Cameroon: Top 10 percent income share

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 Cameroon

Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

 Latest value 35.00
 Year 2014
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1996 - 2014
 Average 34.45
 Min - Max 33.00 - 36.20
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Cameroon from 1996 to 2014. The average value for Cameroon during that period was 34.45 percent with a minimum of 33 percent in 2007 and a maximum of 36.2 percent in 1996. The latest value from 2014 is 35 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 81 countries is 28.55 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 46.60 2014 index points
 Poverty ratio 37.50 2014 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 25.70 2014 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 74.80 2014 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 35.00 2014 percent
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