
Per capita income is an important factor in measuring developed countries. A country is said to be prosperous if its inhabitants have a high per capita income, if there are no wars, conflicts and divisions. National income per capita (Gross National Product/GNP). GNP as a reference to divide the overall income of a country. If the result is greater than USD 10,000, then the country is classified as a developed country.
2. Low unemployment rate
In developed countries, the unemployment rate is relatively low because every citizen can find a job. One of the developed countries, like the United States, has a total productive labor force of over 163 million people as of January 2022 (Statista).
3. Master science and technology
Residents of developed countries tend to be proficient in science and technology. Therefore, in their daily lives, they have also used advanced technology and modern tools to facilitate their daily lives.
Especially in this age, when technology plays such a big role in our day-to-day business and activities. Thus, countries that excel in the technology sector will have great opportunities to go to developed countries.
Some developed countries that excel because they rely on technology are Finland. This small country in northern mainland Europe ranks first in the world, ahead of the United States, as the most technologically advanced country in the world, according to a recent report compiled by the United Nations Development Program.
4. Good education and health system
Almost all residents of developed countries are literate or can read and write fluently. This is inseparable from the role of government in providing adequate services and facilities to support the world of education.
Developed country governments also provide guarantees in the form of basic education to all their citizens. In addition, educators or teachers also have a high level of well-being. No wonder developed countries have professional and qualified educators.
Examples of developed countries in the world
1. European continent: Finland, Sweden, United Kingdom, Ireland, Norway, Iceland, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, France, Netherlands and Italy.
2. Asia continent: Japan.
3. Americas: United States and Canada.
4. Continent of Australia and Oceania: Australia and New Zealand.
These are names and characteristics of developed countries that you may not be familiar with.
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