Niger - Income distribution

Income share held by second 20%

The value for Income share held by second 20% in Niger was 11.90 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 22 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 12.70 in 2011 and a minimum value of 9.70 in 2005.

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
1992 11.70
1994 10.20
2005 9.70
2007 11.40
2011 12.70
2014 11.90

Income share held by third 20%

The value for Income share held by third 20% in Niger was 16.00 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 22 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 16.20 in 2011 and a minimum value of 13.70 in 2005.

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
1992 15.70
1994 14.50
2005 13.70
2007 14.80
2011 16.20
2014 16.00

Income share held by fourth 20%

The value for Income share held by fourth 20% in Niger was 22.00 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 22 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 22.00 in 2014 and a minimum value of 19.80 in 2005.

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
1992 21.20
1994 20.90
2005 19.80
2007 20.40
2011 21.40
2014 22.00

Income share held by highest 20%

The value for Income share held by highest 20% in Niger was 42.20 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 22 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 51.00 in 2005 and a minimum value of 40.80 in 2011.

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
1992 43.90
1994 48.30
2005 51.00
2007 45.70
2011 40.80
2014 42.20

Income share held by highest 10%

The value for Income share held by highest 10% in Niger was 26.80 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 22 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 36.20 in 2005 and a minimum value of 26.40 in 2011.

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
1992 29.40
1994 32.50
2005 36.20
2007 31.40
2011 26.40
2014 26.80

Income share held by lowest 10%

The value for Income share held by lowest 10% in Niger was 3.20 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 22 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 3.80 in 2011 and a minimum value of 2.30 in 2005.

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
1992 3.00
1994 2.40
2005 2.30
2007 3.20
2011 3.80
2014 3.20

Income share held by lowest 20%

The value for Income share held by lowest 20% in Niger was 7.80 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 22 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 8.90 in 2011 and a minimum value of 5.80 in 2005.

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
1992 7.40
1994 6.00
2005 5.80
2007 7.70
2011 8.90
2014 7.80

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Income distribution