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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: Economy > Poverty and inequality stats

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STAT Japan United States
Income inequality 1993-2011 24.85 latest available
Ranked 32nd.
40.81 latest available
Ranked 3rd. 64% more than Japan
Poorest 20%'s share in national income or consumption 10.58%
Ranked 2nd. 94% more than United States
5.44%
Ranked 30th.
Poorest's share in national income or consumption 10.58%
Ranked 2nd. 94% more than United States
5.44%
Ranked 30th.
Richest 10% to poorest 10% ratio 4.5
Ranked 2nd.
15.9
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Japan
Richest quintile to poorest quintile ratio 3.4
Ranked 2nd.
8.4
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Japan

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