Income share held by lowest 10% reached 3.10 % in 2003 in Ireland, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 10.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Ireland reached an all time high of 3.30 % in 2007 and an all time low of 2.09 % in 1987. When compared to Ireland's main peers, income share held by lowest 10% in France amounted to 3.30 % and 3.80 % in Iceland in 2003.
Ireland has been ranked 24th within the group of 69 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.