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

Income Share Held by Lowest 10% (%)
Society | USA | February 1, 2019
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Income share held by lowest 10% reached 2.30 % in 1979 in USA, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 35.3 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in USA reached an all time high of 2.30 % in 1979 and an all time low of 1.70 % in 2004.

USA has been ranked 2nd within the group of 3 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
Australia % ... ... ... ... 2.40% ... ... ...
Belize % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Canada % ... ... ... 2.40% ... ... ... ...
China % ... 2.10% 2.10% 2.50% 2.50% 2.60% ... ...
Guatemala % ... ... 1.34% ... ... 1.70% ... ... ...
Honduras % 0.800% 0.900% 1.10% 1.30% 1.30%
India % ... 3.50% ... ... ... ... ... ...
Japan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mexico % ... ... 2.00% ... 2.00% ... ...
Russia % 2.60% 2.50% 2.60% 2.60% 2.80% ... ...
South Korea % ... ... 2.60% ... ... ... ... ...
USA % ... ... ... 1.70% ... ... ...
United Kingdom % 2.90% 3.10% 2.90% 2.90% 2.90% ... ...