Sao Tome and Principe: Top 10 percent income share

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

 Latest value 32.90
 Year 2017
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2017
 Average 27.20
 Min - Max 24.20 - 32.90
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 2000 to 2017. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 27.2 percent with a minimum of 24.2 percent in 2010 and a maximum of 32.9 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2017 is 32.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 75 countries is 27.63 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 40.70 2017 index points
 Poverty ratio 55.50 2017 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 15.60 2017 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 79.70 2017 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 32.90 2017 percent
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