Income Share Held by Lowest 10% rose to 1.90% in Chile in 2017

Income Share Held by Lowest 10% (%)
Society | Chile | May 17, 2019
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Income share held by lowest 10% reached 1.90 % in 2017 in Chile, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 11.8 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Chile reached an all time high of 1.90 % in 2013 and an all time low of 1.20 % in 1987. When compared to Chile's main peers, income share held by lowest 10% in Argentina amounted to 1.90 %, 1.20 % in Bolivia, 1.70 % in Paraguay and 2.30 % in Uruguay in 2017.

Chile has been ranked 14th within the group of 25 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
Argentina % 1.70% 1.70% 1.80% 1.80% ...
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% ...
Paraguay % 1.20% 1.50% 1.60% 1.40% 1.60%
Peru % 1.50% 1.50% 1.60% 1.60% 1.60%
Uruguay % 2.10% 2.10% 2.10% 2.10% 2.10%