Nicaragua: Top 10 percent income share

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Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

 Latest value 37.20
 Year 2014
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1993 - 2014
 Average 40.25
 Min - Max 34.20 - 44.20
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Nicaragua from 1993 to 2014. The average value for Nicaragua during that period was 40.25 percent with a minimum of 34.2 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 44.2 percent in 1993. The latest value from 2014 is 37.2 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 81 countries is 28.55 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 46.20 2014 index points
 Poverty ratio 24.90 2016 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 3.90 2014 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 42.10 2014 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 37.20 2014 percent
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