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Economy > Income share held by highest 10%: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Namibia 64.46% 1993
2 Botswana 51.01% 1993
3 Lesotho 48.31% 1995
4 Central African Republic 47.73% 1993
5 Haiti 47.67% 2001
6 Bolivia 47.17% 2002
7 Colombia 46.9% 2003
8 Paraguay 46.14% 2003
9 Chile 44.99% 2003
10 Brazil 44.83% 2004
11 South Africa 44.75% 2000
12 Sierra Leone 43.6% 1989
13 Guatemala 43.39% 2002
14 Panama 43.02% 2003
15 Honduras 42.22% 2003
16 Ecuador 41.63% 1998
17 Dominican Republic 41.13% 2004
18 Peru 40.91% 2003
19 Swaziland 40.69% 2001
20 Nepal 40.56% 2004
21 Papua New Guinea 40.5% 1996
22 Zimbabwe 40.32% 1996
=23 Mexico 39.39% 2004
=23 Mozambique 39.39% 2002
25 Guinea-Bissau 39.3% 1993
26 Zambia 38.82% 2004
27 El Salvador 38.76% 2002
28 Malaysia 38.42% 1997
29 Rwanda 38.24% 2000
30 Argentina 38.19% 2004
31 Uganda 37.74% 2002
32 Costa Rica 37.36% 2003
33 The Gambia 36.96% 1998
34 Madagascar 36.63% 2001
35 Jamaica 35.77% 2004
36 Niger 35.4% 1995
37 Cameroon 35.39% 2001
38 Venezuela 35.16% 2003
39 China 34.94% 2004
40 Hong Kong 34.92% 1996
41 Cambodia 34.78% 2004
42 Philippines 34.2% 2003
43 Turkey 34.08% 2003
44 Cote d'Ivoire 33.99% 2002
45 Uruguay 33.96% 2003
46 Kenya 33.87% 1997
47 Guyana 33.85% 1999
48 Nicaragua 33.76% 2001
49 Iran 33.66% 1998
50 Senegal 33.44% 2001
51 Thailand 33.38% 2002
52 Nigeria 33.16% 2003
53 Burundi 32.77% 1998
54 Singapore 32.76% 1998
55 Sri Lanka 32.69% 2002
56 Saint Lucia 32.48% 1995
57 Burkina Faso 32.22% 2003
58 Malawi 31.79% 2004
59 Turkmenistan 31.71% 1998
60 Tunisia 31.49% 2000
61 India 31.13% 2004
62 Morocco 30.9% 1999
63 Guinea 30.74% 2003
64 Jordan 30.6% 2003
65 Russia 30.58% 2002
66 Georgia 30.25% 2003
67 Mali 30.23% 2001
68 Ghana 30.02% 1998
69 United States 29.85% 2000
70 Portugal 29.84% 1997
71 Uzbekistan 29.6% 2003
72 Mauritania 29.54% 2000
=73 Azerbaijan 29.52% 2001
=73 Egypt 29.52% 2000
75 Latvia 29.06% 2003
76 Benin 29.04% 2003
77 Armenia 28.97% 2003
78 Trinidad and Tobago 28.81% 1992
79 Israel 28.8% 2001
80 Vietnam 28.79% 2004
81 Indonesia 28.51% 2002
82 United Kingdom 28.49% 1999
83 Laos 28.47% 2002
84 Belgium 28.06% 2000
85 Bangladesh 27.9% 2000
86 New Zealand 27.81% 1997
87 Lithuania 27.68% 2003
88 Estonia 27.56% 2003
89 Ireland 27.23% 2000
90 Poland 27.03% 2002
91 Tanzania 26.9% 2000
=92 Italy 26.8% 2000
=92 Algeria 26.8% 1995
94 Spain 26.61% 2000
95 Moldova 26.36% 2003
96 Pakistan 26.33% 2002
97 Greece 26.04% 2000
=98 Yemen 25.91% 1998
=98 Switzerland 25.91% 2000
100 Kazakhstan 25.9% 2003
101 Tajikistan 25.56% 2003
102 Ethiopia 25.49% 2000
103 Australia 25.4% 1994
104 France 25.09% 1995
105 Canada 24.79% 2000
106 Mongolia 24.64% 2002
107 Croatia 24.47% 2001
108 Albania 24.4% 2004
109 Romania 24.39% 2003
110 Kyrgyzstan 24.33% 2003
111 Bulgaria 23.88% 2003
112 Luxembourg 23.77% 2000
113 Belarus 23.5% 2002
114 Norway 23.38% 2000
115 Serbia and Montenegro 23.36% 2003
116 Austria 23.05% 2000
117 Ukraine 22.95% 2003
118 Netherlands 22.9% 1999
119 Finland 22.57% 2000
120 South Korea 22.45% 1998
121 Czech Republic 22.37% 1996
122 Hungary 22.22% 2002
123 Sweden 22.18% 2000
124 Germany 22.07% 2000
125 Japan 21.69% 1993
126 Bosnia and Herzegovina 21.4% 2001
127 Slovenia 21.35% 1998
128 Denmark 21.28% 1997
129 Slovakia 20.87% 1996

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"Countries Compared by Economy > Income share held by highest 10%. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Income-share-held-by-highest-10%

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