Republic of the Congo: Top 10 percent income share

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 Republic of the Congo

Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

 Latest value 37.90
 Year 2011
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2005 - 2011
 Average 37.40
 Min - Max 36.90 - 37.90
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the Republic of the Congo from 2005 to 2011. The average value for the Republic of the Congo during that period was 37.4 percent with a minimum of 36.9 percent in 2005 and a maximum of 37.9 percent in 2011. The latest value from 2011 is 37.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2011 based on 78 countries is 28.20 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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