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Economy > Poverty and inequality Stats: compare key data on Germany & United States

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STAT Germany United States
Income inequality 1993-2011 28.31 latest available
Ranked 26th.
40.81 latest available
Ranked 3rd. 44% more than Germany
Inequality adjusted income index 0.741
Ranked 10th. 9% more than United States
0.681
Ranked 22nd.
Poorest 20%'s share in national income or consumption 8.52%
Ranked 9th. 57% more than United States
5.44%
Ranked 30th.
Poorest's share in national income or consumption 8.52%
Ranked 9th. 57% more than United States
5.44%
Ranked 30th.
Richest 10% to poorest 10% ratio 6.9
Ranked 17th.
15.9
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Germany
Richest quintile to poorest quintile ratio 4.3
Ranked 18th.
8.4
Ranked 3rd. 95% more than Germany
Social welfare > Share of poverty reduced by social welfare 70.5
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than United States
26.4
Ranked 11th.
Social welfare > Social expenditures on non-elderly 7.3% of GDP
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than United States
2.3% of GDP
Ranked 11th.

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