Income share held by highest 10% reached 32.3 % in 2017 in Peru, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 21.6 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, income share held by highest 10% in Peru reached an all time high of 44.9 % in 1999 and an all time low of 32.2 % in 2014. When compared to Peru's main peers, income share held by highest 10% in Bolivia amounted to 31.7 %, 41.9 % in Brazil, 37.9 % in Chile and 39.0 % in Colombia in 2017.
Peru has been ranked 9th 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.