Income share held by lowest 10% reached 2.17 % in 2010 in Nigeria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 8.50 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Nigeria reached an all time high of 2.50 % in 1985 and an all time low of 1.30 % in 1992.
Nigeria has been ranked 59th within the group of 85 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.