Malawi: Top 10 percent income share

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 Malawi

Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

 Latest value 31.00
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1997 - 2019
 Average 40.06
 Min - Max 31.00 - 61.50
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Malawi from 1997 to 2019. The average value for Malawi during that period was 40.06 percent with a minimum of 31 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 61.5 percent in 1997. The latest value from 2019 is 31 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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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 38.50 2019 index points
 Poverty ratio 50.70 2019 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 70.10 2019 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 97.30 2019 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 31.00 2019 percent
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