South Korea: Top 10 percent income share

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 South Korea

Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

 Latest value 24.00
 Year 2016
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2006 - 2016
 Average 24.02
 Min - Max 23.60 - 24.50
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 2006 to 2016. The average value for South Korea during that period was 24.02 percent with a minimum of 23.6 percent in 2014 and a maximum of 24.5 percent in 2008. The latest value from 2016 is 24 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 79 countries is 27.87 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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