Income Share Held by Highest 10% remained unchanged in Colombia in 2016

Income Share Held by Highest 10% (%)
Society | Colombia | May 18, 2019
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Income share held by highest 10% reached 40.5 % in 1992 in Colombia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 11.2 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, income share held by highest 10% in Colombia reached an all time high of 47.0 % in 2000 and an all time low of 40.0 % in 2016. When compared to Colombia's main peers, income share held by highest 10% in Brazil amounted to 39.7 % and 31.7 % in Venezuela in 1992.

Colombia has been ranked 6th within the group of 26 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
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%
Guyana % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Peru % 33.5% 33.3% 32.7% 32.2% 32.6%
Trinidad and Tobago % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Venezuela % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...