USA: Uneven economic development

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 USA

Uneven economic development index, 0 (low) - 10 (high)

 Latest value 4.00
 Year 2023
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2007 - 2023
 Average 4.58
 Min - Max 3.40 - 5.80
 Source Fund for Peace
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 2007 to 2023. The average value for the USA during that period was 4.58 index points with a minimum of 3.4 index points in 2020 and a maximum of 5.8 index points in 2007. The latest value from 2023 is 4 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 177 countries is 5.30 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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USA - Uneven economic development - Recent values chart

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USA - Uneven economic development - historical chart - 2007-2023




Definition: The Uneven economic development indicator considers inequality within the economy, irrespective of the actual performance of an economy. The higher the value of the index, the higher the inequality in the country's economy.

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