Income Share Held by Lowest 10% fell to 1.60% in Ghana in 2016

Income Share Held by Lowest 10% (%)
Society | Ghana | May 17, 2019
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Income share held by lowest 10% reached 1.60 % in 2016 in Ghana, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 20 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Ghana reached an all time high of 2.90 % in 1988 and an all time low of 1.60 % in 2016.

Ghana has been ranked 31st within the group of 39 countries we follow in terms of income share held by lowest 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 Lowest 10% Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Benin % ... ... ... 2.50% ... ... ... ...
Burkina Faso % ... ... ... ... ... 3.60% ... ...
Ghana % ... ... ... ... 2.00% ... ... ...
Guinea % ... ... ... ... 3.00% ... ... ... ...
Ivory Coast % ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Liberia % ... ... ... ... ... ... 3.20% ...
Mali % ... 3.47% ... ... ... ... ... ...
Niger % ... ... ... 3.80% ... ... 3.20% ... ...
Nigeria % ... 2.17% ... ... ... ... ... ...
Togo % ... ... ... 1.90% ... ... ... ...