Dominican Republic: Gini inequality index

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 Dominican Republic

Gini income inequality index

 Latest value 37.00
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1986 - 2022
 Average 47.01
 Min - Max 37.00 - 52.10
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Dominican Republic from 1986 to 2022. The average value for Dominican Republic during that period was 47.01 index points with a minimum of 37 index points in 2022 and a maximum of 52.1 index points in 2003. The latest value from 2022 is 37 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 24 countries is 39.35 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Dominican Republic - Gini inequality index - historical chart - 1986-2022

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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 Gini inequality index 37.00 2022 index points
 Poverty ratio 23.90 2021 percent
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 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 21.50 2022 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 28.30 2022 percent
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