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NATO countries Compared by Economy > Distribution of family income > Gini index

DEFINITION: This index measures the degree of inequality in the distribution of family income in a country. The index is calculated from the Lorenz curve, in which cumulative family income is plotted against the number of families arranged from the poorest to the ric.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Turkey 40.2 2010
2 United Kingdom 40 2009
3 Portugal 38.5 2007
4 Lithuania 35.5 2009
5 Latvia 35.2 2010
6 Albania 34.5 2008
7 Poland 34.1 2009
8 Bulgaria 33.5 2008
9 Romania 33.2 2011
10 Greece 33 2005
11 France 32.7 2008
12 Canada 32.1 2005
=13 Croatia 32 2010
=13 Spain 32 2005
15 Italy 31.9 2011
16 Estonia 31.3 2010
17 Czech Republic 31 2009
18 Netherlands 30.9 2007
=19 Belgium 28 2005
=19 Iceland 28 2006
21 Germany 27 2006
=22 Luxembourg 26 2005
=22 Slovakia 26 2005
24 Norway 25 2008
25 Denmark 24.8 2011
26 Hungary 24.7 2009
27 Slovenia 23.8 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Distribution of family income > Gini index. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/NATO-countries/Economy/Distribution-of-family-income/Gini-index

NATO countries Compared by Economy > Distribution of family income > Gini index

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Interesting observations about Economy > Distribution of family income > Gini index

  • All of the top 2 countries by distribution of family income > gini index are Christian.
  • 23 of the top 29 countries by distribution of family income > gini index are Hot countries.
  • Sweden has ranked last for distribution of family income > gini index since 2000.
  • 3 of the top 5 countries by distribution of family income > gini index are Former British Colonies'.
  • South Africa has ranked in the top 2 for distribution of family income > gini index since 1994.
  • Brazil has ranked in the top 3 for distribution of family income > gini index since 1998.
  • Bolivia has ranked in the top 3 for distribution of family income > gini index since 1997.
  • 2 of the top 4 countries by distribution of family income > gini index are Tourist destination.
  • 9 of the top 18 countries by distribution of family income > gini index are Catholic.
  • Colombia has ranked in the top 2 for distribution of family income > gini index since 2009.
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