Income share held by lowest 10% reached 1.90 % in 2017 in Chile, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 11.8 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Chile reached an all time high of 1.90 % in 2013 and an all time low of 1.20 % in 1987. When compared to Chile's main peers, income share held by lowest 10% in Argentina amounted to 1.90 %, 1.20 % in Bolivia, 1.70 % in Paraguay and 2.30 % in Uruguay in 2017.
Chile has been ranked 14th within the group of 25 countries we follow in terms of income share held by lowest 10%.
The percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of the population indicated by deciles or quintiles.