United Kingdom: Top 10 percent income share

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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United Kingdom: Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners, 1969 - 2017:

For that indicator, we provide data for the United Kingdom from 1969 to 2017. The average value for the United Kingdom during that period was 26.59 percent with a minimum of 22.4 percent in 1979 and a maximum of 30.5 percent in 2000. The latest value from 2017 is 26.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 70 countries is 28.09 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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