The world classes
(first, second, and third) have no official
definition, but are often times used to describe the economic
position of a state. The differences between the classes
has less to do with the economic
of the nation, and more to do with the geopolitical divides that
emerged during and after the cold war.
defined as a western
style state that
is usually capitalist and democratic, which has a high standard of living.
See also: second world
and third world
First world countries include: The United
States of America, Britain, Canada, Germany, France, Belgium, etc.