Income Share Held by Highest 10% rose to 30.9% in Argentina in 2016

Income Share Held by Highest 10% (%)
Society | Argentina | February 1, 2019
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Income share held by highest 10% reached 30.2 % in 1980 in Argentina, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 6.79 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, income share held by highest 10% in Argentina reached an all time high of 40.5 % in 2002 and an all time low of 29.3 % in 2013.

Argentina has been ranked 2nd within the group of 2 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% ...
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%