Denmark - Income distribution

Income share held by second 20%

The value for Income share held by second 20% in Denmark was 14.46 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 14.98 in 1995 and a minimum value of 14.43 in 1987.

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).

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Year Value
1987 14.43
1992 14.90
1995 14.98
2000 14.73
2004 14.73
2007 14.57
2010 14.46

Income share held by third 20%

The value for Income share held by third 20% in Denmark was 17.90 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 18.31 in 1992 and a minimum value of 17.90 in 2010.

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).

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Year Value
1987 18.00
1992 18.31
1995 18.26
2000 18.12
2004 18.11
2007 17.95
2010 17.90

Income share held by fourth 20%

The value for Income share held by fourth 20% in Denmark was 22.34 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 22.72 in 1992 and a minimum value of 22.34 in 2010.

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).

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Year Value
1987 22.66
1992 22.72
1995 22.55
2000 22.67
2004 22.66
2007 22.54
2010 22.34

Income share held by highest 20%

The value for Income share held by highest 20% in Denmark was 36.17 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 36.17 in 2010 and a minimum value of 33.73 in 1995.

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).

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Year Value
1987 35.91
1992 34.70
1995 33.73
2000 34.26
2004 34.58
2007 35.50
2010 36.17

Income share held by highest 10%

The value for Income share held by highest 10% in Denmark was 22.10 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 22.10 in 2010 and a minimum value of 19.85 in 1995.

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).

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Year Value
1987 21.71
1992 20.63
1995 19.85
2000 20.21
2004 20.38
2007 21.38
2010 22.10

Income share held by lowest 10%

The value for Income share held by lowest 10% in Denmark was 3.29 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 4.29 in 1995 and a minimum value of 3.23 in 1987.

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).

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Year Value
1987 3.23
1992 3.36
1995 4.29
2000 4.17
2004 3.91
2007 3.52
2010 3.29

Income share held by lowest 20%

The value for Income share held by lowest 20% in Denmark was 9.13 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 10.48 in 1995 and a minimum value of 9.00 in 1987.

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).

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Year Value
1987 9.00
1992 9.37
1995 10.48
2000 10.22
2004 9.92
2007 9.44
2010 9.13

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Income distribution