Fiji: Gini inequality index

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 Fiji

Gini income inequality index

 Latest value 30.70
 Year 2019
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2002 - 2019
 Average 36.48
 Min - Max 30.70 - 40.40
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Fiji from 2002 to 2019. The average value for Fiji during that period was 36.48 index points with a minimum of 30.7 index points in 2019 and a maximum of 40.4 index points in 2008. The latest value from 2019 is 30.7 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 75 countries is 35.06 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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 Gini inequality index 30.70 2019 index points
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 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 52.60 2019 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 24.20 2019 percent
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