Where the Poorest Earn the Least?

Income Share Held by Lowest 10% (%), 2018 or latest
Society | December 31, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 89 countries in 2018, Moldova ranked the highest in income share held by lowest 10% with 4.40% followed by Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. On the other end of the scale was Honduras with 0.900%, Brazil with 1.00% and Panama with 1.20%.

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

Income Share Held by Lowest 10% Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bangladesh % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3.70% ... ...
Belarus % 4.00% 4.00% 3.90% 4.10% 4.20%
Cyprus % ... ... ... ... ... ... 3.30% 3.10% 3.00% 3.20% 3.40% ...
Czech Republic % ... ... ... ... ... 3.90% 3.80% 3.80% 3.90% 4.00% ...
Denmark % ... ... ... ... 3.70% 3.60% 3.40% 3.70% 3.70% ...
Egypt % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4.30% ... ... 3.90% ... ...
Finland % ... ... ... ... 3.90% 3.80% 3.90% 3.80% 3.90% ...
Kazakhstan % ... ... ... 4.10% 4.30% 4.30% 4.30% 4.20% ...
Kosovo % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3.60% 4.10% 3.70% 4.00% 3.80% ...
Kyrgyzstan % ... 4.00% 4.00% 4.40% 4.10% 4.40%
Moldova % 3.80% 3.90% 4.20% 4.10% 4.30%
Myanmar % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3.00% ... ...
Netherlands % ... ... ... ... ... 3.70% 3.50% 3.50% 3.50% 3.50% ...
Slovenia % ... ... ... 3.70% 3.60% 3.80% 3.90% 4.00% ...
Ukraine % ... ... ... 4.40% 4.40% 4.50% 4.20% 4.30%