Income share held by lowest 10% reached 1.90 % in 2017 in Argentina, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 5.00 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Argentina reached an all time high of 2.00 % in 1986 and an all time low of 0.700 % in 2001. When compared to Argentina's main peers, income share held by lowest 10% in Bolivia amounted to 1.20 %, 1.90 % in Chile, 1.70 % in Paraguay and 2.30 % in Uruguay in 2017.
Argentina has been ranked 15th within the group of 25 countries we follow in terms of income share held by lowest 10%, 54 places above 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.