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Distribution of income or consumption Survey year

Gini index

2008b 2008b 1995b 2000 b 2009d 2008b 1994 d 2000d 2008b 2005b 2008b 2000 d 1999d 2003b 2007d 2007b 1994b 2009d 2007b 2003b 2006b 2007b 2001b 2000 d 2003b 2003b 2009d 2005d 1996d 2006d 2006b 2005b 2009d 2008b 2008b

29.4 34.5 35.3 58.6 45.8 30.9 35.2 29.1 33.7 31.0 27.2 33.0 54.4 38.6 57.3 36.2 61.0 53.9 45.3 39.6 33.3 44.4 44.6 32.6 43.6 39.8 22.6 41.5 43.4 58.5 44.4 47.3 50.3 41.5 33.7 .. 25.8 24.7 48.4 49.0 32.1 46.9 .. 36.0 29.8 26.9 32.7 41.5 47.3 41.3 28.3 42.8 34.3 53.7 39.4 35.5 59.5 57.7

Percentage share of income or consumptiona

Lowest 10%

Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angolac Argentinac Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bangladesh Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Central African Republic Chad Chile China Hong Kong SAR, China Colombia Congo, Dem. Rep. Congo, Rep. Costa Rica Côte d’Ivoire Croatia Cuba Czech Republic Denmark Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt, Arab Rep. El Salvador Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Finland France Gabon Gambia, The Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Haiti Honduras

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1996d 1997d 2007d 2009d 2005b 2007d 2004b 2005b 2000 d 1995d 2005b 2003b 2008b 2000 d 2006b 2000 d 2006d 2007b 2002b 2001d 2007d

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3.8 3.5 2.8 0.6 1.5 3.7 2.0 3.3 3.4 4.3 3.8 3.4 1.2 2.9 1.0 2.7 1.3 1.2 2.0 3.0 4.1 3.0 2.4 2.6 2.1 2.6 3.1 2.4 2.0 0.9 2.3 2.1 1.7 2.2 3.3 .. 4.3 2.6 1.7 1.6 3.9 1.6 .. 2.7 4.1 4.0 2.8 2.5 2.0 2.0 3.2 1.9 2.5 1.3 2.7 2.9 0.9 0.6

Lowest 20%

9.0 8.1 6.9 2.0 4.1 8.8 5.9 8.6 8.0 9.4 9.2 8.5 3.4 6.9 2.8 6.7 3.1 3.3 5.0 7.0 9.0 6.6 5.6 7.2 5.2 6.3 8.6 5.7 5.3 2.5 5.5 5.0 4.2 5.6 8.1 .. 10.2 8.3 4.4 4.2 9.0 4.3 .. 6.8 9.3 9.6 7.2 6.1 4.8 5.3 8.5 5.2 6.7 3.4 6.4 7.2 2.5 2.0

Second 20%

Third 20%

Fourth 20%

13.1 12.1 11.5 5.7 8.9 12.8 12.0 13.3 12.1 12.6 13.8 13.0 7.2 10.9 6.4 11.3 5.8 7.2 9.1 10.6 11.9 9.4 9.3 12.7 9.4 10.4 15.5 9.8 9.4 6.0 9.2 8.4 7.8 10.1 12.2 .. 14.3 14.7 8.4 8.3 12.6 9.0 .. 11.6 13.2 14.1 12.6 10.1 8.6 10.3 13.7 9.8 11.9 7.2 10.5 11.6 5.9 6.0

16.9 15.9 16.3 10.8 14.3 16.7 17.2 17.4 16.2 16.1 17.8 16.3 11.9 15.1 11.1 16.1 9.6 11.9 13.9 14.7 15.4 13.1 13.7 17.2 14.3 15.0 20.2 14.7 13.9 10.7 13.8 13.0 12.5 14.9 16.2 .. 17.5 18.2 13.1 13.2 16.1 13.9 .. 16.2 16.8 17.5 17.2 14.6 13.2 15.2 17.8 14.8 16.8 12.0 15.1 16.0 10.5 11.3

22.3 20.9 22.8 19.7 22.2 21.9 23.6 22.9 21.7 21.1 22.9 20.8 19.1 21.2 18.8 22.7 16.4 19.5 21.0 20.6 21.0 19.2 20.5 23.0 21.7 21.8 24.7 22.0 20.7 18.7 20.9 20.5 20.1 21.8 21.6 .. 21.7 22.9 20.5 20.4 20.9 20.9 .. 22.5 21.4 22.1 22.8 21.2 20.6 22.1 23.1 21.9 23.0 19.5 21.9 22.1 18.1 20.0

Highest 20%

38.7 43.0 42.4 61.9 50.5 39.8 41.3 37.8 42.1 40.8 36.4 41.4 58.5 45.9 61.0 43.2 65.0 58.1 51.0 47.1 42.8 51.7 50.9 39.9 49.4 46.6 30.9 47.8 50.7 62.1 50.6 53.1 55.4 47.6 42.0 .. 36.2 35.8 53.6 53.9 41.5 51.9 .. 43.0 39.4 36.7 40.2 47.9 52.8 47.2 36.9 48.3 41.5 57.8 46.2 43.0 63.0 60.8

Highest 10%

24.0 29.0 26.9 44.7 33.6 25.4 25.4 23.0 27.4 26.6 21.9 28.1 43.5 31.0 45.4 27.3 51.2 42.5 35.2 32.4 28.0 37.3 35.5 24.8 33.0 30.8 16.5 31.4 34.9 46.2 34.7 37.1 39.4 31.8 27.5 .. 22.7 21.3 37.8 38.3 27.6 36.3 .. 27.7 25.6 22.6 25.1 32.7 36.9 31.3 22.1 32.5 26.0 42.4 30.3 28.0 47.8 43.8

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