Brazil: Top 10 percent income share

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 Brazil

Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

 Latest value 41.5
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1981 - 2021
 Average 44.62
 Min - Max 39.4 - 51.1
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1981 to 2021. The average value for Brazil during that period was 44.62 percent with a minimum of 39.4 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 51.1 percent in 1989. The latest value from 2021 is 41.5 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 22 countries is 31.47 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Brazil - Top 10 percent income share - recent values

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Brazil - Top 10 percent income share - historical chart - 1981-2021




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 52.90 2021 index points
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 5.80 2021 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 28.40 2021 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 41.50 2021 percent
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