Income Share Held by Lowest 10% fell to 3.70% in Bangladesh in 2016

Income Share Held by Lowest 10% (%)
Society | Bangladesh | February 1, 2019
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Income share held by lowest 10% reached 3.70 % in 2016 in Bangladesh, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 5.13 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 4.50 % in 1985 and an all time low of 3.70 % in 2000.

Bangladesh has been ranked 7th 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bangladesh % ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Bhutan % ... ... ... 2.70% ... ... ... ...
China % ... 2.10% 2.10% 2.50% 2.50% 2.60% ... ...
India % ... 3.50% ... ... ... ... ... ...
Japan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Laos % ... ... ... 3.20% ... ... ... ... ...
Myanmar % ... ... ... ... ... ... 3.00% ... ...
Nepal % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Pakistan % ... 4.10% ... 4.00% ... 3.90% ... ...
Russia % 2.60% 2.50% 2.60% 2.60% 2.80% ... ...
Sri Lanka % ... ... 3.00% ... ... ... ...
Thailand % 3.00% 2.80% 2.90% 3.00% 3.20%
USA % ... ... ... 1.70% ... ... ...