Income Share Held by Lowest 10% remained unchanged in Belarus in 2017

Income Share Held by Lowest 10% (%)
Society | Belarus | May 17, 2019
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Income share held by lowest 10% reached 4.20 % in 2017 in Belarus, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.44 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Belarus reached an all time high of 4.87 % in 1993 and an all time low of 3.00 % in 1999.

Belarus has been ranked 4th within the group of 25 countries we follow in terms of income share held by lowest 10%, 14 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
Belarus % 3.80% 4.00% 4.00% 3.90% 4.10%
China % ... 2.10% 2.10% 2.50% 2.50% 2.60% ... ...
Czech Republic % 3.70% 3.90% 3.80% 3.90% 3.90% ... ...
Estonia % 2.60% 2.60% 2.40% 2.40% 2.70% ... ...
Germany % 3.50% ... 3.30% ... 3.10% ... ...
Japan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Latvia % 2.30% 2.30% 2.30% 2.30% 2.50% ... ...
Lithuania % 2.60% 2.40% 2.50% 2.10% 2.10% ... ...
Poland % 3.20% 3.30% 3.30% 3.30% 3.30% ...
Romania % 1.80% 1.70% 1.60% 1.50% 1.70% ... ...
Russia % 2.60% 2.50% 2.60% 2.60% 2.80% ... ...
USA % ... ... ... 1.70% ... ... ...
Ukraine % 4.40% 4.40% 4.40% 4.50% 4.20% ...