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Economy > Income share held by lowest 20%: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles. Percentage shares by quintile may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Japan 10.58% 1993
2 Czech Republic 10.29% 1996
3 Finland 9.62% 2000
4 Norway 9.59% 2000
5 Bosnia and Herzegovina 9.52% 2001
6 Hungary 9.51% 2002
7 Pakistan 9.34% 2002
8 Ukraine 9.24% 2003
9 Slovenia 9.15% 1998
=10 Ethiopia 9.12% 2000
=10 Sweden 9.12% 2000
12 Vietnam 9.03% 2004
13 Kyrgyzstan 8.92% 2003
14 Slovakia 8.76% 1996
15 Bulgaria 8.66% 2003
16 Bangladesh 8.6% 2000
17 Egypt 8.57% 2000
18 Austria 8.56% 2000
19 Armenia 8.55% 2003
20 Germany 8.52% 2000
21 Belgium 8.5% 2000
22 Belarus 8.46% 2002
23 Luxembourg 8.43% 2000
24 Indonesia 8.41% 2002
25 Denmark 8.34% 1997
26 Serbia and Montenegro 8.3% 2003
27 Croatia 8.26% 2001
28 Albania 8.23% 2004
29 India 8.08% 2004
=30 Laos 8.07% 2002
=30 Romania 8.07% 2003
32 Tajikistan 7.93% 2003
33 South Korea 7.91% 1998
34 Moldova 7.81% 2003
35 Netherlands 7.6% 1999
36 Switzerland 7.55% 2000
37 Poland 7.51% 2002
38 Mongolia 7.47% 2002
39 Kazakhstan 7.45% 2003
40 Ireland 7.44% 2000
41 Azerbaijan 7.43% 2001
42 Yemen 7.41% 1998
43 Benin 7.37% 2003
44 Tanzania 7.29% 2000
=45 Canada 7.2% 2000
=45 Uzbekistan 7.2% 2003
47 France 7.18% 1995
=48 Malawi 7% 2004
=48 Algeria 7% 1995
=50 Guinea 6.99% 2003
=50 Sri Lanka 6.99% 2002
52 Spain 6.97% 2000
53 Burkina Faso 6.89% 2003
=54 Lithuania 6.82% 2003
=54 Cambodia 6.82% 2004
56 Greece 6.75% 2000
57 Estonia 6.73% 2003
58 Jordan 6.69% 2003
=59 Senegal 6.56% 2001
=59 Latvia 6.56% 2003
=61 Morocco 6.5% 1999
=61 Italy 6.5% 2000
63 New Zealand 6.45% 1997
64 Thailand 6.34% 2002
65 Mauritania 6.17% 2000
=66 Mali 6.15% 2001
=66 Russia 6.15% 2002
=68 Turkmenistan 6.14% 1998
=68 United Kingdom 6.14% 1999
70 Nepal 6.02% 2004
71 Kenya 5.99% 1997
72 Tunisia 5.96% 2000
=73 Australia 5.9% 1994
=73 Trinidad and Tobago 5.9% 1992
75 Portugal 5.75% 1997
76 Israel 5.71% 2001
77 Uganda 5.7% 2002
78 Cameroon 5.63% 2001
79 Nicaragua 5.6% 2001
80 Ghana 5.58% 1998
81 Georgia 5.56% 2003
=82 Philippines 5.44% 2003
=82 United States 5.44% 2000
84 Mozambique 5.42% 2002
85 Turkey 5.34% 2003
86 Rwanda 5.33% 2000
87 Jamaica 5.28% 2004
88 Hong Kong 5.26% 1996
89 Saint Lucia 5.23% 1995
90 Cote d'Ivoire 5.21% 2002
91 Guinea-Bissau 5.2% 1993
92 Iran 5.14% 1998
93 Burundi 5.08% 1998
94 Nigeria 5.05% 2003
95 Singapore 5.04% 1998
96 Uruguay 4.95% 2003
97 Madagascar 4.88% 2001
98 The Gambia 4.79% 1998
99 Zimbabwe 4.63% 1996
100 Papua New Guinea 4.5% 1996
101 Guyana 4.47% 1999
102 Malaysia 4.37% 1997
103 Swaziland 4.34% 2001
104 Mexico 4.31% 2004
105 China 4.25% 2004
106 Dominican Republic 3.97% 2004
107 Chile 3.81% 2003
108 Peru 3.73% 2003
109 Zambia 3.61% 2004
110 South Africa 3.47% 2000
111 Costa Rica 3.46% 2003
112 Honduras 3.38% 2003
113 Ecuador 3.34% 1998
114 Venezuela 3.25% 2003
115 Botswana 3.19% 1993
116 Argentina 3.12% 2004
117 Guatemala 2.93% 2002
118 Brazil 2.8% 2004
119 El Salvador 2.67% 2002
120 Niger 2.58% 1995
121 Panama 2.5% 2003
122 Colombia 2.48% 2003
123 Paraguay 2.4% 2003
124 Haiti 2.38% 2001
125 Central African Republic 1.99% 1993
126 Lesotho 1.51% 1995
127 Bolivia 1.49% 2002
128 Namibia 1.4% 1993
129 Sierra Leone 1.1% 1989

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