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Australia

Australian Income distribution Stats

Definitions

  • Poorest 10%: Share of income or consumption (%). The distribution of income is typically more unequal than the distribution of consumption.
  • Poorest 20%: Share of income or consumption (%). The distribution of income is typically more unequal than the distribution of consumption.
  • Richest 10%: Share of income or consumption (%). The distribution of income is typically more unequal than the distribution of consumption.
  • Richest 20%: Share of income or consumption (%). The distribution of income is typically more unequal than the distribution of consumption.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Poorest 10% 2% 2002 81st out of 114
Poorest 20% 5.9% 2002 69th out of 114
Richest 10% 25.4% 2002 83th out of 114
Richest 20% 41.3% 2002 78th out of 114

SOURCES: World Bank. 2002. World Development Indicators 2002. CD-ROM. Washington, DC

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