Switzerland: Top 10 percent income share

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 Switzerland

Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

 Latest value 25.8
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1982 - 2018
 Average 25.77
 Min - Max 24.1 - 28.6
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Switzerland from 1982 to 2018. The average value for Switzerland during that period was 25.77 percent with a minimum of 24.1 percent in 2002 and a maximum of 28.6 percent in 1982. The latest value from 2018 is 25.8 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 88 countries is 27.85 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
Switzerland - Top 10 percent income share - recent values

Historical chart
Switzerland - Top 10 percent income share - historical chart - 1982-2018




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 33.10 2018 index points
 Poverty ratio 14.70 2020 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 0.00 2018 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 0.20 2018 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 25.80 2018 percent
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