Mozambique: Gini inequality index

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 Mozambique

Gini income inequality index

 Latest value 50.5
 Year 2019
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1996 - 2019
 Average 50.14
 Min - Max 45.6 - 54
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Mozambique from 1996 to 2019. The average value for Mozambique during that period was 50.14 index points with a minimum of 45.6 index points in 2008 and a maximum of 54 index points in 2014. The latest value from 2019 is 50.5 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 70 countries is 35.21 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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 50.50 2019 index points
 Poverty ratio 46.10 2014 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 74.40 2019 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 96.10 2019 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 41.20 2019 percent
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