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Income inequality

Jamaica > Economy

Poorest quintile's share in national income or consumption, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19905.8 
19936.8 
19966.4 
19995.4 
20024.6 
20045.2 

Population below $1 (PPP) per day, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19900.2123
19933.8123
19961.7123
19991.3123
20020.4123
20040.2123

Poverty gap ratio at $1 a day (PPP), percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19900123
19931.1123
19960.5123
19990.3123
20020123
20040123

Footnotes:

  1. Based on Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) dollars imputed using regression.
  2. Source: http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet
  3. Based on nominal per capita consumption averages and distributions estimated from household survey data.

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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