Which Country Faces the Largest Inequality Problems?

GINI Index (%), 2014 or latest
Society | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 57 countries in 2014, Colombia ranked the highest in gini index with 53.5% followed by Brazil and Panama. On the other end of the scale was Norway with 22.7%, Iceland with 24.0% and Slovakia with 24.2%.

Data for more countries are available at GINI Index indicator page.

GINI Index Unit 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Bolivia % ... ... ... ... ... ... 56.9% 55.4% 51.4% 49.7% ...
Brazil % ... ... 55.9% 55.2% 54.4% 53.9% ...
Colombia % ... ... ... ... ... 58.7% 58.9% 56.0% 55.9% 55.5%
Costa Rica % 49.3% 49.5% 49.1% 51.0% 48.1%
Dominican Republic % ... ... ... ... ... 51.9% 48.7% 49.0% 48.9% 47.2%
Ecuador % ... ... ... ... ... ... 53.2% 54.3% 50.6% 49.3% 49.3%
El Salvador % ... ... ... ... 45.5% 45.3% 46.6% 45.9% 44.5%
Georgia % ... ... ... ... 40.1% 40.6% 40.6% 41.7% 42.1%
Mexico % ... ... ... ... ... ... 48.1% ... 48.3% ... 47.2% ...
Panama % ... ... ... ... ... 55.1% 53.0% 52.6% 52.0% 51.9%
Paraguay % ... ... ... ... ... ... 53.6% 52.1% 51.0% 49.7% 51.8%
Peru % ... ... ... ... 49.1% 49.6% 46.9% 46.2% 44.9%
Philippines % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 44.0% ... ... 43.0% ... ...
Uganda % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 44.3% ... ...
Uruguay % ... ... ... 47.2% 47.6% 46.3% 46.3% 45.3%