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In the language of international affairs, including international health, this is a country whose citizens have on average a sufficient income to enjoy the good things of life and usually have access to a wide range of publicly provided and private services in the health, education, social welfare, housing, transport, commercial and industrial sectors, as well as state-supported defense and security services. See also income levels and World Bank classification.

Subjects: Environmental Science — Public Health and Epidemiology.

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