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

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STAT Norway United States
Income inequality 1993-2011 25.79 latest available
Ranked 30th.
40.81 latest available
Ranked 3rd. 58% more than Norway
Inequality adjusted income index 0.797
Ranked 2nd. 17% more than United States
0.681
Ranked 22nd.
Poorest 20%'s share in national income or consumption 9.59%
Ranked 2nd. 76% more than United States
5.44%
Ranked 30th.
Poorest's share in national income or consumption 9.59%
Ranked 2nd. 76% more than United States
5.44%
Ranked 30th.
Richest 10% to poorest 10% ratio 6.1
Ranked 20th.
15.9
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Norway
Richest quintile to poorest quintile ratio 3.9
Ranked 20th.
8.4
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Norway

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