Income share held by lowest 10% reached 2.70 % in 2008 in Japan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Japan reached an all time high of 2.70 % in 2008 and an all time low of 2.70 % in 2008. When compared to Japan's main peers, income share held by lowest 10% in China amounted to 2.10 %, 2.40 % in Russia and 2.60 % in South Korea in 2008.
Japan has been ranked 43rd within the group of 77 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.