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Economy > Inequality > Income share held by lowest 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 Azerbaijan 6.11% 2005
2 Japan 4.78% 1993
3 Czech Republic 4.32% 1996
4 Bangladesh 4.26% 2005
5 Burundi 4.14% 2006
6 Ethiopia 4.07% 2005
7 Finland 4.02% 2000
8 Ukraine 3.95% 2008
9 Pakistan 3.93% 2005
10 East Timor 3.88% 2007
11 Kyrgyzstan 3.87% 2007
12 Norway 3.86% 2000
13 Serbia and Montenegro 3.76% 2008
14 Laos 3.67% 2002
=15 India 3.64% 2005
=15 Kazakhstan 3.64% 2007
17 Armenia 3.61% 2007
18 Belarus 3.59% 2007
=19 Sweden 3.58% 2000
=19 Croatia 3.58% 2005
21 Hungary 3.53% 2004
22 Luxembourg 3.5% 2000
23 Bulgaria 3.46% 2003
24 Belgium 3.42% 2000
25 Slovenia 3.38% 2004
26 Austria 3.35% 2000
27 Germany 3.22% 2000
28 Tajikistan 3.21% 2004
29 Romania 3.19% 2007
30 Indonesia 3.14% 2007
31 Vietnam 3.08% 2006
32 Slovakia 3.06% 1996
33 Tanzania 3.05% 2000
34 Poland 3.03% 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 3.02% 2002
=35 Burkina Faso 3.01% 2003
=35 Jordan 3.01% 2006
37 Mongolia 2.94% 2008
=38 Malawi 2.93% 2004
=38 Guinea-Bissau 2.93% 2002
40 Ireland 2.91% 2000
41 Switzerland 2.88% 2000
42 Benin 2.87% 2003
43 Sri Lanka 2.86% 2002
44 Uzbekistan 2.85% 2003
45 Algeria 2.8% 1995
46 France 2.75% 1995
47 Nepal 2.74% 2004
48 Mali 2.73% 2006
49 Cambodia 2.7% 2007
=50 Moldova 2.67% 2007
=50 Estonia 2.67% 2004
=52 Morocco 2.66% 2007
=52 Lithuania 2.66% 2004
=54 Canada 2.63% 2000
=54 Sierra Leone 2.63% 2003
=56 Madagascar 2.62% 2005
=56 Denmark 2.62% 1997
58 Chad 2.61% 2003
59 Malaysia 2.6% 2004
=60 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.59% 2007
=60 Uganda 2.59% 2005
=62 Thailand 2.58% 2004
=62 Maldives 2.58% 2004
64 Spain 2.57% 2000
65 Latvia 2.56% 2007
66 Greece 2.55% 2000
=67 Senegal 2.54% 2005
=67 Mauritania 2.54% 2000
69 Netherlands 2.49% 1999
=70 Turkmenistan 2.46% 1998
=70 Gabon 2.46% 2005
72 Philippines 2.41% 2006
73 Guinea 2.39% 2003
=74 Cameroon 2.37% 2001
=74 China 2.37% 2005
=74 Tunisia 2.37% 2000
77 Liberia 2.35% 2007
78 Niger 2.33% 2005
79 Djibouti 2.31% 2002
80 Italy 2.3% 2000
81 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.29% 2006
82 Rwanda 2.26% 2000
83 New Zealand 2.22% 1997
84 Russia 2.19% 2007
85 Bhutan 2.18% 2003
86 Israel 2.14% 2001
87 Mozambique 2.12% 2003
=88 Central African Republic 2.1% 2003
=88 Jamaica 2.1% 2004
90 Congo, Republic of the 2.08% 2005
=91 Trinidad and Tobago 2.07% 1992
=91 Sao Tome and Principe 2.07% 2001
93 United Kingdom 2.06% 1999
94 Australia 2.03% 1994
=95 Turkey 2% 2006
=95 Togo 2% 2006
=97 Portugal 1.99% 1997
=97 Nigeria 1.99% 2004
99 Cote d'Ivoire 1.96% 2002
100 The Gambia 1.95% 2003
101 Ghana 1.94% 2006
=102 Georgia 1.9% 2005
=102 Papua New Guinea 1.9% 1996
104 United States 1.88% 2000
105 Singapore 1.85% 1998
106 Zimbabwe 1.83% 1995
107 Swaziland 1.82% 2001
108 Kenya 1.77% 2005
=109 Venezuela 1.74% 2006
=109 Cape Verde 1.74% 2001
111 Saint Lucia 1.71% 1995
112 Costa Rica 1.62% 2007
113 Uruguay 1.61% 2007
114 Chile 1.59% 2006
115 Dominican Republic 1.58% 2007
116 Seychelles 1.57% 2007
117 Nicaragua 1.35% 2005
118 El Salvador 1.34% 2007
119 Zambia 1.32% 2004
120 Qatar 1.3% 2007
=121 Botswana 1.28% 1994
=121 South Africa 1.28% 2000
123 Peru 1.26% 2007
124 Guatemala 1.25% 2006
125 Ecuador 1.23% 2007
126 Mexico 1.22% 2008
127 Argentina 1.17% 2006
128 Guyana 1.13% 1998
129 Paraguay 1.09% 2007
130 Brazil 1.06% 2007
131 Lesotho 0.99% 2003
132 Suriname 0.96% 1999
133 Comoros 0.91% 2004
134 Haiti 0.88% 2001
135 Panama 0.83% 2006
136 Colombia 0.76% 2006
137 Bolivia 0.72% 2007
138 Honduras 0.71% 2006
139 Belize 0.64% 1995
140 Namibia 0.61% 1993
141 Angola 0.6% 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Inequality > Income share held by lowest 10%. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For more information and methodology, please see PovcalNet (http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet/jsp/index.jsp). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Inequality/Income-share-held-by-lowest-10%

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