Income Share Held by Lowest 10% rose to 2.20% in Mexico in 2016

Income Share Held by Lowest 10% (%)
Society | Mexico | February 1, 2019
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Income share held by lowest 10% reached 2.20 % in 2016 in Mexico, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 10 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Mexico reached an all time high of 2.20 % in 2016 and an all time low of 1.26 % in 1989. When compared to Mexico's main peers, income share held by lowest 10% in Honduras amounted to 1.00 % and 1.70 % in USA in 2016.

Mexico has been ranked 25th within the group of 39 countries we follow in terms of income share held by lowest 10%, 35 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
Belize % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Canada % ... ... ... 2.40% ... ... ... ...
China % ... 2.10% 2.10% 2.50% 2.50% 2.60% ... ...
El Salvador % 2.10% 2.20% 2.10% 2.20% 2.40%
Guatemala % ... ... 1.34% ... ... 1.70% ... ... ...
Honduras % 0.800% 0.900% 1.10% 1.30% 1.30%
Japan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mexico % ... ... 2.00% ... 2.00% ... ...
Nicaragua % ... ... ... ... 2.00% ... ... ...
USA % ... ... ... 1.70% ... ... ...