Belgium - Income distribution

Income share held by second 20%

The value for Income share held by second 20% in Belgium was 13.90 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 14.10 in 2013 and a minimum value of 13.40 in 2004.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles. Percentage shares by quintile may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
2004 13.40
2005 13.60
2006 13.90
2007 13.60
2008 13.90
2009 13.90
2010 13.90
2011 14.00
2012 14.10
2013 14.10
2014 13.90

Income share held by third 20%

The value for Income share held by third 20% in Belgium was 17.80 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 18.00 in 2013 and a minimum value of 17.10 in 2004.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles. Percentage shares by quintile may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
2004 17.10
2005 17.30
2006 17.70
2007 17.40
2008 17.60
2009 17.70
2010 17.80
2011 18.00
2012 18.00
2013 18.00
2014 17.80

Income share held by fourth 20%

The value for Income share held by fourth 20% in Belgium was 22.80 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 23.00 in 2013 and a minimum value of 21.90 in 2004.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles. Percentage shares by quintile may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
2004 21.90
2005 22.20
2006 22.70
2007 22.30
2008 22.70
2009 22.70
2010 22.50
2011 22.70
2012 22.80
2013 23.00
2014 22.80

Income share held by highest 20%

The value for Income share held by highest 20% in Belgium was 36.80 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 39.20 in 2004 and a minimum value of 36.40 in 2012.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles. Percentage shares by quintile may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
2004 39.20
2005 38.20
2006 36.90
2007 38.00
2008 37.20
2009 37.20
2010 37.20
2011 36.80
2012 36.40
2013 36.40
2014 36.80

Income share held by highest 10%

The value for Income share held by highest 10% in Belgium was 22.40 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 25.10 in 2004 and a minimum value of 21.80 in 2013.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
2004 25.10
2005 23.90
2006 22.40
2007 23.50
2008 22.70
2009 22.70
2010 22.70
2011 22.40
2012 21.90
2013 21.80
2014 22.40

Income share held by lowest 10%

The value for Income share held by lowest 10% in Belgium was 3.40 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 3.40 in 2014 and a minimum value of 3.20 in 2009.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
2004 3.40
2005 3.40
2006 3.40
2007 3.40
2008 3.40
2009 3.20
2010 3.30
2011 3.30
2012 3.30
2013 3.30
2014 3.40

Income share held by lowest 20%

The value for Income share held by lowest 20% in Belgium was 8.60 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 8.70 in 2012 and a minimum value of 8.40 in 2004.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles. Percentage shares by quintile may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
2004 8.40
2005 8.60
2006 8.70
2007 8.60
2008 8.70
2009 8.50
2010 8.60
2011 8.60
2012 8.70
2013 8.60
2014 8.60

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Income distribution