Sweden: Top 10 percent income share

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 Sweden

Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

 Latest value 22.40
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1975 - 2020
 Average 21.40
 Min - Max 18.30 - 23.30
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Sweden from 1975 to 2020. The average value for Sweden during that period was 21.4 percent with a minimum of 18.3 percent in 1981 and a maximum of 23.3 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2020 is 22.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 53 countries is 27.38 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Sweden - Top 10 percent income share - Recent values chart

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Sweden - Top 10 percent income share - historical chart - 1975-2020




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 28.90 2020 index points
 Poverty ratio 16.00 2021 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 0.40 2020 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 0.90 2020 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 22.40 2020 percent
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