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High income OECD countries Compared by Economy > Income distribution > Richest 10%

DEFINITION: Share of income or consumption (%). The distribution of income is typically more unequal than the distribution of consumption.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Chile 45.6% 2002
2 United States 30.5% 2002
3 Estonia 29.8% 2002
4 Portugal 28.4% 2002
5 Israel 28.3% 2002
6 United Kingdom 27.7% 2002
7 Ireland 27.4% 2002
8 Australia 25.4% 2002
9 Greece 25.3% 2002
=10 Switzerland 25.2% 2002
=10 Spain 25.2% 2002
=12 Netherlands 25.1% 2002
=12 France 25.1% 2002
14 Poland 24.7% 2002
15 South Korea 24.3% 2002
16 Canada 23.8% 2002
17 Germany 23.7% 2002
=18 Belgium 23% 2002
=18 Slovenia 23% 2002
20 Austria 22.5% 2002
21 Czech Republic 22.4% 2002
22 Luxembourg 22% 2002
=23 Italy 21.8% 2002
=23 Norway 21.8% 2002
25 Japan 21.7% 2002
26 Finland 21.6% 2002
27 Denmark 20.5% 2002
28 Sweden 20.1% 2002
29 Slovakia 18.2% 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Income distribution > Richest 10%. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank. 2002. World Development Indicators 2002. CD-ROM. Washington, DC. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Economy/Income-distribution/Richest-10%

High income OECD countries Compared by Economy > Income distribution > Richest 10%

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