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Income inequality

Malaysia > Economy

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

YearValueFootnotes
19924.6 
19954.4 
19974.3 
20046.4 
20094.5 

Population below $1 (PPP) per day, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19921.612
19952.112
19970.512
20040.512
2009012

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

YearValueFootnotes
19920.112
19950.312
19970.112
20040.112
2009012

Footnotes:

  1. Based on nominal per capita income averages and distributions estimated from household survey data.
  2. Source: http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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