Income share held by lowest 10% reached 1.20 % in 2017 in Bolivia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 9.09 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Bolivia reached an all time high of 2.30 % in 1990 and an all time low of 0.200 % in 2000. When compared to Bolivia's main peers, income share held by lowest 10% in Brazil amounted to 1.00 %, 1.90 % in Chile, 1.70 % in Paraguay and 1.70 % in Peru in 2017.
Bolivia has been ranked 22nd 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.