Income share held by highest 10% reached 42.4 % in 2016 in Brazil, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.19 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, income share held by highest 10% in Brazil reached an all time high of 51.1 % in 1989 and an all time low of 39.7 % in 1992. When compared to Brazil's main peers, income share held by highest 10% in Bolivia amounted to 32.1 % and 32.6 % in Peru in 2016.
Brazil has been ranked 1st within the group of 39 countries we follow in terms of income share held by highest 10%.
The percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of the population indicated by deciles or quintiles.