Income share held by highest 10% reached 31.7 % in 2017 in Bolivia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, income share held by highest 10% in Bolivia reached an all time high of 47.8 % in 2000 and an all time low of 31.7 % in 1990. When compared to Bolivia's main peers, income share held by highest 10% in Brazil amounted to 41.9 %, 37.9 % in Chile, 39.2 % in Paraguay and 32.3 % in Peru in 2017.
Bolivia has been ranked 11th within the group of 25 countries we follow in terms of income share held by highest 10%, 6 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.