Denmark - Income distribution

Income share held by second 20%

The value for Income share held by second 20% in Denmark was 14.03 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 8 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 14.89 in 2008 and a minimum value of 14.03 in 2012.

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
2004 14.62
2005 14.64
2006 14.43
2007 14.41
2008 14.89
2009 14.52
2010 14.27
2011 14.15
2012 14.03

Income share held by third 20%

The value for Income share held by third 20% in Denmark was 17.48 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 8 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 18.46 in 2008 and a minimum value of 17.48 in 2012.

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
2004 18.12
2005 18.03
2006 17.86
2007 17.67
2008 18.46
2009 18.17
2010 17.89
2011 17.76
2012 17.48

Income share held by fourth 20%

The value for Income share held by fourth 20% in Denmark was 22.26 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 8 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 23.14 in 2008 and a minimum value of 22.24 in 2007.

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
2004 22.82
2005 22.63
2006 22.50
2007 22.24
2008 23.14
2009 22.90
2010 22.66
2011 22.63
2012 22.26

Income share held by highest 20%

The value for Income share held by highest 20% in Denmark was 37.75 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 8 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 37.75 in 2012 and a minimum value of 35.20 in 2004.

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
2004 35.20
2005 35.39
2006 36.18
2007 36.36
2008 36.28
2009 36.71
2010 37.20
2011 37.58
2012 37.75

Income share held by highest 10%

The value for Income share held by highest 10% in Denmark was 23.47 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 8 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 23.47 in 2012 and a minimum value of 20.83 in 2004.

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
2004 20.83
2005 21.10
2006 21.98
2007 22.24
2008 21.70
2009 22.17
2010 22.79
2011 23.23
2012 23.47

Income share held by lowest 10%

The value for Income share held by lowest 10% in Denmark was 2.84 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 8 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 3.48 in 2007 and a minimum value of 1.28 in 2008.

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
2004 3.30
2005 3.41
2006 3.17
2007 3.48
2008 1.28
2009 1.96
2010 2.39
2011 2.26
2012 2.84

Income share held by lowest 20%

The value for Income share held by lowest 20% in Denmark was 8.48 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 8 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 9.31 in 2007 and a minimum value of 7.24 in 2008.

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
2004 9.24
2005 9.30
2006 9.03
2007 9.31
2008 7.24
2009 7.70
2010 7.98
2011 7.87
2012 8.48

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Income distribution