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Afghanistanlowest 10%: 3.8%
highest 10%: 24% (2008)
Albanialowest 10%: 4.1%
highest 10%: 19.6% (2015 est.)
Algerialowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 26.8% (1995)
American Samoalowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Andorralowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Angolalowest 10%: 0.6%
highest 10%: 44.7% (2000)
Anguillalowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Antigua and Barbudalowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Argentinalowest 10%: 1.6%
highest 10%: 30.8% (2014 est.)
Armenialowest 10%: 3.5%
highest 10%: 25.7% (2014)
Arubalowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Australialowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 25.4% (1994)
Austrialowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 23.5% (2012 est.)
Azerbaijanlowest 10%: 3.4%
highest 10%: 27.4% (2008)
Bahamas, Thelowest 10%: 1%
highest 10%: 22% (2007)
Bahrainlowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Bangladeshlowest 10%: 4%
highest 10%: 27% (2010 est.)
Barbadoslowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Belaruslowest 10%: 3.8%
highest 10%: 21.9% (2008)
Belgiumlowest 10%: 3.4%
highest 10%: 28.4% (2006)
Belizelowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Beninlowest 10%: 3.1%
highest 10%: 29% (2003)
Bermudalowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Bhutanlowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 30.6% (2012)
Bolivialowest 10%: 0.9%
highest 10%: 36.1% (2014 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovinalowest 10%: 2.7%
highest 10%: 27.3% (2007)
Botswanalowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Brazillowest 10%: 1.2%
highest 10%: 41.6% (2014 est.)
British Virgin Islandslowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Bruneilowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Bulgarialowest 10%: 2.2%
highest 10%: 28.4% (2015)
Burkina Fasolowest 10%: 2.9%
highest 10%: 32.2% (2009 est.)
Burmalowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 32.4% (1998)
Burundilowest 10%: 4.1%
highest 10%: 28% (2006)
Cambodialowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 28% (2013 est.)
Cameroonlowest 10%: 37.5%
highest 10%: 35.4% (2014 est.)
Canadalowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 24.8% (2000)
Cape Verdelowest 10%: 1.9%
highest 10%: 40.6% (2001)
Cayman Islandslowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Central African Republiclowest 10%: 2.1%
highest 10%: 33% (2003)
Chadlowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 30.8% (2003)
Chilelowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 41.5% (2013 est.)
Chinalowest 10%: 2.1%
highest 10%: 31.4%
note: data are for urban households only (2012)
Colombialowest 10%: 1.1%
highest 10%: 42.2% (2014 est.)
Comoroslowest 10%: 0.9%
highest 10%: 55.2% (2004)
Congo, Democratic Republic of thelowest 10%: 2.3%
highest 10%: 34.7% (2006)
Congo, Republic of thelowest 10%: 2.1%
highest 10%: 37.1% (2005)
Cook Islandslowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Costa Ricalowest 10%: 1.5%
highest 10%: 36.9% (2014 est.)
Cote d'Ivoirelowest 10%: 2.2%
highest 10%: 31.8% (2008)
Croatialowest 10%: 3.3%
highest 10%: 27.5% (2008 est.)
Cubalowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Cypruslowest 10%: 3.3%
highest 10%: 28.8% (2014)
Czech Republiclowest 10%: 4.1%
highest 10%: 21.7% (2015 est.)
Denmarklowest 10%: 1.9%
highest 10%: 28.7% (2007)
Djiboutilowest 10%: 2.4%
highest 10%: 30.9% (2002)
Dominicalowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Dominican Republiclowest 10%: 1.9%
highest 10%: 37.4% (2013 est.)
East Timorlowest 10%: 4%
highest 10%: 27% (2007)
Ecuadorlowest 10%: 1.4%
highest 10%: 35.4%
note: data for urban households only (2012 est.)
Egyptlowest 10%: 4%
highest 10%: 26.6% (2008)
El Salvadorlowest 10%: 2.2%
highest 10%: 32.3% (2014 est.)
Equatorial Guinealowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Eritrealowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Estonialowest 10%: 2.3%
highest 10%: 25.6% (2015)
Ethiopialowest 10%: 4.1%
highest 10%: 25.6% (2005)
European Unionlowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 24.1% (2015 est.)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Faroe Islandslowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Fijilowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 34.9% (2009 est.)
Finlandlowest 10%: 4.2%
highest 10%: 21.5% (2015)
Francelowest 10%: 3.6%
highest 10%: 25.4% (2013)
French Polynesialowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Gabonlowest 10%: 2.5%
highest 10%: 32.7% (2005)
Gambia, Thelowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 36.9% (2003)
Georgialowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 31.3% (2008)
Germanylowest 10%: 3.6%
highest 10%: 24% (2000)
Ghanalowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 32.8% (2006)
Gibraltarlowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Greecelowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 26.7% (2015 est.)
Greenlandlowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Grenadalowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Guamlowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Guatemalalowest 10%: 1.6%
highest 10%: 38.4% (2014)
Guernseylowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Guinealowest 10%: 2.7%
highest 10%: 30.3% (2007)
Guinea-Bissaulowest 10%: 2.9%
highest 10%: 28% (2002)
Guyanalowest 10%: 1.3%
highest 10%: 33.8% (1999)
Haitilowest 10%: 0.7%
highest 10%: 47.7% (2001)
Honduraslowest 10%: 1.2%
highest 10%: 38.4% (2014)
Hong Konglowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Hungarylowest 10%: 3.3%
highest 10%: 22.4% (2015)
Icelandlowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Indialowest 10%: 3.6%
highest 10%: 29.8% (2011)
Indonesialowest 10%: 3.4%
highest 10%: 28.2% (2010)
Iranlowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 29.6% (2005)
Iraqlowest 10%: 3.6%
highest 10%: 25.7% (2007 est.)
Irelandlowest 10%: 2.9%
highest 10%: 27.2% (2000)
Isle of Manlowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Israellowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 31.3% (2010)
Italylowest 10%: 2.3%
highest 10%: 26.8% (2000)
Jamaicalowest 10%: 2.1%
highest 10%: 35.8% (2004)
Japanlowest 10%: 2.7%
highest 10%: 24.8% (2008)
Jerseylowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Jordanlowest 10%: 3.4%
highest 10%: 28.7% (2010 est.)
Kazakhstanlowest 10%: 4.3%
highest 10%: 22% (2013 est.)
Kenyalowest 10%: 1.8%
highest 10%: 37.8% (2005)
Kiribatilowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Korea, Northlowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Korea, Southlowest 10%: 6.8%
highest 10%: 48.5% (2015 est.)
Kuwaitlowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Kyrgyzstanlowest 10%: 4.4%
highest 10%: 22.9% (2014 est.)
Laoslowest 10%: 3.3%
highest 10%: 30.3% (2008)
Latvialowest 10%: 2.2%
highest 10%: 26.3% (2015)
Lebanonlowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Lesotholowest 10%: 1%
highest 10%: 39.4% (2003)
Liberialowest 10%: 2.4%
highest 10%: 30.1% (2007)
Libyalowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Liechtensteinlowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Lithuanialowest 10%: 2.2%
highest 10%: 28.8% (2015)
Luxembourglowest 10%: 3.5%
highest 10%: 23.8% (2000)
Macaulowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Macedonialowest 10%: 2.2%
highest 10%: 34.5% (2009 est.)
Madagascarlowest 10%: 2.2%
highest 10%: 34.7% (2010 est.)
Malawilowest 10%: 2.2%
highest 10%: 37.5% (2010 est.)
Malaysialowest 10%: 1.8%
highest 10%: 34.7% (2009 est.)
Maldiveslowest 10%: 1.2%
highest 10%: 33.3% (FY09/10)
Malilowest 10%: 3.5%
highest 10%: 25.8% (2010 est.)
Maltalowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Marshall Islandslowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Mauritanialowest 10%: 2.5%
highest 10%: 29.5% (2000)
Mauritiuslowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Mexicolowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 40% (2014)
Micronesia, Federated States oflowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Moldovalowest 10%: 4.2%
highest 10%: 22.1% (2014 est.)
Monacolowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Mongolialowest 10%: 13.8%
highest 10%: 8.8% (2016)
Montserratlowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Moroccolowest 10%: 2.7%
highest 10%: 33.2% (2007)
Mozambiquelowest 10%: 1.9%
highest 10%: 36.7% (2008)
Namibialowest 10%: 2.4%
highest 10%: 42% (2010)
Naurulowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Nepallowest 10%: 3.2%
highest 10%: 29.5% (2011)
Netherlandslowest 10%: 2.3%
highest 10%: 24.9% (2014 est.)
New Caledonialowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
New Zealandlowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Nicaragualowest 10%: 1.8%
highest 10%: 47.1% (2014)
Nigerlowest 10%: 3.7%
highest 10%: 28.5% (2007)
Nigerialowest 10%: 1.8%
highest 10%: 38.2% (2010 est.)
Niuelowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Northern Mariana Islandslowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Norwaylowest 10%: 3.8%
highest 10%: 21.2% (2014)
Omanlowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Pakistanlowest 10%: 4%
highest 10%: 26.1% (FY2013)
Palaulowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Panamalowest 10%: 1.1%
highest 10%: 38.9% (2014 est.)
Papua New Guinealowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 40.5% (1996)
Paraguaylowest 10%: 1.5%
highest 10%: 37.6% (2013 est.)
Perulowest 10%: 1.4%
highest 10%: 36.1% (2010 est.)
Philippineslowest 10%: 3.2%
highest 10%: 29.5% (2015 est.)
Polandlowest 10%: 3%
highest 10%: 23.9% (2015 est.)
Portugallowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 25.9% (2015 est.)
Puerto Ricolowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Qatarlowest 10%: 1.3%
highest 10%: 35.9% (2007)
Romanialowest 10%: 15.3%
highest 10%: 7.6% (2014 est.)
Russialowest 10%: 2.3%
highest 10%: 32.2% (2012 est.)
Rwandalowest 10%: 2.1%
highest 10%: 43.2% (2011 est.)
Saint Helenalowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Saint Kitts and Nevislowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Saint Lucialowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Saint Pierre and Miquelonlowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadineslowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Samoalowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
San Marinolowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Sao Tome and Principelowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Saudi Arabialowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Senegallowest 10%: 2.5%
highest 10%: 31.1% (2011)
Seychelleslowest 10%: 4.7%
highest 10%: 15.4% (2007)
Sierra Leonelowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 33.6% (2003)
Singaporelowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 26% (2016)
Slovakialowest 10%: 3.3%
highest 10%: 19.3% (2015 est.)
Slovenialowest 10%: 3.8%
highest 10%: 20.2% (2015)
Solomon Islandslowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Somalialowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
South Africalowest 10%: 1.2%
highest 10%: 51.3% (2011 est.)
Spainlowest 10%: 2.5%
highest 10%: 24% (2011)
Sri Lankalowest 10%: 1.6%
highest 10%: 39.5% (2009)
Sudanlowest 10%: 2.7%
highest 10%: 26.7% (2009 est.)
Surinamelowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Swazilandlowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 40.1% (2010 est.)
Swedenlowest 10%: 3.4%
highest 10%: 24% (2012)
Switzerlandlowest 10%: 7.5%
highest 10%: 19% (2007)
Syrialowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Taiwanlowest 10%: 6.4%
highest 10%: 40.3% (2010)
Tajikistanlowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA% (2009 est.)
Tanzanialowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 29.6% (2007)
Thailandlowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 31.5% (2009 est.)
Togolowest 10%: 3.3%
highest 10%: 27.1% (2006)
Tongalowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Trinidad and Tobagolowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Tunisialowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 27% (2010 est.)
Turkeylowest 10%: 2.1%
highest 10%: 30.3% (2008)
Turkmenistanlowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 31.7% (1998)
Turks and Caicos Islandslowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Tuvalulowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Ugandalowest 10%: 2.4%
highest 10%: 36.1% (2009 est.)
Ukrainelowest 10%: 3.8%
highest 10%: 22.5% (2011 est.)
United Arab Emirateslowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
United Kingdomlowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 31.1% (2012)
United Stateslowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 30% (2007 est.)
Uruguaylowest 10%: 1.9%
highest 10%: 30.8% (2014 est.)
Uzbekistanlowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 29.6% (2003)
Vanuatulowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Venezuelalowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 32.7% (2006)
Vietnamlowest 10%: 3.2%
highest 10%: 30.2% (2008)
Virgin Islandslowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Wallis and Futunalowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
West Banklowest 10%: 3.2%
highest 10%: 28.2%
note: includes Gaza Strip (2009 est.)
Western Saharalowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Worldlowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 30.2% (2008 est.)
Yemenlowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 30.3% (2008 est.)
Zambialowest 10%: 1.5%
highest 10%: 47.4% (2010)
Zimbabwelowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 40.4% (1995)

Source: CIA Factbook