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Economy > Income distribution > Poorest 10%: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Share of income or consumption (%). The distribution of income is typically more unequal than the distribution of consumption.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Slovakia 5.1% 2002
2 Belarus 5.1% 2002
3 Japan 4.8% 2002
4 Bulgaria 4.5% 2002
5 Egypt 4.4% 2002
6 Czech Republic 4.3% 2002
7 Finland 4.2% 2002
8 Rwanda 4.2% 2002
9 Norway 4.1% 2002
10 Hungary 4.1% 2002
11 Pakistan 4.1% 2002
12 Indonesia 4% 2002
13 Luxembourg 4% 2002
14 Bangladesh 3.9% 2002
15 Slovenia 3.9% 2002
16 Sweden 3.7% 2002
17 Croatia 3.7% 2002
18 Denmark 3.6% 2002
19 Ukraine 3.6% 2002
20 Vietnam 3.6% 2002
21 Italy 3.5% 2002
22 India 3.5% 2002
23 Sri Lanka 3.5% 2002
European Union average (profile) 3.39% 2002
NATO countries average (profile) 3.38% 2002
24 Jordan 3.3% 2002
25 Germany 3.3% 2002
Eurozone average (profile) 3.29% 2002
26 Tajikistan 3.2% 2002
27 Nepal 3.2% 2002
28 Laos 3.2% 2002
29 Romania 3.2% 2002
30 Belgium 3.2% 2002
31 Poland 3.2% 2002
32 Kyrgyzstan 3.2% 2002
High income OECD countries average (profile) 3.15% 2002
33 Portugal 3.1% 2002
34 Lithuania 3.1% 2002
Non-religious countries average (profile) 3.07% 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 3.03% 2002
35 Ethiopia 3% 2002
36 Estonia 3% 2002
37 Greece 3% 2002
38 Yemen 3% 2002
39 Cote d'Ivoire 3% 2002
40 Uganda 3% 2002
41 South Korea 2.9% 2002
42 Cambodia 2.9% 2002
43 Mongolia 2.9% 2002
44 Latvia 2.9% 2002
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 2.84% 2002
45 Canada 2.8% 2002
46 Netherlands 2.8% 2002
47 France 2.8% 2002
48 Thailand 2.8% 2002
49 Spain 2.8% 2002
50 Azerbaijan 2.8% 2002
51 Algeria 2.8% 2002
52 Jamaica 2.7% 2002
53 Kazakhstan 2.7% 2002
54 Turkmenistan 2.6% 2002
55 Madagascar 2.6% 2002
56 Guinea 2.6% 2002
57 Morocco 2.6% 2002
58 Senegal 2.6% 2002
59 Switzerland 2.6% 2002
Emerging markets average (profile) 2.51% 2002
60 Ireland 2.5% 2002
61 Mauritania 2.5% 2002
62 Austria 2.5% 2002
63 Mozambique 2.5% 2002
64 Israel 2.4% 2002
65 Kenya 2.4% 2002
66 China 2.4% 2002
67 Guyana 2.4% 2002
68 Turkey 2.3% 2002
69 Georgia 2.3% 2002
70 Philippines 2.3% 2002
71 Armenia 2.3% 2002
72 Tunisia 2.3% 2002
73 Ecuador 2.2% 2002
74 United Kingdom 2.2% 2002
75 Ghana 2.2% 2002
76 Dominican Republic 2.1% 2002
77 Trinidad and Tobago 2.1% 2002
78 Uruguay 2.1% 2002
79 Burkina Faso 2% 2002
80 Australia 2% 2002
81 Zimbabwe 2% 2002
82 Saint Lucia 2% 2002
83 Cameroon 1.9% 2002
84 United States 1.8% 2002
85 Mali 1.8% 2002
86 Burundi 1.8% 2002
87 Malaysia 1.7% 2002
88 Costa Rica 1.7% 2002
89 Papua New Guinea 1.7% 2002
90 Russia 1.7% 2002
91 Nigeria 1.6% 2002
92 The Gambia 1.6% 2002
93 Guatemala 1.6% 2002
94 Peru 1.6% 2002
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 1.39% 2002
95 Mexico 1.3% 2002
96 Bolivia 1.3% 2002
97 Chile 1.3% 2002
98 Panama 1.2% 2002
99 El Salvador 1.2% 2002
100 Uzbekistan 1.2% 2002
101 Colombia 1.1% 2002
102 South Africa 1.1% 2002
103 Zambia 1.1% 2002
104 Swaziland 1% 2002
105 Lesotho 0.9% 2002
106 Venezuela 0.8% 2002
107 Niger 0.8% 2002
108 Central African Republic 0.7% 2002
109 Brazil 0.7% 2002
110 Nicaragua 0.7% 2002
111 Honduras 0.6% 2002
112 Sierra Leone 0.5% 2002
113 Paraguay 0.5% 2002
114 Guinea-Bissau 0.5% 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Income distribution > Poorest 10%. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank. 2002. World Development Indicators 2002. CD-ROM. Washington, DC. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Income-distribution/Poorest-10%

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This is showing what percentage of the economy is consumed by the poorest 10%. So in the US, the poorest 10% consume 1.8% of the yearly economy (i.e) of all the money made in a year, the poorest 10% made 1.8% of it.

Posted on 25 Jun 2011

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