Nigeria: Top 10 percent income share

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 Nigeria

Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

 Latest value 26.70
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1985 - 2018
 Average 29.65
 Min - Max 26.70 - 40.70
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 1985 to 2018. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 29.65 percent with a minimum of 26.7 percent in 2012 and a maximum of 40.7 percent in 1996. The latest value from 2018 is 26.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 88 countries is 27.85 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 35.10 2018 index points
 Poverty ratio 40.10 2018 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 30.90 2018 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 90.80 2018 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 26.70 2018 percent
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