Income share held by lowest 10% reached 1.00 % in 2016 in Brazil, according to the National Statistical Office. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Brazil reached an all time high of 1.20 % in 2014 and an all time low of 0.600 % in 1988. When compared to Brazil's main peers, income share held by lowest 10% in Bolivia amounted to 1.10 % and 1.60 % in Peru in 2016.
Brazil has been ranked 39th within the group of 39 countries we follow in terms of income share held by lowest 10%, 34 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.