For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Syria from 2004 to 2004. The average value for Syria during that period was 35.8 index points with a minimum of 35.8 index points in 2004 and a maximum of 35.8 index points in 2004.
The latest value from 2004 is 35.8 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2004 based on 72
countries is 37.85 index points.
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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.