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Income inequality

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Poorest quintile's share in national income or consumption, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19904 
19923.9 
19934 
19963.9 
19974.3 
19983.9 
20004.1 
20013.7 
20033.3 
20054.2 
20074.4 
20094.2 

Population below $1 (PPP) per day, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19909.2123
19928.4123
19937.9123
19967.1123
19974.5123
19984123
20004.4123
20013.5123
20035.6123
20052.4123
20090.7123

Poverty gap ratio at $1 a day (PPP), percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19903.5123
19923.3123
19932.6123
19962.3123
19971.2123
19981123
20001.4123
20010.9123
20032.4123
20050.5123
20090.1123

Footnotes:

  1. Based on nominal per capita income averages and distributions estimated from household survey data.
  2. Based on Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) dollars imputed using regression.
  3. Source: http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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