Ivory Coast: Gini inequality index

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 Ivory Coast

Gini income inequality index

 Latest value 37.2
 Year 2018
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1985 - 2018
 Average 40.28
 Min - Max 36.9 - 45.5
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the Ivory Coast from 1985 to 2018. The average value for the Ivory Coast during that period was 40.28 index points with a minimum of 36.9 index points in 1988 and a maximum of 45.5 index points in 1985. The latest value from 2018 is 37.2 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 88 countries is 35.71 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Ivory Coast - Gini inequality index - recent values

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Ivory Coast - Gini inequality index - historical chart - 1985-2018




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Gini inequality index 37.20 2018 index points
 Poverty ratio 39.50 2018 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 11.50 2018 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 75.60 2018 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 29.00 2018 percent
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