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Gini inequality index - Country rankings:

The average for 2015 was 36.87 index points.The highest value was in Namibia: 59.1 index points and the lowest value was in Slovenia: 25.4 index points. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
Gini income inequality index, 2015
(index points, Source: The World Bank, TheGlobalEconomy.com)



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.
Gini inequality index in the European union
Gini inequality index in Europe
Gini inequality index in Asia
Gini inequality index in Africa
Gini inequality index in North America
Gini inequality index in South America
Gini inequality index in Australia
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