Belgium: Top 10 percent income share

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 Belgium

Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

 Latest value 21.90
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1985 - 2021
 Average 22.49
 Min - Max 20.10 - 28.30
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Belgium from 1985 to 2021. The average value for Belgium during that period was 22.49 percent with a minimum of 20.1 percent in 1992 and a maximum of 28.3 percent in 2000. The latest value from 2021 is 21.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 68 countries is 27.63 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Belgium - Top 10 percent income share - Recent values chart

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Belgium - Top 10 percent income share - historical chart - 1985-2021




Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles.

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