Income share held by highest 10% reached 39.0 % in 2017 in Colombia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.70 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, income share held by highest 10% in Colombia reached an all time high of 47.0 % in 2000 and an all time low of 39.0 % in 2017. When compared to Colombia's main peers, income share held by highest 10% in Brazil amounted to 41.9 % and 32.3 % in Peru in 2017.
Colombia has been ranked 3rd 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.