Canada: Top 10 percent income share

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 Canada

Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

 Latest value 24.40
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1971 - 2019
 Average 24.89
 Min - Max 23.20 - 27.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Canada from 1971 to 2019. The average value for Canada during that period was 24.89 percent with a minimum of 23.2 percent in 1989 and a maximum of 27 percent in 1971. The latest value from 2019 is 24.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 69 countries is 27.37 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
Canada - Top 10 percent income share - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Canada - Top 10 percent income share - historical chart - 1971-2019




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 31.70 2019 index points
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 0.20 2019 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 0.70 2019 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 24.40 2019 percent
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