Income Equality/Distribution by Country

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Country Income share held by fourth 20% Income share held by highest 10% Income share held by highest 20% Income share held by lowest 10% Income share held by lowest 20% Income share held by second 20% Income share held by third 20%
1) Albania
22.8
22.9
37.8
3.7
8.9
13.2
17.3
2) Argentina
22.9
30.8
47.8
1.6
4.8
9.6
14.9
3) Armenia
21.8
26.7
40.7
3.4
8.2
12.6
16.7
4) Austria
22.7
24.1
38.7
3.1
8.1
13.2
17.5
5) Belarus
22.4
22.2
36.4
4
9.5
14
17.7
6) Belgium
22.8
22.4
36.8
3.4
8.6
13.9
17.8
7) Benin
20.8
37.6
52.1
1
3.2
9.6
14.1
8) Bhutan
21.4
30.7
46
2.8
6.7
10.8
15
9) Bolivia
22.4
33.4
50
1
3.8
9.2
14.5
10) Brazil
19.6
40.5
56
1.1
3.6
8
12.8
11) Bulgaria
22.1
28.8
43.9
2
6
11.8
16.2
12) Burkina Faso
20.6
29.6
44.3
3.6
8.3
11.7
15.1
13) Burundi
20.9
31.3
46.7
2.6
6.6
10.9
14.9
14) Cambodia
21.7
25.2
40.2
3.93
9.05
12.6
16.3
15) Cameroon
21.6
35
51.6
1.7
4.5
8.5
13.7
16) Canada
23.3
25.3
40.8
2.4
6.6
12.4
17
17) Chile
19.7
38
53.6
1.7
4.8
8.9
13
18) China
22.3
31.4
47.9
2
5.2
9.8
14.9
19) Colombia
20.3
39.6
55.6
1.2
3.6
7.8
12.6
20) Comoros
22.1
33.4
50.1
1.6
4.5
9.3
14
21) Costa Rica
20.7
36.7
53.6
1.5
4.3
8.5
12.9
22) Croatia
23.5
24.1
39.2
2.6
7.1
12.8
17.4
23) Cyprus
21.3
28.8
43.6
3
7.6
11.8
15.8
24) Czech Republic
21.9
22.1
36
3.9
9.7
14.6
17.8
25) DR Congo
21.6
32
48.4
2.1
5.5
10
14.5
26) Denmark
22
23.7
37.9
3.6
9.1
13.8
17.3
27) Djibouti
20.9
34.1
50
1.7
4.9
9.7
14.6
28) Dominican Republic
21
34.6
50.8
1.9
5.1
9.3
13.9
29) Ecuador
20.8
35.8
51.9
1.5
4.5
9.2
13.6
30) Egypt
20.6
27.8
41.5
3.9
9.1
12.8
16
31) El Salvador
21.4
32
47.4
2.4
6.1
10.4
14.8
32) Estonia
22.5
26.2
42.1
2.4
7
12.3
16.1
33) Fiji
21.4
29.4
44.4
3.2
7.6
11.4
15.2
34) Finland
22.5
22
36.4
3.9
9.4
14.1
17.5
35) France
22
26
40.5
3.2
8
12.7
16.8
36) Georgia
22.7
28.9
44.8
2.3
6.1
10.8
15.5
37) Germany
22.4
24.9
39.8
3.3
8.1
12.9
16.9
38) Ghana
22
31.6
48.2
2
5.4
9.8
14.6
39) Greece
23.3
26.1
41.8
2
5.9
11.9
17
40) Guatemala
20.1
38.4
53.9
1.6
4.4
8.5
13.1
41) Guinea
22.4
26.4
41.5
3
7.6
12.2
16.4
42) Haiti
22
31
46.9
2.1
5.6
10.3
15.2
43) Honduras
21.1
37.8
54.5
1.2
3.6
7.8
13
44) Hungary
22.9
24
38.7
2.9
7.6
13.2
17.6
45) Iceland
22.5
21.3
35.3
3.9
9.7
14.3
18.1
46) Indonesia
20.7
31.9
47.4
3.1
7.2
10.4
14.3
47) Iran
21.9
29.8
45.7
2.4
6.3
10.9
15.3
48) Iraq
22.5
23.7
38.5
3.7
8.8
13.1
17.1
49) Ireland
22.5
24.9
40.1
3.1
7.9
12.8
16.7
50) Israel
23.5
29.6
46
1.7
4.7
10
15.8
51) Italy
23.3
25.5
41
2
6.2
12.3
17.2
52) Ivory Coast
21.6
32.1
48
2.1
5.7
10.2
14.6
53) Kazakhstan
22.3
22.3
36.6
4.3
10
13.8
17.3
54) Kyrgyzstan
21.5
24.8
38.8
4.1
9.5
13.4
16.8
55) Laos
21
29.8
44.6
3.2
7.6
11.5
15.4
56) Latvia
22.7
26.6
42.2
2.3
6.6
12.3
16.3
57) Liberia
22.3
26
41.3
3.2
7.8
12.1
16.5
58) Lithuania
22.3
28.9
44.1
2.1
6
11.6
16
59) Luxembourg
22.9
24.3
39.1
3.2
7.9
12.9
17.2
60) Macedonia
24.3
25
41
1.7
5.6
11.9
17.2
61) Madagascar
20.7
33.5
49.4
2.2
5.7
10
14.1
62) Mauritania
23.1
24.8
40
3
7.6
12.4
17
63) Mauritius
21.2
29
43.9
3
7.4
11.8
15.7
64) Mexico
18.9
39.7
54.5
1.9
5.1
8.8
12.7
65) Micronesia
22.5
29.7
46
1.9
5.5
10.7
15.3
66) Moldova
22.3
22.5
36.9
4.1
9.7
13.7
17.5
67) Mongolia
22.3
25.5
40.3
3.3
8.1
12.6
16.7
68) Montenegro
22.1
25.7
40.5
3.5
8.5
12.3
16.6
69) Myanmar
20.6
31.7
45.7
3
7.3
11.3
15
70) Netherlands
22.4
23.3
37.7
3.5
8.8
13.7
17.4
71) Nicaragua
19.9
37.5
52.4
1.9
5
9.1
13.6
72) Niger
22
26.8
42.2
3.2
7.8
11.9
16
73) Norway
22.8
21.6
35.9
3.5
9.1
14.2
18
74) Pakistan
21.3
26
40.3
4
9.2
12.9
16.4
75) Panama
20.3
39.3
55.5
1.1
3.5
8
12.8
76) Paraguay
20.9
36.8
53
1.4
4.1
8.7
13.3
77) Peru
21.7
33.4
49.6
1.6
4.6
9.6
14.5
78) Philippines
21.4
31.3
47.3
2.7
6.6
10.3
14.5
79) Poland
22.5
25.2
40.2
3.3
8
12.5
16.8
80) Portugal
22.3
27.4
42.6
2.3
6.5
12.2
16.4
81) Romania
23.1
21.6
36.4
3.6
8.9
13.7
17.9
82) Russia
21.5
29.7
45.3
2.8
6.9
11.1
15.2
83) Rwanda
17.5
43.2
57.1
2.1
5.2
8.4
11.8
84) Serbia
22.7
22.9
37.8
3.5
8.6
13.4
17.5
85) Seychelles
18.4
39.9
53
1.9
5.4
9.8
13.3
86) Slovakia
23.5
20.3
34.5
2.9
8.4
14.7
19
87) Slovenia
22.5
21.1
35.4
3.8
9.4
14.5
18.1
88) Solomon Islands
21.5
29.3
44.6
2.8
7
11.4
15.5
89) South Korea
23.2
23.8
39
2.6
7.3
13
17.5
90) Spain
23.6
26
41.9
1.8
5.7
11.8
17
91) Sri Lanka
20.5
32.2
47
3
7.1
10.8
14.5
92) Sweden
22.9
21.5
36.3
3.5
9
14.1
17.7
93) Switzerland
22.5
25.5
40.5
3.3
7.9
12.4
16.6
94) Tajikistan
22.4
26.4
41.7
3
7.4
12
16.4
95) Thailand
21.75
30.43
46.32
2.76
6.65
10.44
14.84
96) Togo
22.4
31.6
48.6
1.9
5
9.5
14.4
97) Turkey
21.6
31.6
47.7
2.2
5.8
10.2
14.7
98) Uganda
20.6
32.9
48.3
2.5
6.4
10.4
14.3
99) Ukraine
22.4
21.6
35.6
4.2
10
14.3
17.8
100) United Kingdom
22.9
26.2
41.3
2.9
7.3
12
16.6
101) United States
22.7
30.2
46.4
1.7
5.1
10.3
15.4
102) Uruguay
22.5
30.8
47.2
1.9
5.1
10
15.1
103) Vietnam
22.4
26.8
42.2
2.7
7.1
12
16.4
104) Yemen
21.2
29.4
44.7
3
7.3
11.5
15.3
105) Zambia
19.3
44.4
61.3
1
2.9
6
10.6
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