Benin: Top 10 percent income share

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 Benin

Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

 Latest value 30.00
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2003 - 2018
 Average 33.30
 Min - Max 30.00 - 37.60
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 2003 to 2018. The average value for Benin during that period was 33.3 percent with a minimum of 30 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 37.6 percent in 2015. The latest value from 2018 is 30 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 88 countries is 27.85 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Gini inequality index 37.90 2018 index points
 Poverty ratio 38.50 2018 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 20.10 2018 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 83.60 2018 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 30.00 2018 percent
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