Pakistan - Income distribution

Income share held by second 20%

The value for Income share held by second 20% in Pakistan was 12.94 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 13.34 in 1997 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
1991 12.26
1997 13.34
1999 12.42
2002 12.98
2005 12.72
2006 12.40
2008 12.94

Income share held by third 20%

The value for Income share held by third 20% in Pakistan was 16.36 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 16.65 in 1997 and a minimum value of 15.78 in 2006.

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
1991 16.30
1997 16.65
1999 15.89
2002 16.39
2005 16.28
2006 15.78
2008 16.36

Income share held by fourth 20%

The value for Income share held by fourth 20% in Pakistan was 21.12 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 21.68 in 1991 and a minimum value of 20.69 in 2006.

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
1991 21.68
1997 21.09
1999 20.84
2002 21.17
2005 21.13
2006 20.69
2008 21.12

Income share held by highest 20%

The value for Income share held by highest 20% in Pakistan was 39.98 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 42.12 in 2006 and a minimum value of 38.95 in 1997.

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
1991 41.68
1997 38.95
1999 42.12
2002 40.07
2005 40.71
2006 42.12
2008 39.98

Income share held by highest 10%

The value for Income share held by highest 10% in Pakistan was 26.05 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 28.29 in 2006 and a minimum value of 25.29 in 1997.

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
1991 27.09
1997 25.29
1999 28.21
2002 26.20
2005 26.71
2006 28.29
2008 26.05

Income share held by lowest 10%

The value for Income share held by lowest 10% in Pakistan was 4.36 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 4.52 in 1997 and a minimum value of 3.46 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
1987 3.64
1991 3.46
1997 4.52
1999 3.75
2002 4.10
2005 4.10
2006 3.96
2008 4.36

Income share held by lowest 20%

The value for Income share held by lowest 20% in Pakistan was 9.60 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 9.97 in 1997 and a minimum value of 8.08 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
1987 8.35
1991 8.08
1997 9.97
1999 8.73
2002 9.39
2005 9.16
2006 9.01
2008 9.60

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Income distribution