Where the Poorest Earn the Least?

Income Share Held by Lowest 10% (%), 2017 or latest
Society | May 17, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 92 countries in 2017, Kyrgyzstan ranked the highest in income share held by lowest 10% with 4.30% followed by Kazakhstan and Ukraine. On the other end of the scale was Namibia with 1.00%, Zambia with 1.00% and Brazil with 1.00%.

Data for more countries are available at Income Share Held by Lowest 10% indicator page.

Income Share Held by Lowest 10% Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bangladesh % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Belarus % ... 3.80% 4.00% 4.00% 3.90% 4.10%
Czech Republic % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3.70% 3.90% 3.80% 3.90% 3.90% ... ...
Denmark % ... ... ... ... ... 3.70% 3.70% 3.60% 3.50% 3.70% ... ...
Egypt % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4.10% ... ... 3.90% ... ...
Finland % ... ... ... ... ... 3.80% 3.90% 3.80% 3.90% 3.90% ... ...
Kazakhstan % ... ... ... ... 4.10% 4.10% 4.30% 4.30% 4.30%
Kosovo % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3.70% 3.60% 4.10% 3.70% 4.00%
Kyrgyzstan % ... ... 4.20% 4.00% 4.00% 4.40% 4.10%
Moldova % 3.50% 3.80% 3.90% 4.20% 4.10%
Pakistan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4.10% ... 4.00% ... 3.90% ... ...
Poland % ... 3.20% 3.30% 3.30% 3.30% 3.30% ...
Serbia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3.50% ... 3.70% ... ...
Slovenia % ... ... ... ... 3.90% 3.70% 3.60% 3.80% 3.90% ... ...
Ukraine % ... ... ... ... 4.40% 4.40% 4.40% 4.50% 4.20% ...