Germany: Top 10 percent income share

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 Germany

Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

 Latest value 25.2
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2019
 Average 23.91
 Min - Max 22.3 - 25.2
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1991 to 2019. The average value for Germany during that period was 23.91 percent with a minimum of 22.3 percent in 1996 and a maximum of 25.2 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2019 is 25.2 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 69 countries is 27.37 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
Germany - Top 10 percent income share - recent values

Historical chart
Germany - Top 10 percent income share - historical chart - 1991-2019




Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Gini inequality index 31.70 2019 index points
 Poverty ratio 14.70 2021 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 0.00 2019 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 0.20 2019 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 25.20 2019 percent
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