Italy - Income distribution

Income share held by second 20%

The value for Income share held by second 20% in Italy was 12.01 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 24 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 12.89 in 1991 and a minimum value of 11.55 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
1986 12.48
1987 12.06
1989 12.39
1991 12.89
1993 11.94
1995 11.94
1998 11.77
2000 11.90
2004 11.55
2008 11.97
2010 12.01

Income share held by third 20%

The value for Income share held by third 20% in Italy was 17.02 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 24 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 17.18 in 1991 and a minimum value of 16.33 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
1986 16.99
1987 16.68
1989 16.86
1991 17.18
1993 17.03
1995 16.91
1998 16.49
2000 16.76
2004 16.33
2008 16.74
2010 17.02

Income share held by fourth 20%

The value for Income share held by fourth 20% in Italy was 23.15 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 24 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 23.37 in 1987 and a minimum value of 22.29 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
1986 23.14
1987 23.37
1989 22.85
1991 23.06
1993 23.28
1995 23.29
1998 22.46
2000 22.89
2004 22.29
2008 22.99
2010 23.15

Income share held by highest 20%

The value for Income share held by highest 20% in Italy was 41.75 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 24 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 43.63 in 2004 and a minimum value of 39.21 in 1991.

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
1986 39.93
1987 41.24
1989 40.32
1991 39.21
1993 41.68
1995 41.85
1998 43.59
2000 42.31
2004 43.63
2008 41.91
2010 41.75

Income share held by highest 10%

The value for Income share held by highest 10% in Italy was 26.21 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 24 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 28.74 in 2004 and a minimum value of 24.05 in 1991.

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
1986 24.70
1987 25.48
1989 25.16
1991 24.05
1993 26.20
1995 26.56
1998 28.52
2000 26.99
2004 28.74
2008 26.67
2010 26.21

Income share held by lowest 10%

The value for Income share held by lowest 10% in Italy was 1.99 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 24 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 3.02 in 1989 and a minimum value of 1.71 in 1998.

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
1986 2.87
1987 2.31
1989 3.02
1991 2.99
1993 2.00
1995 1.91
1998 1.71
2000 2.04
2004 2.21
2008 2.25
2010 1.99

Income share held by lowest 20%

The value for Income share held by lowest 20% in Italy was 6.07 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 24 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 7.66 in 1991 and a minimum value of 5.69 in 1998.

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
1986 7.46
1987 6.65
1989 7.58
1991 7.66
1993 6.07
1995 6.01
1998 5.69
2000 6.14
2004 6.20
2008 6.39
2010 6.07

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Income distribution