Serbia classifies Belgrade as sole developed region.

By bne IntelliNews September 21, 2011
Serbia's government published a classification of domestic regions in terms of development, classifying the Belgrade region as the sole developed one, Beta news agency reported. The Belgrade region was the only one, whose gross domestic product exceeded that on national level. The regions of Vojvodina, Sumadija, Western Serbia and Southern and Eastern Serbia were classified as underdeveloped. Nineteen local units are described as being above average in terms of economic development, 33 have generated GDP at 80-100% of the national average, and 47 were at 60-80% and therefore were classified as underdeveloped. The remaining units were extremely underdeveloped - 46 regions at 50-60% and 27 units - below 50%.

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