Lesotho: Top 10 percent income share

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Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

 Latest value 32.90
 Year 2017
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1986 - 2017
 Average 40.78
 Min - Max 32.90 - 48.30
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 1986 to 2017. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 40.78 percent with a minimum of 32.9 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 48.3 percent in 1994. The latest value from 2017 is 32.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 75 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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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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