Income share held by lowest 10% - Country Ranking

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).

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Ukraine 4.42 2010
2 Pakistan 4.22 2010
3 Burundi 4.14 2006
4 Afghanistan 4.08 2007
5 Timor-Leste 4.05 2007
6 Cambodia 4.04 2011
7 Kazakhstan 4.03 2010
8 Bangladesh 3.99 2010
9 Niger 3.97 2011
10 Egypt 3.96 2008
11 Slovenia 3.92 2011
12 Iceland 3.89 2010
13 Belarus 3.88 2011
14 Sweden 3.82 2005
15 Finland 3.73 2010
16 Armenia 3.72 2012
17 Czech Republic 3.69 2011
17 India 3.69 2009
19 Iraq 3.68 2012
20 Albania 3.66 2012
20 Romania 3.66 2012
22 Nepal 3.63 2010
23 Jordan 3.62 2010
24 Moldova 3.50 2011
25 Mali 3.47 2010
26 Tajikistan 3.42 2009
26 Sierra Leone 3.42 2011
28 Sri Lanka 3.39 2009
29 Serbia 3.37 2010
30 Indonesia 3.36 2010
30 Montenegro 3.36 2011
30 Syrian Arab Republic 3.36 2004
30 Austria 3.36 2004
34 Azerbaijan 3.33 2008
35 Croatia 3.32 2008
36 Belgium 3.31 2000
36 Lao PDR 3.31 2012
38 Germany 3.30 2010
39 Yemen 3.29 2005
39 Denmark 3.29 2010
41 Norway 3.28 2010
42 Poland 3.25 2011
43 Tanzania 3.23 2012
44 Ethiopia 3.20 2010
45 Slovak Republic 3.19 2011
45 Hungary 3.19 2011
47 São Tomé and Principe 3.18 2010
48 Guinea 3.13 2012
49 Netherlands 3.08 2010
49 Kyrgyz Republic 3.08 2011
49 France 3.08 2005
52 Guinea-Bissau 3.05 2002
53 Mongolia 3.04 2007
54 Mauritius 3.01 2012
55 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.00 2007
56 Uzbekistan 2.89 2003
57 Vietnam 2.88 2012
58 Burkina Faso 2.87 2009
58 Algeria 2.87 1995
60 Bhutan 2.86 2012
60 Ireland 2.86 2010
62 Thailand 2.80 2010
63 Switzerland 2.76 2004
64 Sudan 2.74 2009
64 Cameroon 2.74 2007
66 Tunisia 2.73 2010
67 Benin 2.70 2011
68 Japan 2.68 2008
68 Canada 2.68 2010
70 Morocco 2.66 2007
71 Fiji 2.64 2008
72 Iran 2.62 2005
73 Russia 2.60 2009
74 Madagascar 2.58 2010
75 Turkmenistan 2.57 1998
76 Lithuania 2.55 2011
77 Philippines 2.54 2012
78 Uganda 2.50 2012
79 Senegal 2.48 2011
79 Estonia 2.48 2011
81 Cabo Verde 2.45 2007
82 Mauritania 2.43 2008
83 Djibouti 2.42 2002
84 Gabon 2.41 2005
85 Australia 2.39 2003
86 Liberia 2.35 2007
87 Dem. Rep. Congo 2.29 2005
88 Jamaica 2.25 2004
89 Macedonia 2.23 2008
90 Malawi 2.18 2010
90 Greece 2.18 2010
90 Angola 2.18 2008
93 Nigeria 2.17 2010
93 Congo 2.17 2011
95 Turkey 2.16 2011
96 El Salvador 2.15 2012
97 Latvia 2.13 2011
97 Rwanda 2.13 2011
99 Bulgaria 2.07 2011
99 Trinidad and Tobago 2.07 1992
101 Côte d'Ivoire 2.04 2008
102 Ghana 2.03 2005
103 St. Lucia 2.01 1995
104 Togo 1.99 2011
104 Italy 1.99 2010
106 Kenya 1.96 2005
107 The Gambia 1.95 2003
108 Mozambique 1.94 2009
109 Uruguay 1.93 2012
110 United Kingdom 1.91 2010
111 Georgia 1.90 2012
111 Papua New Guinea 1.90 1996
113 Dominican Republic 1.89 2012
114 Mexico 1.85 2012
115 Chad 1.82 2011
116 Malaysia 1.78 2009
117 Israel 1.69 2010
117 China 1.69 2010
119 Chile 1.68 2011
120 Swaziland 1.66 2009
121 Seychelles 1.64 2006
122 Nicaragua 1.61 2009
123 Argentina 1.57 2011
124 Zambia 1.49 2010
125 Namibia 1.47 2009
125 Costa Rica 1.47 2012
127 Peru 1.44 2012
128 Ecuador 1.41 2012
129 Paraguay 1.39 2012
130 United States 1.38 2010
131 Spain 1.36 2010
132 Guatemala 1.34 2011
133 Guyana 1.33 1998
134 Central African Republic 1.22 2008
135 Venezuela 1.19 2006
136 Suriname 1.11 1999
137 Colombia 1.07 2012
138 Botswana 1.05 2009
138 South Africa 1.05 2011
140 Brazil 1.04 2012
141 Panama 0.99 2012
142 Lesotho 0.98 2010
143 Belize 0.93 1999
144 Comoros 0.91 2004
145 Bolivia 0.84 2012
146 Honduras 0.75 2011
147 Haiti 0.66 2001