For that indicator, we provide data for Zimbabwe from 2011 to 2011. The average value for Zimbabwe during that period was 43.2 index points with a minimum of 43.2 index points in 2011 and a maximum of 43.2 index points in 2011.
The latest value from 2011 is 43.2 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2011 based on 76
countries is 36.21 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.