India: Top 10 percent income share

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

India: Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

: For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1983 to 2011. The average value for India during that period was 29.23 percent with a minimum of 26.4 percent in 1983 and a maximum of 31.7 percent in 2011. The latest value from 2011 is 31.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2011 based on 75 countries is 28.34 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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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