Income Share Held by Highest 10% fell to 32.1% in Bolivia in 2016

Income Share Held by Highest 10% (%)
Society | Bolivia | May 18, 2019
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Income share held by highest 10% reached 31.7 % in 1990 in Bolivia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 30.2 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, income share held by highest 10% in Bolivia reached an all time high of 47.8 % in 2000 and an all time low of 31.7 % in 1990. When compared to Bolivia's main peers, income share held by highest 10% in Brazil amounted to 48.1 %, 47.1 % in Chile and 30.7 % in Paraguay in 1990.

Bolivia has been ranked 8th within the group of 16 countries we follow in terms of income share held by highest 10%.

The percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of the population indicated by deciles or quintiles.

Income Share Held by Highest 10% Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Argentina % 30.6% 29.4% 29.3% 29.5% ...
Bolivia % ... 33.7% 33.7% 35.2% 36.0% 34.8%
Brazil % ... 41.7% 41.7% 41.7% 40.6% 40.4%
Chile % ... 38.5% ... 38.4% ... 38.0% ...
Colombia % 42.4% 41.4% 41.5% 41.6% 40.0%
Paraguay % 41.4% 36.9% 37.3% 40.7% 36.7%
Peru % 33.5% 33.3% 32.7% 32.2% 32.6%
Uruguay % 31.7% 29.3% 30.2% 29.9% 29.9%
Venezuela % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...