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 Japan 4.78 1993
2 Pakistan 4.36 2008
2 Slovak Republic 4.36 2009
4 Czech Republic 4.32 1996
5 Ukraine 4.20 2009
6 Burundi 4.14 2006
7 Afghanistan 4.08 2008
8 Ethiopia 4.05 2005
9 Finland 4.02 2000
10 Timor-Leste 4.01 2007
11 Kazakhstan 4.00 2009
12 Bangladesh 3.99 2010
13 Egypt 3.96 2008
14 Norway 3.86 2000
15 Belarus 3.80 2008
16 Iraq 3.79 2007
17 India 3.75 2005
18 Armenia 3.74 2008
19 Serbia 3.69 2009
20 Indonesia 3.67 2005
21 Nepal 3.63 2010
22 Sweden 3.58 2000
23 Montenegro 3.57 2008
24 Niger 3.55 2008
25 Hungary 3.54 2007
26 Albania 3.53 2008
26 Tajikistan 3.53 2009
28 Luxembourg 3.50 2000
29 Mali 3.47 2010
30 Azerbaijan 3.43 2008
31 Belgium 3.42 2000
32 Slovenia 3.38 2004
32 Romania 3.38 2009
34 Jordan 3.36 2010
34 Syrian Arab Republic 3.36 2004
36 Austria 3.34 2000
36 Cambodia 3.34 2008
36 Lao PDR 3.34 2008
39 Croatia 3.33 2008
40 Moldova 3.30 2010
41 Bulgaria 3.28 2007
42 Togo 3.27 2006
43 Poland 3.26 2009
44 Germany 3.22 2000
45 Vietnam 3.18 2008
46 Guinea-Bissau 3.05 2002
46 Sri Lanka 3.05 2007
48 Mongolia 3.04 2008
49 Malawi 3.02 2004
50 Benin 3.00 2003
51 Ireland 2.91 2000
51 Cameroon 2.91 2007
51 Yemen 2.91 2005
54 Korea 2.89 1998
55 Switzerland 2.88 2000
56 Algeria 2.87 1995
56 Burkina Faso 2.87 2009
58 Uzbekistan 2.85 2003
59 Tanzania 2.82 2007
60 Bhutan 2.80 2007
60 Kyrgyz Republic 2.80 2009
62 Thailand 2.79 2009
63 Russia 2.75 2009
63 France 2.75 1995
65 Sudan 2.74 2009
66 Estonia 2.71 2004
66 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.71 2007
68 Morocco 2.66 2007
68 Guinea 2.66 2007
70 Latvia 2.64 2008
70 Fiji 2.64 2009
72 Lithuania 2.63 2008
72 Canada 2.63 2000
72 Sierra Leone 2.63 2003
75 Denmark 2.62 1997
75 Iran 2.62 2005
77 Nicaragua 2.61 2005
77 Chad 2.61 2003
79 Philippines 2.59 2009
80 Gabon 2.58 2005
81 Turkmenistan 2.57 1998
81 Spain 2.57 2000
83 Greece 2.55 2000
84 Senegal 2.54 2005
85 Netherlands 2.49 1999
86 Mauritania 2.43 2008
87 Djibouti 2.42 2002
87 Tunisia 2.42 2005
89 Liberia 2.35 2007
89 Uganda 2.35 2009
91 Italy 2.30 2000
92 Dem. Rep. Congo 2.29 2006
93 Jamaica 2.25 2004
94 Côte d'Ivoire 2.23 2008
95 New Zealand 2.22 1997
96 São Tomé and Principe 2.21 2001
97 Madagascar 2.20 2010
98 Israel 2.14 2001
99 Rwanda 2.13 2011
100 Turkey 2.11 2008
101 Congo 2.08 2005
102 Trinidad and Tobago 2.07 1992
103 United Kingdom 2.06 1999
104 Macedonia 2.03 2009
104 Ghana 2.03 2006
104 Australia 2.03 1994
107 St. Lucia 2.01 1995
108 Georgia 2.00 2008
109 Portugal 1.99 1997
110 Hong Kong SAR, China 1.97 1996
111 Kenya 1.96 2005
112 The Gambia 1.95 2003
113 Mozambique 1.94 2008
114 Uruguay 1.91 2010
115 Papua New Guinea 1.90 1996
116 Cape Verde 1.88 2002
116 United States 1.88 2000
118 Singapore 1.85 1998
119 Zimbabwe 1.83 1995
120 Dominican Republic 1.81 2010
120 Mexico 1.81 2008
122 China 1.79 2005
123 Malaysia 1.78 2009
124 Nigeria 1.75 2010
125 Swaziland 1.66 2010
126 Seychelles 1.64 2007
127 Chile 1.53 2009
128 Argentina 1.46 2010
129 Zambia 1.45 2006
130 Namibia 1.39 2004
130 Peru 1.39 2010
132 Ecuador 1.35 2010
133 Guyana 1.33 1998
134 Qatar 1.30 2007
135 Botswana 1.28 1994
136 Costa Rica 1.23 2009
137 Central African Republic 1.22 2008
138 Venezuela 1.20 2006
139 South Africa 1.17 2009
140 Suriname 1.11 1999
141 Panama 1.10 2010
142 Guatemala 1.06 2006
143 El Salvador 1.03 2009
144 Lesotho 0.99 2003
145 Paraguay 0.98 2010
146 Belize 0.94 1999
147 Comoros 0.91 2004
148 Colombia 0.87 2010
149 Brazil 0.77 2009
150 Haiti 0.66 2001
151 Angola 0.60 2000
152 Bolivia 0.45 2008
153 Honduras 0.43 2009