Djibouti: Gini inequality index

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 Djibouti

Gini income inequality index

 Latest value 41.60
 Year 2017
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2002 - 2017
 Average 42.70
 Min - Max 40.00 - 45.10
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Djibouti from 2002 to 2017. The average value for Djibouti during that period was 42.7 index points with a minimum of 40 index points in 2002 and a maximum of 45.1 index points in 2012. The latest value from 2017 is 41.6 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 75 countries is 35.59 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Gini index measures the extent to which the distribution of income (or, in some cases, consumption expenditure) among individuals or households within an economy deviates from a perfectly equal distribution. A Lorenz curve plots the cumulative percentages of total income received against the cumulative number of recipients, starting with the poorest individual or household. The Gini index measures the area between the Lorenz curve and a hypothetical line of absolute equality, expressed as a percentage of the maximum area under the line. Thus a Gini index of 0 represents perfect equality, while an index of 100 implies perfect inequality.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Gini inequality index 41.60 2017 index points
 Poverty ratio 21.10 2017 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 19.10 2017 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 78.50 2017 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 32.30 2017 percent
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