Income share held by highest 10% reached 37.9 % in 2017 in Chile, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 16.5 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, income share held by highest 10% in Chile reached an all time high of 47.1 % in 1990 and an all time low of 37.9 % in 2017. When compared to Chile's main peers, income share held by highest 10% in Argentina amounted to 29.4 %, 31.7 % in Bolivia, 39.2 % in Paraguay and 29.7 % in Uruguay in 2017.
Chile has been ranked 4th within the group of 25 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.