Pakistan - Income distribution

Income share held by second 20%

The value for Income share held by second 20% in Pakistan was 13.13 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 13.34 in 1996 and a minimum value of 12.22 in 1987.

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
1987 12.22
1990 12.26
1996 13.34
1998 12.42
2001 12.98
2004 12.72
2005 12.40
2007 12.94
2010 13.13

Income share held by third 20%

The value for Income share held by third 20% in Pakistan was 16.53 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 16.65 in 1996 and a minimum value of 15.78 in 2005.

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
1987 16.07
1990 16.30
1996 16.65
1998 15.89
2001 16.39
2004 16.28
2005 15.78
2007 16.36
2010 16.53

Income share held by fourth 20%

The value for Income share held by fourth 20% in Pakistan was 21.28 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 21.68 in 1990 and a minimum value of 20.69 in 2005.

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
1987 21.28
1990 21.68
1996 21.09
1998 20.84
2001 21.17
2004 21.13
2005 20.69
2007 21.12
2010 21.28

Income share held by highest 20%

The value for Income share held by highest 20% in Pakistan was 39.47 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 42.12 in 2005 and a minimum value of 38.95 in 1996.

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
1987 42.08
1990 41.68
1996 38.95
1998 42.12
2001 40.07
2004 40.71
2005 42.12
2007 39.98
2010 39.47

Income share held by highest 10%

The value for Income share held by highest 10% in Pakistan was 25.60 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 28.29 in 2005 and a minimum value of 25.29 in 1996.

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
1987 27.78
1990 27.09
1996 25.29
1998 28.21
2001 26.20
2004 26.71
2005 28.29
2007 26.05
2010 25.60

Income share held by lowest 10%

The value for Income share held by lowest 10% in Pakistan was 4.22 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 4.52 in 1996 and a minimum value of 3.46 in 1990.

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
1987 3.64
1990 3.46
1996 4.52
1998 3.75
2001 4.10
2004 4.10
2005 3.96
2007 4.36
2010 4.22

Income share held by lowest 20%

The value for Income share held by lowest 20% in Pakistan was 9.59 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 9.97 in 1996 and a minimum value of 8.08 in 1990.

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
1987 8.35
1990 8.08
1996 9.97
1998 8.73
2001 9.39
2004 9.16
2005 9.01
2007 9.60
2010 9.59

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Income distribution