## Income share held by second 20%

The value for Income share held by second 20% in Bangladesh was 12.37 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 14.29 in 1984 and a minimum value of 12.00 in 1996.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles. Percentage shares by quintile may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For more information and methodology, please see PovcalNet (http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet/index.htm).

Year Value
1984 14.29
1986 13.82
1989 13.36
1992 13.64
1996 12.00
2000 12.00
2005 12.07
2010 12.37

## Income share held by third 20%

The value for Income share held by third 20% in Bangladesh was 16.07 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 17.90 in 1984 and a minimum value of 15.70 in 1996.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles. Percentage shares by quintile may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For more information and methodology, please see PovcalNet (http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet/index.htm).

Year Value
1984 17.90
1986 17.25
1989 16.96
1992 17.31
1996 15.70
2000 15.70
2005 15.71
2010 16.07

## Income share held by fourth 20%

The value for Income share held by fourth 20% in Bangladesh was 21.27 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 22.25 in 1984 and a minimum value of 20.97 in 2005.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles. Percentage shares by quintile may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For more information and methodology, please see PovcalNet (http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet/index.htm).

Year Value
1984 22.25
1986 21.65
1989 21.63
1992 22.12
1996 21.07
2000 21.07
2005 20.97
2010 21.27

## Income share held by highest 20%

The value for Income share held by highest 20% in Bangladesh was 41.41 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 42.57 in 2000 and a minimum value of 35.84 in 1984.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles. Percentage shares by quintile may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For more information and methodology, please see PovcalNet (http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet/index.htm).

Year Value
1984 35.84
1986 37.24
1989 38.60
1992 37.31
1996 42.57
2000 42.57
2005 42.46
2010 41.41

## Income share held by highest 10%

The value for Income share held by highest 10% in Bangladesh was 27.03 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 28.12 in 2005 and a minimum value of 21.87 in 1984.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For more information and methodology, please see PovcalNet (http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet/index.htm).

Year Value
1984 21.87
1986 23.41
1989 24.58
1992 23.20
1996 28.11
2000 28.11
2005 28.12
2010 27.03

## Income share held by lowest 10%

The value for Income share held by lowest 10% in Bangladesh was 3.99 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 4.47 in 1986 and a minimum value of 3.91 in 1996.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For more information and methodology, please see PovcalNet (http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet/index.htm).

Year Value
1984 4.13
1986 4.47
1989 4.16
1992 4.13
1996 3.91
2000 3.91
2005 3.98
2010 3.99

## Income share held by lowest 20%

The value for Income share held by lowest 20% in Bangladesh was 8.88 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 10.04 in 1986 and a minimum value of 8.66 in 1996.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles. Percentage shares by quintile may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For more information and methodology, please see PovcalNet (http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet/index.htm).

Year Value
1984 9.72
1986 10.04
1989 9.45
1992 9.62
1996 8.66
2000 8.66
2005 8.79
2010 8.88

## Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Income distribution