Income share held by highest 10% reached 29.4 % in 2017 in Argentina, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.65 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, income share held by highest 10% in Argentina reached an all time high of 40.5 % in 2002 and an all time low of 29.3 % in 2013. When compared to Argentina's main peers, income share held by highest 10% in Bolivia amounted to 31.7 %, 37.9 % in Chile, 39.2 % in Paraguay and 29.7 % in Uruguay in 2017.
Argentina has been ranked 14th within the group of 25 countries we follow in terms of income share held by highest 10%, 1 places behind 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.