Panama - Income distribution

Income share held by second 20%

The value for Income share held by second 20% in Panama was 7.75 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 31 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 7.88 in 1979 and a minimum value of 5.75 in 1989.

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
1979 7.88
1989 5.75
1991 5.96
1995 6.16
1997 6.18
1998 6.44
2001 6.20
2002 6.32
2003 6.47
2004 6.62
2005 6.91
2006 6.79
2009 7.65
2010 7.75

Income share held by third 20%

The value for Income share held by third 20% in Panama was 12.51 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 31 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 13.13 in 1979 and a minimum value of 11.15 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
1979 13.13
1989 11.64
1991 11.48
1995 11.60
1997 11.15
1998 11.46
2001 11.44
2002 11.23
2003 11.31
2004 11.68
2005 11.94
2006 11.68
2009 12.17
2010 12.51

Income share held by fourth 20%

The value for Income share held by fourth 20% in Panama was 20.06 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 31 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 21.67 in 1979 and a minimum value of 19.60 in 2003.

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
1979 21.67
1989 21.57
1991 20.85
1995 20.34
1997 19.80
1998 19.85
2001 20.13
2002 19.61
2003 19.60
2004 20.09
2005 20.52
2006 20.17
2009 19.92
2010 20.06

Income share held by highest 20%

The value for Income share held by highest 20% in Panama was 56.38 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 31 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 61.23 in 1997 and a minimum value of 53.43 in 1979.

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
1979 53.43
1989 60.19
1991 60.56
1995 60.46
1997 61.23
1998 60.64
2001 60.37
2002 60.38
2003 60.16
2004 58.97
2005 57.89
2006 58.83
2009 56.71
2010 56.38

Income share held by highest 10%

The value for Income share held by highest 10% in Panama was 40.08 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 31 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 44.08 in 1997 and a minimum value of 36.00 in 1979.

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
1979 36.00
1989 42.86
1991 42.38
1995 43.17
1997 44.08
1998 43.43
2001 43.20
2002 43.68
2003 43.18
2004 41.61
2005 40.52
2006 41.61
2009 40.49
2010 40.08

Income share held by lowest 10%

The value for Income share held by lowest 10% in Panama was 1.10 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 31 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 1.49 in 1979 and a minimum value of 0.02 in 1989.

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
1979 1.49
1989 0.02
1991 0.14
1995 0.13
1997 0.26
1998 0.21
2001 0.40
2002 0.75
2003 0.73
2004 0.84
2005 0.84
2006 0.74
2009 1.26
2010 1.10

Income share held by lowest 20%

The value for Income share held by lowest 20% in Panama was 3.30 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 31 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 3.89 in 1979 and a minimum value of 0.85 in 1989.

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
1979 3.89
1989 0.85
1991 1.15
1995 1.44
1997 1.64
1998 1.61
2001 1.86
2002 2.46
2003 2.46
2004 2.64
2005 2.74
2006 2.53
2009 3.55
2010 3.30

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Income distribution