Gini Index - countries with the biggest inequality in income distribution 2017

This statistic shows the 20 countries with the biggest inequality in income distribution in 2017* based on the Gini index. The income Gini coefficient measures the deviation of the distribution of income (or consumption) among individuals or households within a country from a perfectly equal distribution. A value of 0 represents absolute equality, a value of 100 absolute inequality. In 2017, South Africa had the highest inequality in income distribution with a Gini score of 63.

Ranking of the 20 countries with the biggest inequality in income distribution in 2017, based on the Gini index

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Source

Release date

December 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2010-2017

Supplementary notes

According to the source, the data refers to the latest number of the given period. For all countries that year is between 2010 and 2017

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