South Korea: Top 10 percent income share

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

South Korea: Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

: For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 2006 to 2012. The average value for South Korea during that period was 24.13 percent with a minimum of 23.8 percent in 2012 and a maximum of 24.5 percent in 2008. The latest value from 2012 is 23.8 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2012 based on 78 countries is 28.36 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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