The comparison between the rich and poor countries is based on measurement of development like GNP.

1.       The comparison between the rich and poor countries is based on measurement of development like GNP. This is an estimation of the total value of goods and services which are produced per year.  We can compare the countries with each other but there must be comparison between the countries on the behalf of levels of classes. Europe is considered to be a rich geographic region of world having highest living standard of its people but there are lot of poor people which are socially excluded in these societies. We can say that poverty has no specific geography.