Income share held by lowest 10% reached 2.20 % in 2016 in Mexico, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 10.0 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Mexico reached an all time high of 2.20 % in 2016 and an all time low of 1.26 % in 1989. When compared to Mexico's main peers, income share held by lowest 10% in Honduras amounted to 1.00 % and 1.70 % in USA in 2016.
Mexico has been ranked 25th within the group of 39 countries we follow in terms of income share held by lowest 10%, 35 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.