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Afghanistan
lowest 10%: 3.8%
highest 10%: 24% (2008)
Albania
lowest 10%: 4.1%
highest 10%: 19.6% (2015 est.)
Algeria
lowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 26.8% (1995)
American Samoa
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Andorra
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Angola
lowest 10%: 0.6%
highest 10%: 44.7% (2000)
Anguilla
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Antigua and Barbuda
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Argentina
lowest 10%: 1.8%
highest 10%: 31% (2017 est.)
Armenia
lowest 10%: 3.5%
highest 10%: 25.7% (2014)
Aruba
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Australia
lowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 25.4% (1994)
Austria
lowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 23.5% (2012 est.)
Azerbaijan
lowest 10%: 3.4%
highest 10%: 27.4% (2008)
Bahamas, The
lowest 10%: 1%
highest 10%: 22% (2007 est.)
Bahrain
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Bangladesh
lowest 10%: 4%
highest 10%: 27% (2010 est.)
Barbados
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Belarus
lowest 10%: 3.8%
highest 10%: 21.9% (2008)
Belgium
lowest 10%: 3.4%
highest 10%: 28.4% (2006)
Belize
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Benin
lowest 10%: 3.1%
highest 10%: 29% (2003)
Bermuda
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Bhutan
lowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 30.6% (2012)
Bolivia
lowest 10%: 0.9%
highest 10%: 36.1% (2014 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
lowest 10%: 2.9%
highest 10%: 25.8% (2011 est.)
Botswana
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Brazil
lowest 10%: 0.8%
highest 10%: 43.4% (2016 est.)
British Virgin Islands
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Brunei
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Bulgaria
lowest 10%: 1.9%
highest 10%: 31.2% (2017)
Burkina Faso
lowest 10%: 2.9%
highest 10%: 32.2% (2009 est.)
Burma
lowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 32.4% (1998)
Burundi
lowest 10%: 4.1%
highest 10%: 28% (2006)
Cambodia
lowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 28% (2013 est.)
Cameroon
lowest 10%: 37.5%
highest 10%: 35.4% (2001)
Canada
lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 24.8% (2000)
Cape Verde
lowest 10%: 1.9%
highest 10%: 40.6% (2000)
Cayman Islands
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Central African Republic
lowest 10%: 2.1%
highest 10%: 33% (2003)
Chad
lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 30.8% (2003)
Chile
lowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 41.5% (2013 est.)
China
lowest 10%: 2.1%
highest 10%: 31.4% (2012)

note: data are for urban households only

Colombia
lowest 10%: 1.2%
highest 10%: 39.6% (2015 est.)
Comoros
lowest 10%: 0.9%
highest 10%: 55.2% (2004)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
lowest 10%: 2.3%
highest 10%: 34.7% (2006)
Congo, Republic of the
lowest 10%: 2.1%
highest 10%: 37.1% (2005)
Cook Islands
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Costa Rica
lowest 10%: 1.5%
highest 10%: 36.9% (2014 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire
lowest 10%: 2.2%
highest 10%: 31.8% (2008)
Croatia
lowest 10%: 2.7%
highest 10%: 23% (2015 est.)
Cuba
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Cyprus
lowest 10%: 3.3%
highest 10%: 28.8% (2014)
Czech Republic
lowest 10%: 4.1%
highest 10%: 21.7% (2015 est.)
Denmark
lowest 10%: 9%
highest 10%: 23.4% (2016 est.)
Djibouti
lowest 10%: 2.4%
highest 10%: 30.9% (2002)
Dominica
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Dominican Republic
lowest 10%: 1.9%
highest 10%: 37.4% (2013 est.)
East Timor
lowest 10%: 4%
highest 10%: 27% (2007)
Ecuador
lowest 10%: 1.4%
highest 10%: 35.4% (2012 est.)

note: data are for urban households only

Egypt
lowest 10%: 4%
highest 10%: 26.6% (2008)
El Salvador
lowest 10%: 2.2%
highest 10%: 32.3% (2014 est.)
Equatorial Guinea
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Eritrea
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Estonia
lowest 10%: 2.3%
highest 10%: 25.6% (2015)
Ethiopia
lowest 10%: 4.1%
highest 10%: 25.6% (2005)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Faroe Islands
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Fiji
lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 34.9% (2009 est.)
Finland
lowest 10%: 6.7%
highest 10%: 45.2% (2013)
France
lowest 10%: 3.6%
highest 10%: 25.4% (2013)
French Polynesia
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Gabon
lowest 10%: 2.5%
highest 10%: 32.7% (2005)
Gambia, The
lowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 36.9% (2003)
Georgia
lowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 31.3% (2008)
Germany
lowest 10%: 3.6%
highest 10%: 24% (2000)
Ghana
lowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 32.8% (2006)
Gibraltar
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Greece
lowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 26.7% (2015 est.)
Greenland
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Grenada
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Guam
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Guatemala
lowest 10%: 1.6%
highest 10%: 38.4% (2014)
Guernsey
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Guinea
lowest 10%: 2.7%
highest 10%: 30.3% (2007)
Guinea-Bissau
lowest 10%: 2.9%
highest 10%: 28% (2002)
Guyana
lowest 10%: 1.3%
highest 10%: 33.8% (1999)
Haiti
lowest 10%: 0.7%
highest 10%: 47.7% (2001)
Honduras
lowest 10%: 1.2%
highest 10%: 38.4% (2014)
Hong Kong
lowest 10%: 1.8% NA
highest 10%: 38.1% NA (2016)
Hungary
lowest 10%: 3.3%
highest 10%: 22.4% (2015)
Iceland
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
India
lowest 10%: 3.6%
highest 10%: 29.8% (2011)
Indonesia
lowest 10%: 3.4%
highest 10%: 28.2% (2010)
Iran
lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 29.6% (2005)
Iraq
lowest 10%: 3.6%
highest 10%: 25.7% (2007 est.)
Ireland
lowest 10%: 2.9%
highest 10%: 27.2% (2000)
Isle of Man
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Israel
lowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 31.3% (2010)
Italy
lowest 10%: 2.3%
highest 10%: 26.8% (2000)
Jamaica
lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 29.3% (2015)
Japan
lowest 10%: 2.7%
highest 10%: 24.8% (2008)
Jersey
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Jordan
lowest 10%: 3.4%
highest 10%: 28.7% (2010 est.)
Kazakhstan
lowest 10%: 4.2%
highest 10%: 23.3% (2016)
Kenya
lowest 10%: 1.8%
highest 10%: 37.8% (2005)
Kiribati
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Korea, North
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Korea, South
lowest 10%: 6.8%
highest 10%: 48.5% (2015 est.)
Kosovo
lowest 10%: 3.8%
highest 10%: 22% (2015 est.)
Kuwait
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Kyrgyzstan
lowest 10%: 4.4%
highest 10%: 22.9% (2014 est.)
Laos
lowest 10%: 3.3%
highest 10%: 30.3% (2008)
Latvia
lowest 10%: 2.2%
highest 10%: 26.3% (2015)
Lebanon
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Lesotho
lowest 10%: 1%
highest 10%: 39.4% (2003)
Liberia
lowest 10%: 2.4%
highest 10%: 30.1% (2007)
Libya
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Liechtenstein
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Lithuania
lowest 10%: 2.2%
highest 10%: 28.8% (2015)
Luxembourg
lowest 10%: 3.5%
highest 10%: 23.8% (2000)
Macau
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Macedonia
lowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 25% (2015 est.)
Madagascar
lowest 10%: 2.2%
highest 10%: 34.7% (2010 est.)
Malawi
lowest 10%: 2.2%
highest 10%: 37.5% (2010 est.)
Malaysia
lowest 10%: 1.8%
highest 10%: 34.7% (2009 est.)
Maldives
lowest 10%: 1.2%
highest 10%: 33.3% (FY09/10)
Mali
lowest 10%: 3.5%
highest 10%: 25.8% (2010 est.)
Malta
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Marshall Islands
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Mauritania
lowest 10%: 2.5%
highest 10%: 29.5% (2000)
Mauritius
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Mexico
lowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 40% (2014)
Micronesia, Federated States of
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Moldova
lowest 10%: 4.2%
highest 10%: 22.1% (2014 est.)
Monaco
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Mongolia
lowest 10%: 13.7%
highest 10%: 5.7% (2017)
Montenegro
lowest 10%: 3.5%
highest 10%: 25.7% (2014 est.)
Montserrat
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Morocco
lowest 10%: 2.7%
highest 10%: 33.2% (2007)
Mozambique
lowest 10%: 1.9%
highest 10%: 36.7% (2008)
Namibia
lowest 10%: 2.4%
highest 10%: 42% (2010)
Nauru
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Nepal
lowest 10%: 3.2%
highest 10%: 29.5% (2011)
Netherlands
lowest 10%: 2.3%
highest 10%: 24.9% (2014 est.)
New Caledonia
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
New Zealand
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Nicaragua
lowest 10%: 1.8%
highest 10%: 47.1% (2014)
Niger
lowest 10%: 3.2%
highest 10%: 26.8% (2014)
Nigeria
lowest 10%: 1.8%
highest 10%: 38.2% (2010 est.)
Niue
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Northern Mariana Islands
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Norway
lowest 10%: 3.8%
highest 10%: 21.2% (2014)
Oman
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Pakistan
lowest 10%: 4%
highest 10%: 26.1% (FY2013)
Palau
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Panama
lowest 10%: 1.1%
highest 10%: 38.9% (2014 est.)
Papua New Guinea
lowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 40.5% (1996)
Paraguay
lowest 10%: 1.5%
highest 10%: 37.6% (2013 est.)
Peru
lowest 10%: 1.4%
highest 10%: 36.1% (2010 est.)
Philippines
lowest 10%: 3.2%
highest 10%: 29.5% (2015 est.)
Poland
lowest 10%: 3%
highest 10%: 23.9% (2015 est.)
Portugal
lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 25.9% (2015 est.)
Puerto Rico
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Qatar
lowest 10%: 1.3%
highest 10%: 35.9% (2007)
Romania
lowest 10%: 15.3%
highest 10%: 7.6% (2014 est.)
Russia
lowest 10%: 2.3%
highest 10%: 32.2% (2012 est.)
Rwanda
lowest 10%: 2.1%
highest 10%: 43.2% (2011 est.)
Saint Helena
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Saint Kitts and Nevis
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Saint Lucia
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Samoa
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
San Marino
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Sao Tome and Principe
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Saudi Arabia
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Senegal
lowest 10%: 2.5%
highest 10%: 31.1% (2011)
Serbia
lowest 10%: 2.2%
highest 10%: 23.8% (2011)
Seychelles
lowest 10%: 4.7%
highest 10%: 15.4% (2007)
Sierra Leone
lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 33.6% (2003)
Singapore
lowest 10%: 1.6%
highest 10%: 27.5% (2017)
Slovakia
lowest 10%: 3.3%
highest 10%: 19.3% (2015 est.)
Slovenia
lowest 10%: 3.8%
highest 10%: 20.1% (2016)
Solomon Islands
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Somalia
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
South Africa
lowest 10%: 1.2%
highest 10%: 51.3% (2011 est.)
Spain
lowest 10%: 2.5%
highest 10%: 24% (2011)
Sri Lanka
lowest 10%: 3%
highest 10%: 32.2% (2012 est.)
Sudan
lowest 10%: 2.7%
highest 10%: 26.7% (2009 est.)
Suriname
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Swaziland
lowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 40.1% (2010 est.)
Sweden
lowest 10%: 3.4%
highest 10%: 24% (2012)
Switzerland
lowest 10%: 7.5%
highest 10%: 19% (2007)
Syria
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Taiwan
lowest 10%: 6.4% (2010)
highest 10%: 40.3% (2010)
Tajikistan
lowest 10%: NA (2009 est.)
highest 10%: NA (2009 est.)
Tanzania
lowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 29.6% (2007)
Thailand
lowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 31.5% (2009 est.)
Togo
lowest 10%: 3.3%
highest 10%: 27.1% (2006)
Tonga
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Trinidad and Tobago
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Tunisia
lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 27% (2010 est.)
Turkey
lowest 10%: 2.1%
highest 10%: 30.3% (2008)
Turkmenistan
lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 31.7% (1998)
Turks and Caicos Islands
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Tuvalu
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Uganda
lowest 10%: 2.4%
highest 10%: 36.1% (2009 est.)
Ukraine
lowest 10%: 4.2%
highest 10%: 21.6% (2015 est.)
United Arab Emirates
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
United Kingdom
lowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 31.1% (2012)
United States
lowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 30% (2007 est.)
Uruguay
lowest 10%: 1.9%
highest 10%: 30.8% (2014 est.)
Uzbekistan
lowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 29.6% (2003)
Vanuatu
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Venezuela
lowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 32.7% (2006)
Vietnam
lowest 10%: 2.7%
highest 10%: 26.8% (2014)
Virgin Islands
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Wallis and Futuna
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
West Bank
lowest 10%: 3.2%
highest 10%: 28.2% (2009 est.)

note: includes Gaza Strip

Western Sahara
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
World
lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 30.2% (2008 est.)
Yemen
lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 30.3% (2008 est.)
Zambia
lowest 10%: 1.5%
highest 10%: 47.4% (2010)
Zimbabwe
lowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 40.4% (1995)

Source: CIA Factbook