Costa Rica: Top 10 percent income share

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 Costa Rica

Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

 Latest value 35.70
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1981 - 2022
 Average 35.83
 Min - Max 23.10 - 40.40
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1981 to 2022. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 35.83 percent with a minimum of 23.1 percent in 1986 and a maximum of 40.4 percent in 2002. The latest value from 2022 is 35.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 24 countries is 30.55 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
Costa Rica - Top 10 percent income share - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Costa Rica - Top 10 percent income share - historical chart - 1981-2022




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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 Gini inequality index 47.20 2022 index points
 Poverty ratio 25.50 2022 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 0.90 2022 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 14.10 2022 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 35.70 2022 percent
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