Income Share Held by Highest 10% rose to 32.9% in Sri Lanka in 2016

Income Share Held by Highest 10% (%)
Society | Sri Lanka | February 1, 2019
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Income share held by highest 10% reached 26.4 % in 1985 in Sri Lanka, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, income share held by highest 10% in Sri Lanka reached an all time high of 33.2 % in 2002 and an all time low of 26.4 % in 1985.

Sri Lanka has been ranked 7th within the group of 9 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
Bangladesh % ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Cambodia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
China % ... 31.8% 31.5% 30.3% 29.7% 29.4% ... ...
India % ... 30.1% ... ... ... ... ... ...
Indonesia % 32.0% 32.2% 32.2% 31.8% 32.4%
Laos % ... ... ... 29.8% ... ... ... ... ...
Malaysia % ... ... 33.2% ... 31.8% ... 31.3% ... ...
Maldives % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Myanmar % ... ... ... ... ... ... 31.7% ... ...
Pakistan % ... 26.8% ... 26.0% ... 28.9% ... ...
Singapore % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Sri Lanka % ... ... 32.2% ... ... ... ...
Thailand % 29.9% 30.4% 29.2% 28.7% 28.4%
Vietnam % ... ... 27.7% ... 26.8% ... ...