Income Share Held by Lowest 10% remained unchanged in Georgia in 2016

Income Share Held by Lowest 10% (%)
Society | Georgia | May 18, 2019
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Income share held by lowest 10% reached 2.60 % in 2015 in Georgia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Georgia reached an all time high of 2.60 % in 2016 and an all time low of 1.70 % in 1998. When compared to Georgia's main peers, income share held by lowest 10% in Armenia amounted to 3.40 %, 2.80 % in Russia and 2.10 % in Turkey in 2015.

Georgia has been ranked 43rd within the group of 75 countries we follow in terms of income share held by lowest 10%, 7 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
Armenia % 3.80% 3.80% 3.60% 3.50% 3.40%
Azerbaijan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Bulgaria % 2.10% 2.00% 1.80% 2.00% ... ... ...
China % ... 2.10% 2.10% 2.50% 2.50% 2.60% ... ...
Georgia % 2.00% 2.20% 2.30% 2.40% 2.60%
Germany % 3.50% ... 3.30% ... 3.10% ... ...
Greece % 2.00% 1.90% 2.00% 2.00% 1.90% ... ...
Iran % ... ... ... 2.70% 2.40% 2.40% ...
Iraq % ... ... ... 3.70% ... ... ... ... ...
Japan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Russia % 2.60% 2.50% 2.60% 2.60% 2.80% ... ...
Turkey % 2.20% 2.20% 2.20% 2.20% 2.10% ...
USA % ... ... ... 1.70% ... ... ...