Income share held by lowest 10% reached 1.40 % in 2017 in Colombia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 7.69 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Colombia reached an all time high of 1.40 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0.100 % in 2000. When compared to Colombia's main peers, income share held by lowest 10% in Brazil amounted to 1.00 % and 1.70 % in Peru in 2017.
Colombia has been ranked 21st within the group of 25 countries we follow in terms of income share held by lowest 10%, 56 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.