FIELD LISTING :: HOUSEHOLD INCOME OR CONSUMPTION BY PERCENTAGE SHARE
CountryHOUSEHOLD INCOME OR CONSUMPTION BY PERCENTAGE SHARE(%)
Afghanistan lowest 10%: 3.8%
highest 10%: 24% (2008)
Albania lowest 10%: 4.1%
highest 10%: 20.5% (2012)
Algeria lowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 26.8% (1995)
American Samoa lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Andorra lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Angola lowest 10%: 0.6%
highest 10%: 44.7% (2000)
Anguilla lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Antigua and Barbuda lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Argentina lowest 10%: 1.5%
highest 10%: 32.3% (2010 est.)
Armenia lowest 10%: 3.7%
highest 10%: 24.8% (2012)
Aruba lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Australia lowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 25.4% (1994)
Austria lowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 23.5% (2012 est.)
Azerbaijan lowest 10%: 3.4%
highest 10%: 27.4% (2008)
Bahamas, The lowest 10%: 1%
highest 10%: 22% (2007 est.)
Bahrain lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Bangladesh lowest 10%: 4%
highest 10%: 27% (2010 est.)
Barbados lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Belarus lowest 10%: 3.8%
highest 10%: 21.9% (2008)
Belgium lowest 10%: 3.4%
highest 10%: 28.4% (2006)
Belize lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Benin lowest 10%: 3.1%
highest 10%: 29% (2003)
Bermuda lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Bhutan lowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 30.6% (2012)
Bolivia lowest 10%: 0.8%
highest 10%: 33.6% (2012 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina lowest 10%: 2.7%
highest 10%: 27.3% (2007)
Botswana lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Brazil lowest 10%: 0.8%
highest 10%: 42.9% (2009 est.)
British Virgin Islands lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Brunei lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Bulgaria lowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 35.2% (2007)
Burkina Faso lowest 10%: 2.9%
highest 10%: 32.2% (2009 est.)
Burma lowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 32.4% (1998)
Burundi lowest 10%: 4.1%
highest 10%: 28% (2006)
Cabo Verde lowest 10%: 1.9%
highest 10%: 40.6% (2001)
Cambodia lowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 28% (2013 est.)
Cameroon lowest 10%: 2.3%
highest 10%: 35.4% (2001)
Canada lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 24.8% (2000)
Cayman Islands lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Central African Republic lowest 10%: 2.1%
highest 10%: 33% (2003)
Chad lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 30.8% (2003)
Chile lowest 10%: 1.5%
highest 10%: 42.8% (2009 est.)
China lowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 30%
note: data are for urban households only (2009)
Colombia lowest 10%: 1.1%
highest 10%: 42% (2012 est.)
Comoros lowest 10%: 0.9%
highest 10%: 55.2% (2004)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the lowest 10%: 2.3%
highest 10%: 34.7% (2006)
Congo, Republic of the lowest 10%: 2.1%
highest 10%: 37.1% (2005)
Cook Islands lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Costa Rica lowest 10%: 1.2%
highest 10%: 39.5% (2009 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire lowest 10%: 2.2%
highest 10%: 31.8% (2008)
Croatia lowest 10%: 3.3%
highest 10%: 27.5% (2008 est.)
Cuba lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Cyprus lowest 10%: 3.3%
highest 10%: 28.8% (2014)
Czechia lowest 10%: 1.5%
highest 10%: 29.1% (2012 est.)
Denmark lowest 10%: 1.9%
highest 10%: 28.7% (2007)
Djibouti lowest 10%: 2.4%
highest 10%: 30.9% (2002)
Dominica lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Dominican Republic lowest 10%: 1.9%
highest 10%: 37.4% (2013 est.)
Ecuador lowest 10%: 1.4%
highest 10%: 35.4%
note: data for urban households only (2012 est.)
Egypt lowest 10%: 4%
highest 10%: 26.6% (2008)
El Salvador lowest 10%: 1%
highest 10%: 37% (2009 est.)
Equatorial Guinea lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Eritrea lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Estonia lowest 10%: 2.7%
highest 10%: 27.7% (2004)
Ethiopia lowest 10%: 4.1%
highest 10%: 25.6% (2005)
European Union lowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 23.9% (2014 est.)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Faroe Islands lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Fiji lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 34.9% (2009 est.)
Finland lowest 10%: 3.6%
highest 10%: 24.7% (2007)
France lowest 10%: 3.6%
highest 10%: 25.4% (2013)
French Polynesia lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Gabon lowest 10%: 2.5%
highest 10%: 32.7% (2005)
Gambia, The lowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 36.9% (2003)
Georgia lowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 31.3% (2008)
Germany lowest 10%: 3.6%
highest 10%: 24% (2000)
Ghana lowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 32.8% (2006)
Gibraltar lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Greece lowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 26.7% (2015 est.)
Greenland lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Grenada lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Guam lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Guatemala lowest 10%: 1.3%
highest 10%: 42.4% (2006)
Guernsey lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Guinea-Bissau lowest 10%: 2.9%
highest 10%: 28% (2002)
Guinea lowest 10%: 2.7%
highest 10%: 30.3% (2007)
Guyana lowest 10%: 1.3%
highest 10%: 33.8% (1999)
Haiti lowest 10%: 0.7%
highest 10%: 47.7% (2001)
Honduras lowest 10%: 0.4%
highest 10%: 42.4% (2009 est.)
Hong Kong lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Hungary lowest 10%: 3.1%
highest 10%: 22.6% (2009)
Iceland lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
India lowest 10%: 3.6%
highest 10%: 31.1% (2005)
Indonesia lowest 10%: 3.4%
highest 10%: 28.2% (2010)
Iran lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 29.6% (2005)
Iraq lowest 10%: 3.6%
highest 10%: 25.7% (2007 est.)
Ireland lowest 10%: 2.9%
highest 10%: 27.2% (2000)
Isle of Man lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Israel lowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 31.3% (2010)
Italy lowest 10%: 2.3%
highest 10%: 26.8% (2000)
Jamaica lowest 10%: 2.1%
highest 10%: 35.8% (2004)
Japan lowest 10%: 2.7%
highest 10%: 24.8% (2008)
Jersey lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Jordan lowest 10%: 3.4%
highest 10%: 28.7% (2010 est.)
Kazakhstan lowest 10%: 3.9%
highest 10%: 23.7% (2011 est.)
Kenya lowest 10%: 1.8%
highest 10%: 37.8% (2005)
Kiribati lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Korea, North lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Korea, South lowest 10%: 6.8%
highest 10%: 37.8% (Q4 2014)
Kuwait lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Kyrgyzstan lowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 27.8% (2009 est.)
Laos lowest 10%: 3.3%
highest 10%: 30.3% (2008)
Latvia lowest 10%: 2.7%
highest 10%: 27.6% (2008)
Lebanon lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Lesotho lowest 10%: 1%
highest 10%: 39.4% (2003)
Liberia lowest 10%: 2.4%
highest 10%: 30.1% (2007)
Libya lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Liechtenstein lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Lithuania lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 29.1% (2008)
Luxembourg lowest 10%: 3.5%
highest 10%: 23.8% (2000)
Macau lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Macedonia lowest 10%: 2.2%
highest 10%: 34.5% (2009 est.)
Madagascar lowest 10%: 2.2%
highest 10%: 34.7% (2010 est.)
Malawi lowest 10%: 3%
highest 10%: 31.9% (2004)
Malaysia lowest 10%: 1.8%
highest 10%: 34.7% (2009 est.)
Maldives lowest 10%: 1.2%
highest 10%: 33.3% (FY09/10)
Mali lowest 10%: 3.5%
highest 10%: 25.8% (2010 est.)
Malta lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Marshall Islands lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Mauritania lowest 10%: 2.5%
highest 10%: 29.5% (2000)
Mauritius lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Mexico lowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 37.5% (2010)
Micronesia, Federated States of lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Moldova lowest 10%: 3.3%
highest 10%: 26% (2010 est.)
Monaco lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Mongolia lowest 10%: 3%
highest 10%: 28.4% (2008)
Montserrat lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Morocco lowest 10%: 2.7%
highest 10%: 33.2% (2007)
Mozambique lowest 10%: 1.9%
highest 10%: 36.7% (2008)
Namibia lowest 10%: 2.4%
highest 10%: 42% (2010)
Nauru lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Nepal lowest 10%: 3.2%
highest 10%: 29.5% (2011)
Netherlands lowest 10%: 2.1%
highest 10%: 24.5% (2012 est.)
New Caledonia lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
New Zealand lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Nicaragua lowest 10%: 1.4%
highest 10%: 41.8% (2005)
Nigeria lowest 10%: 1.8%
highest 10%: 38.2% (2010 est.)
Niger lowest 10%: 3.7%
highest 10%: 28.5% (2007)
Niue lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Northern Mariana Islands lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Norway lowest 10%: 3.8%
highest 10%: 21.2% (2014)
Oman lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Pakistan lowest 10%: 4.2%
highest 10%: 25.6% (FY2011)
Palau lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Panama lowest 10%: 1.1%
highest 10%: 40.1% (2010 est.)
Papua New Guinea lowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 40.5% (1996)
Paraguay lowest 10%: 1%
highest 10%: 41.1% (2010 est.)
Peru lowest 10%: 1.4%
highest 10%: 36.1% (2010 est.)
Philippines lowest 10%: 2.9%
highest 10%: 30.5% (2012 est.)
Poland lowest 10%: 3.3%
highest 10%: 25.6% (2012 est.)
Portugal lowest 10%: 3.1%
highest 10%: 28.4% (1995 est.)
Puerto Rico lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Qatar lowest 10%: 1.3%
highest 10%: 35.9% (2007)
Romania lowest 10%: 15.3%
highest 10%: 7.6% (2014 est.)
Russia lowest 10%: 5.7%
highest 10%: 42.4% (2011 est.)
Rwanda lowest 10%: 2.1%
highest 10%: 43.2% (2011 est.)
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Saint Kitts and Nevis lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Saint Lucia lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Saint Pierre and Miquelon lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Samoa lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
San Marino lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Sao Tome and Principe lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Saudi Arabia lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Senegal lowest 10%: 2.5%
highest 10%: 31.1% (2011)
Seychelles lowest 10%: 4.7%
highest 10%: 15.4% (2007)
Sierra Leone lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 33.6% (2003)
Singapore lowest 10%: 2.3%
highest 10%: 11% (2014)
Slovakia lowest 10%: 4.4%
highest 10%: 26% (2013 est.)
Slovenia lowest 10%: 3.7%
highest 10%: 21.1% (2012)
Solomon Islands lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Somalia lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
South Africa lowest 10%: 1.2%
highest 10%: 51.7% (2009 est.)
Spain lowest 10%: 2.5%
highest 10%: 24% (2011)
Sri Lanka lowest 10%: 1.6%
highest 10%: 39.5% (2009)
Sudan lowest 10%: 2.7%
highest 10%: 26.7% (2009 est.)
Suriname lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Swaziland lowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 40.1% (2010 est.)
Sweden lowest 10%: 3.4%
highest 10%: 24% (2012)
Switzerland lowest 10%: 7.5%
highest 10%: 19% (2007)
Syria lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Taiwan lowest 10%: 6.4%
highest 10%: 40.3% (2010)
Tajikistan lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA% (2009 est.)
Tanzania lowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 29.6% (2007)
Thailand lowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 31.5% (2009 est.)
Timor-Leste lowest 10%: 4%
highest 10%: 27% (2007)
Togo lowest 10%: 3.3%
highest 10%: 27.1% (2006)
Tonga lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Trinidad and Tobago lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Tunisia lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 27% (2010 est.)
Turkey lowest 10%: 2.1%
highest 10%: 30.3% (2008)
Turkmenistan lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 31.7% (1998)
Turks and Caicos Islands lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Tuvalu lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Uganda lowest 10%: 2.4%
highest 10%: 36.1% (2009 est.)
Ukraine lowest 10%: 3.8%
highest 10%: 22.5% (2011 est.)
United Arab Emirates lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
United Kingdom lowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 31.1% (2012)
United States lowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 30% (2007 est.)
Uruguay lowest 10%: 1.9%
highest 10%: 34.4% (2010 est.)
Uzbekistan lowest 10%: 2.8%
highest 10%: 29.6% (2003)
Vanuatu lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Venezuela lowest 10%: 1.7%
highest 10%: 32.7% (2006)
Vietnam lowest 10%: 3.2%
highest 10%: 30.2% (2008)
Virgin Islands lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Wallis and Futuna lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
West Bank lowest 10%: 3.2%
highest 10%: 28.2%
note: includes Gaza Strip (2009 est.)
Western Sahara lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
World lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 30.3% (2008 est.)
Yemen lowest 10%: 2.6%
highest 10%: 30.3% (2008 est.)
Zambia lowest 10%: 1.5%
highest 10%: 47.4% (2010)
Zimbabwe lowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 40.4% (1995)