Income Share Held by Lowest 10% fell to 2.90% in Sri Lanka in 2016

Income Share Held by Lowest 10% (%)
Society | Sri Lanka | February 1, 2019
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Income share held by lowest 10% reached 2.90 % in 2016 in Sri Lanka, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.33 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Sri Lanka reached an all time high of 3.70 % in 1990 and an all time low of 2.90 % in 2002.

Sri Lanka has been ranked 12th within the group of 39 countries we follow in terms of income share held by lowest 10%, 24 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
Bangladesh % ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Cambodia % 3.81% 3.93% ... ... ... ... ...
China % ... 2.10% 2.10% 2.50% 2.50% 2.60% ... ...
India % ... 3.50% ... ... ... ... ... ...
Indonesia % 3.00% 3.10% 3.10% 3.10% 3.00%
Laos % ... ... ... 3.20% ... ... ... ... ...
Malaysia % ... 2.00% ... 2.30% ... 2.30% ... ...
Maldives % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Myanmar % ... ... ... ... ... ... 3.00% ... ...
Pakistan % ... 4.10% ... 4.00% ... 3.90% ... ...
Singapore % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Sri Lanka % ... ... 3.00% ... ... ... ...
Thailand % 3.00% 2.80% 2.90% 3.00% 3.20%
Vietnam % ... ... 2.80% ... 2.70% ... ...