Denmark: Top 10 percent income share

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 Denmark

Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

 Latest value 23.80
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1987 - 2021
 Average 22.29
 Min - Max 19.80 - 24.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Denmark from 1987 to 2021. The average value for Denmark during that period was 22.29 percent with a minimum of 19.8 percent in 1995 and a maximum of 24 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2021 is 23.8 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 68 countries is 27.63 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
Denmark - Top 10 percent income share - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Denmark - Top 10 percent income share - historical chart - 1987-2021




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 28.30 2021 index points
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