Income Share Held by Lowest 10% fell to 2.60% in Vietnam in 2016

Income Share Held by Lowest 10% (%)
Society | Vietnam | February 1, 2019
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Income share held by lowest 10% reached 2.60 % in 2016 in Vietnam, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.7 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Vietnam reached an all time high of 3.46 % in 1993 and an all time low of 2.50 % in 2010.

Vietnam has been ranked 16th within the group of 39 countries we follow in terms of income share held by lowest 10%, 18 places above 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 Lowest 10% Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cambodia % 3.81% 3.93% ... ... ... ... ...
China % ... 2.10% 2.10% 2.50% 2.50% 2.60% ... ...
India % ... 3.50% ... ... ... ... ... ...
Japan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Laos % ... ... ... 3.20% ... ... ... ... ...
Malaysia % ... 2.00% ... 2.30% ... 2.30% ... ...
Myanmar % ... ... ... ... ... ... 3.00% ... ...
Russia % 2.60% 2.50% 2.60% 2.60% 2.80% ... ...
Thailand % 3.00% 2.80% 2.90% 3.00% 3.20%
USA % ... ... ... 1.70% ... ... ...
Vietnam % ... ... 2.80% ... 2.70% ... ...