Income share held by highest 10%
Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles.
Description: The map below shows how Income share held by highest 10% varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Seychelles, with a value of 60.16. The country with the lowest value in the world is Denmark, with a value of 21.28.
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).