Blue above world GDP (PPP) per capita Orange below world GDP (PPP) per capita]] First World: United States and its allies. Second World: Soviet Union, China, and their allies. Third World: neutral and non-aligned countries. ]] The North–South divide is broadly considered a socio-economic and political divide. The North consists of North America, Western Europe, Australia, and Japan. The South is made up of Africa, Latin America and Asia.
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