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Income inequality

Peru > Economy

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

YearValueFootnotes
19905.6 
19944.9 
19964.4 
20013.2 
20023.1 
20053.7 
20063.9 
20073.6 
20093.9 

Population below $1 (PPP) per day, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19901.312
19945.712
19968.612
200115.112
200212.612
20058.212
20067.912
20095.912

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

YearValueFootnotes
19900.512
19940.912
19962.912
20015.312
20024.312
2005212
20061.912
20091.412

Proportion of employed people living below $1 (PPP) per day, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
20036.43

Footnotes:

  1. Based on nominal per capita income averages and distributions estimated from household survey data.
  2. Source: http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet
  3. National Household Survey, 2003

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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