Slovakia: Gini inequality index

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Gini income inequality index

 Latest value 23.20
 Year 2019
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2004 - 2019
 Average 26.08
 Min - Max 23.20 - 29.30
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Slovakia from 2004 to 2019. The average value for Slovakia during that period was 26.08 index points with a minimum of 23.2 index points in 2017 and a maximum of 29.3 index points in 2005. The latest value from 2019 is 23.2 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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Slovakia - Gini inequality index - historical chart - 2004-2019

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 23.20 2019 index points
 Poverty ratio 13.70 2021 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 0.10 2019 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 2.00 2019 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 18.80 2019 percent
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