Brazil - Income distribution

Income share held by second 20%

The value for Income share held by second 20% in Brazil was 7.40 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 36 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 7.90 in 2015 and a minimum value of 5.00 in 1989.

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
1981 6.20
1982 6.00
1983 5.90
1984 6.00
1985 6.50
1986 6.00
1987 5.70
1988 5.30
1989 5.00
1990 5.50
1992 7.10
1993 5.80
1995 5.80
1996 5.70
1997 5.70
1998 5.80
1999 6.00
2001 6.00
2002 6.10
2003 6.20
2004 6.50
2005 6.50
2006 6.70
2007 6.90
2008 7.10
2009 7.20
2011 7.50
2012 7.60
2013 7.60
2014 7.80
2015 7.90
2016 7.30
2017 7.40

Income share held by third 20%

The value for Income share held by third 20% in Brazil was 12.20 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 36 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 12.70 in 2015 and a minimum value of 8.90 in 1989.

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
1981 10.50
1982 10.30
1983 10.00
1984 10.20
1985 11.00
1986 10.30
1987 10.10
1988 9.60
1989 8.90
1990 9.70
1992 12.20
1993 10.10
1995 10.10
1996 10.00
1997 10.00
1998 10.10
1999 10.20
2001 10.50
2002 10.50
2003 10.70
2004 11.00
2005 11.10
2006 11.20
2007 11.60
2008 11.80
2009 11.90
2011 12.20
2012 12.30
2013 12.30
2014 12.50
2015 12.70
2016 12.00
2017 12.20

Income share held by fourth 20%

The value for Income share held by fourth 20% in Brazil was 19.50 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 36 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 20.80 in 1992 and a minimum value of 16.80 in 1989.

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
1981 18.40
1982 18.30
1983 18.10
1984 18.10
1985 19.60
1986 18.20
1987 18.10
1988 17.50
1989 16.80
1990 17.90
1992 20.80
1993 17.50
1995 17.90
1996 18.20
1997 18.10
1998 17.90
1999 18.00
2001 18.50
2002 18.40
2003 18.70
2004 18.80
2005 18.70
2006 18.80
2007 19.20
2008 19.30
2009 19.40
2011 19.50
2012 19.40
2013 19.40
2014 19.70
2015 19.70
2016 19.20
2017 19.50

Income share held by highest 20%

The value for Income share held by highest 20% in Brazil was 57.80 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 36 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 67.30 in 1989 and a minimum value of 56.10 in 2015.

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
1981 62.30
1982 62.70
1983 63.40
1984 62.90
1985 60.00
1986 62.80
1987 63.70
1988 65.50
1989 67.30
1990 64.60
1992 57.10
1993 64.30
1995 63.80
1996 63.90
1997 63.80
1998 63.80
1999 63.30
2001 62.50
2002 62.40
2003 61.80
2004 60.80
2005 60.70
2006 60.10
2007 59.30
2008 58.60
2009 58.20
2011 57.50
2012 57.30
2013 57.40
2014 56.30
2015 56.10
2016 58.30
2017 57.80

Income share held by highest 10%

The value for Income share held by highest 10% in Brazil was 41.90 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 36 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 51.10 in 1989 and a minimum value of 39.70 in 1992.

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
1981 45.90
1982 46.20
1983 46.80
1984 46.50
1985 42.50
1986 46.60
1987 47.40
1988 49.20
1989 51.10
1990 48.10
1992 39.70
1993 48.40
1995 47.50
1996 47.40
1997 47.40
1998 47.60
1999 47.00
2001 46.10
2002 46.10
2003 45.40
2004 44.50
2005 44.60
2006 44.10
2007 43.20
2008 42.50
2009 42.20
2011 41.70
2012 41.70
2013 41.70
2014 40.60
2015 40.40
2016 42.40
2017 41.90

Income share held by lowest 10%

The value for Income share held by lowest 10% in Brazil was 1.00 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 36 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 1.20 in 2015 and a minimum value of 0.60 in 1988.

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
1981 0.80
1982 0.80
1983 0.80
1984 0.90
1985 0.90
1986 0.90
1987 0.70
1988 0.60
1989 0.60
1990 0.80
1992 0.80
1993 0.70
1995 0.80
1996 0.70
1997 0.70
1998 0.70
1999 0.80
2001 0.80
2002 0.90
2003 0.80
2004 0.90
2005 1.00
2006 1.00
2007 1.00
2008 1.00
2009 1.00
2011 1.10
2012 1.10
2013 1.10
2014 1.20
2015 1.20
2016 1.00
2017 1.00

Income share held by lowest 20%

The value for Income share held by lowest 20% in Brazil was 3.20 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 36 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 3.70 in 2014 and a minimum value of 2.00 in 1989.

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
1981 2.70
1982 2.60
1983 2.60
1984 2.70
1985 2.90
1986 2.70
1987 2.40
1988 2.10
1989 2.00
1990 2.30
1992 2.80
1993 2.40
1995 2.40
1996 2.20
1997 2.30
1998 2.40
1999 2.50
2001 2.50
2002 2.60
2003 2.60
2004 2.90
2005 2.90
2006 3.00
2007 3.00
2008 3.20
2009 3.20
2011 3.30
2012 3.40
2013 3.40
2014 3.70
2015 3.60
2016 3.20
2017 3.20

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Income distribution