France - Income distribution

Income share held by second 20%

The value for Income share held by second 20% in France was 12.70 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 13.20 in 2006 and a minimum value of 12.40 in 2010.

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 12.90
2005 13.20
2006 13.20
2007 12.70
2008 12.60
2010 12.40
2011 12.50
2012 12.60
2013 12.70
2014 12.70

Income share held by third 20%

The value for Income share held by third 20% in France was 16.80 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 17.30 in 2006 and a minimum value of 16.30 in 2010.

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 17.00
2005 17.20
2006 17.30
2007 16.50
2008 16.50
2010 16.30
2011 16.40
2012 16.50
2013 16.60
2014 16.80

Income share held by fourth 20%

The value for Income share held by fourth 20% in France was 22.00 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 22.70 in 2006 and a minimum value of 21.80 in 2010.

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 22.40
2005 22.50
2006 22.70
2007 21.90
2008 21.90
2010 21.80
2011 21.90
2012 21.80
2013 21.80
2014 22.00

Income share held by highest 20%

The value for Income share held by highest 20% in France was 40.50 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 41.80 in 2010 and a minimum value of 38.30 in 2006.

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 38.50
2006 38.30
2007 40.90
2008 41.20
2010 41.80
2011 41.40
2012 41.20
2013 40.90
2014 40.50

Income share held by highest 10%

The value for Income share held by highest 10% in France was 26.00 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 27.10 in 2010 and a minimum value of 23.50 in 2006.

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 24.50
2005 23.90
2006 23.50
2007 26.30
2008 26.70
2010 27.10
2011 26.90
2012 26.80
2013 26.40
2014 26.00

Income share held by lowest 10%

The value for Income share held by lowest 10% in France was 3.20 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 3.50 in 2005 and a minimum value of 3.00 in 2010.

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 3.50
2005 3.50
2006 3.40
2007 3.30
2008 3.20
2010 3.00
2011 3.10
2012 3.10
2013 3.20
2014 3.20

Income share held by lowest 20%

The value for Income share held by lowest 20% in France was 8.00 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 8.60 in 2005 and a minimum value of 7.70 in 2010.

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 8.40
2007 8.10
2008 7.90
2010 7.70
2011 7.80
2012 7.90
2013 8.00
2014 8.00

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Income distribution