Yemen: Top 10 percent income share

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 Yemen

Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners

 Latest value 29.40
 Year 2014
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1998 - 2014
 Average 28.27
 Min - Max 26.80 - 29.40
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Yemen from 1998 to 2014. The average value for Yemen during that period was 28.27 percent with a minimum of 26.8 percent in 1998 and a maximum of 29.4 percent in 2014. The latest value from 2014 is 29.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 81 countries is 28.55 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Gini inequality index 36.70 2014 index points
 Poverty ratio 48.60 2014 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 19.80 2014 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 85.40 2014 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 29.40 2014 percent
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