Income Share Held by Highest 10% rose to 35.0% in Dominican Republic in 2016

Income Share Held by Highest 10% (%)
Society | Dominican Republic | February 1, 2019
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Income share held by highest 10% reached 33.3 % in 2014 in Dominican Republic, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.48 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, income share held by highest 10% in Dominican Republic reached an all time high of 41.9 % in 1992 and an all time low of 33.3 % in 2014.

Dominican Republic has been ranked 15th within the group of 72 countries we follow in terms of income share held by highest 10%, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

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
Belize % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Canada % ... ... ... 25.3% ... ... ... ...
Cayman Islands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
China % ... 31.8% 31.5% 30.3% 29.7% 29.4% ... ...
Cuba % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Dominican Republic % 37.5% 36.0% 37.9% 33.4% 34.9% ...
Guatemala % ... ... ... ... ... 38.0% ... ... ...
Haiti % ... ... ... 31.2% ... ... ... ... ...
Honduras % 44.3% 44.1% 40.2% 38.1% 37.0%
Jamaica % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Japan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mexico % ... ... 36.1% ... 37.2% ... ...
USA % ... ... ... 30.1% ... ... ...