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

Income Share Held by Lowest 10% (%)
Society | Ecuador | May 17, 2019
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Income share held by lowest 10% reached 1.60 % in 2017 in Ecuador, according to the National Statistical Office. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Ecuador reached an all time high of 1.70 % in 2014 and an all time low of 0.700 % in 1999. When compared to Ecuador's main peers, income share held by lowest 10% in Brazil amounted to 1.00 %, 1.40 % in Colombia, 1.10 % in Panama and 1.70 % in Peru in 2017.

Ecuador has been ranked 19th within the group of 25 countries we follow in terms of income share held by lowest 10%, 53 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
Bolivia % ... 1.10% 0.900% 1.00% 1.10% 1.10%
Brazil % ... 1.10% 1.10% 1.10% 1.20% 1.20%
Chile % ... 1.80% ... 1.90% ... 1.70% ...
Colombia % 1.20% 1.20% 1.20% 1.20% 1.30%
Costa Rica % 1.50% 1.50% 1.40% 1.50% 1.50%
Ecuador % 1.50% 1.50% 1.60% 1.70% 1.60%
Honduras % 0.800% 0.900% 1.10% 1.30% 1.30%
Nicaragua % ... ... ... ... 2.00% ... ... ...
Panama % 1.10% 1.00% 1.10% 1.00% 1.10%
Peru % 1.50% 1.50% 1.60% 1.60% 1.60%
Venezuela % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...