Income share held by lowest 10% reached 2.00 % in 2014 in Nicaragua, according to the National Statistical Office. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Nicaragua reached an all time high of 2.00 % in 2009 and an all time low of 0.500 % in 1993. When compared to Nicaragua's main peers, income share held by lowest 10% in Costa Rica amounted to 1.50 %, 2.20 % in El Salvador, 1.30 % in Honduras and 2.00 % in Mexico in 2014.
Nicaragua has been ranked 56th within the group of 76 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.