Income share held by lowest 10% reached 1.80 % in 2018 in Peru, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 5.88 % 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 1.50 %, 1.00 % in Brazil and 1.40 % in Colombia in 2018.
Peru has been ranked 20th within the group of 29 countries we follow in terms of income share held by lowest 10%, 50 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.