Gini index for income distribution equality for U.S. families 2018, by race/origin

This statistic shows the Gini index for U.S. families in 2018, by race and Hispanic origin of householder. The Census Bureau defines the Gini index as “a statistical measure of income inequality ranging from 0 to 1. A measure of 1 indicates perfect inequality, i.e., one household having all the income and rest having none. A measure of 0 indicates perfect equality, i.e., all households having an equal share of income.” In 2018, the Gini index for Asian families in the U.S. stood at 0.46.

Gini index for income distribution equality for families in the United States in 2018, by race and Hispanic origin of householder

Gini Index
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Release date

August 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

*Alone, not any other race or Hispanic origin.

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