Income share held by lowest 10% reached 1.70 % in 2017 in Peru, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 6.25 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, income share held by lowest 10% in Peru reached an all time high of 1.83 % in 1994 and an all time low of 0.900 % in 1997. When compared to Peru's main peers, income share held by lowest 10% in Bolivia amounted to 1.20 %, 1.00 % in Brazil, 1.90 % in Chile and 1.40 % in Colombia in 2017.
Peru has been ranked 17th within the group of 25 countries we follow in terms of income share held by lowest 10%, 54 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.