Ireland: Top 10 percent income share

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 Ireland

Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

 Latest value 24.80
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1987 - 2021
 Average 25.88
 Min - Max 23.80 - 29.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Ireland from 1987 to 2021. The average value for Ireland during that period was 25.88 percent with a minimum of 23.8 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 29 percent in 1994. The latest value from 2021 is 24.8 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 68 countries is 27.63 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
Ireland - Top 10 percent income share - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Ireland - Top 10 percent income share - historical chart - 1987-2021




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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 Gini inequality index 30.10 2021 index points
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