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Economy > Inequality > Income share held by second 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 Azerbaijan 16.23% 2005
2 Slovakia 14.87% 1996
3 Denmark 14.74% 1997
4 Czech Republic 14.33% 1996
5 Japan 14.21% 1993
6 Finland 14.07% 2000
7 Sweden 13.98% 2000
8 Norway 13.96% 2000
9 Germany 13.72% 2000
10 Ukraine 13.61% 2008
11 Serbia and Montenegro 13.56% 2008
12 Bulgaria 13.5% 2003
13 Belarus 13.42% 2007
=14 Austria 13.33% 2000
=14 Croatia 13.33% 2005
=16 Ethiopia 13.22% 2005
=16 Netherlands 13.22% 1999
18 Hungary 13.07% 2004
19 Armenia 13.03% 2007
20 Belgium 12.98% 2000
21 Luxembourg 12.92% 2000
22 Kazakhstan 12.79% 2007
23 Pakistan 12.77% 2005
24 Slovenia 12.75% 2004
25 Canada 12.73% 2000
26 Romania 12.71% 2007
=27 France 12.62% 1995
=27 Bangladesh 12.62% 2005
29 East Timor 12.53% 2007
30 Laos 12.31% 2002
31 Ireland 12.26% 2000
32 Switzerland 12.2% 2000
33 Spain 12.09% 2000
34 Tajikistan 12.05% 2004
35 Australia 12.01% 1994
36 Italy 11.98% 2000
37 Kyrgyzstan 11.94% 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 11.9% 2002
38 Greece 11.89% 2000
39 Burundi 11.86% 2006
40 Tanzania 11.83% 2000
41 Poland 11.7% 2005
42 Guinea-Bissau 11.64% 2002
43 Estonia 11.55% 2004
=44 Lithuania 11.54% 2004
=44 Latvia 11.54% 2007
46 Algeria 11.53% 1995
47 Uzbekistan 11.52% 2003
48 United Kingdom 11.41% 1999
=49 Bosnia and Herzegovina 11.37% 2007
=49 New Zealand 11.37% 1997
51 Liberia 11.35% 2007
52 India 11.27% 2005
53 Mongolia 11.16% 2008
=54 Moldova 11.14% 2007
=54 Jordan 11.14% 2006
56 Portugal 11.01% 1997
57 Indonesia 10.98% 2007
58 Maldives 10.9% 2004
59 Benin 10.86% 2003
60 Vietnam 10.82% 2006
61 Malawi 10.79% 2004
62 Malaysia 10.76% 2004
63 United States 10.68% 2000
64 Mali 10.67% 2006
65 Burkina Faso 10.63% 2003
66 Senegal 10.61% 2005
67 Djibouti 10.58% 2002
68 Mauritania 10.53% 2000
69 Georgia 10.47% 2005
70 Israel 10.46% 2001
71 Morocco 10.45% 2007
72 Chad 10.4% 2003
73 Sri Lanka 10.36% 2002
=74 Trinidad and Tobago 10.33% 1992
=74 Saint Lucia 10.33% 1995
=76 Turkey 10.29% 2006
=76 Togo 10.29% 2006
78 Tunisia 10.19% 2000
79 Turkmenistan 10.18% 1998
80 Gabon 10.13% 2005
=81 Ghana 9.8% 2006
=81 China 9.8% 2005
=81 Guyana 9.8% 1998
=84 Uganda 9.78% 2005
=84 Niger 9.78% 2005
86 Thailand 9.75% 2004
87 Cambodia 9.68% 2007
88 Nigeria 9.67% 2004
89 Sierra Leone 9.65% 2003
=90 Guinea 9.64% 2003
=90 Venezuela 9.64% 2006
=90 Russia 9.64% 2007
93 Madagascar 9.57% 2005
94 Singapore 9.42% 1998
95 Central African Republic 9.38% 2003
96 Cameroon 9.31% 2001
=97 Mozambique 9.2% 2003
=97 Democratic Republic of the Congo 9.2% 2006
99 El Salvador 9.18% 2007
100 Philippines 9.08% 2006
101 Jamaica 9.04% 2004
102 Rwanda 8.98% 2000
103 Nepal 8.85% 2004
=104 Kenya 8.77% 2005
=104 Bhutan 8.77% 2003
106 Cote d'Ivoire 8.71% 2002
107 Sao Tome and Principe 8.66% 2001
108 Uruguay 8.6% 2007
109 The Gambia 8.56% 2003
110 Costa Rica 8.52% 2007
111 Dominican Republic 8.5% 2007
112 Congo, Republic of the 8.44% 2005
113 Argentina 8.17% 2006
114 Zimbabwe 8.14% 1995
115 Mexico 8.1% 2008
116 Cape Verde 8.06% 2001
117 Swaziland 7.95% 2001
118 Peru 7.79% 2007
119 Zambia 7.76% 2004
120 Papua New Guinea 7.74% 1996
121 Nicaragua 7.71% 2005
122 Chile 7.7% 2006
123 Paraguay 7.59% 2007
124 Suriname 7.49% 1999
125 Guatemala 7.24% 2006
126 Lesotho 7.21% 2003
127 Ecuador 7.15% 2007
128 Brazil 6.85% 2007
129 Honduras 6.7% 2006
130 Panama 6.58% 2006
131 Bolivia 6.48% 2007
132 Colombia 5.98% 2006
133 Haiti 5.92% 2001
134 Botswana 5.81% 1994
135 Seychelles 5.68% 2007
136 Angola 5.66% 2000
137 South Africa 5.6% 2000
=138 Belize 5.38% 1995
=138 Comoros 5.38% 2004
140 Namibia 2.83% 1993

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Inequality > Income share held by second 20%. 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-second-20%

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