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Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners, 2020:

The average for 2020 based on 53 countries was 27.38 percent. The highest value was in Colombia: 41.8 percent and the lowest value was in Slovenia: 20.5 percent. The indicator is available from 1963 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Top 10 percent income share, 2020 Global rank Available data
Colombia 41.8 1 1992 - 2021
Brazil 39.4 2 1981 - 2021
Costa Rica 37 3 1981 - 2022
Ecuador 36 4 1994 - 2022
Chile 35.8 5 1987 - 2020
Mexico 35.5 6 1989 - 2020
Paraguay 33.3 7 1990 - 2022
Peru 32.9 8 1997 - 2021
Bolivia 32.6 9 1997 - 2021
Bulgaria 32.6 10 2006 - 2020
Gambia 30.6 11 1998 - 2020
Domin. Rep. 30.4 12 1986 - 2021
Argentina 30.3 13 1980 - 2021
Uruguay 29.9 14 2006 - 2021
Indonesia 29.5 15 1984 - 2022
USA 29.5 16 1963 - 2021
China 29.4 17 1990 - 2020
Russia 29 18 1997 - 2020
Kenya 28.6 19 1992 - 2021
Lithuania 28.5 20 2004 - 2020
Vietnam 28.5 21 1992 - 2020
India 28 22 1977 - 2021
Latvia 27.5 23 2004 - 2020
Serbia 27.1 24 2012 - 2020
Thailand 27 25 1981 - 2021
Portugal 26.9 26 2003 - 2020
Cyprus 26.3 27 2004 - 2020
Georgia 26.2 28 1996 - 2021
Italy 26.1 29 1986 - 2020
Greece 25.2 30 1995 - 2020
Malta 25.1 31 2006 - 2020
Luxembourg 25 32 1985 - 2020
Spain 25 33 1980 - 2020
UK 25 34 1968 - 2020
France 24.5 35 1970 - 2020
Romania 24.2 36 2006 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan 24 37 2000 - 2020
Ireland 23.8 38 1987 - 2020
Estonia 23.5 39 2003 - 2020
Hungary 23.3 40 2004 - 2020
Austria 23.1 41 1994 - 2020
Denmark 22.9 42 1987 - 2020
Albania 22.8 43 1996 - 2020
Finland 22.6 44 1987 - 2020
Czechia 22.5 45 1992 - 2020
Sweden 22.4 46 1975 - 2020
Croatia 22.3 47 2009 - 2020
Ukraine 21.8 48 1992 - 2020
Netherlands 21.6 49 1983 - 2020
Armenia 21.5 50 1999 - 2021
Belgium 21.4 51 1985 - 2020
Belarus 20.7 52 1998 - 2020
Slovenia 20.5 53 2004 - 2020



Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles.
41.80
39.40
37.00
36.00
35.80
35.50
33.30
32.90
32.60
32.60
30.60
30.40
30.30
29.90
29.50
29.50
29.40
29.00
28.60
28.50
28.50
28.00
27.50
27.10
27.00
26.90
26.30
26.20
26.10
25.20
25.10
25.00
25.00
25.00
24.50
24.20
24.00
23.80
23.50
23.30
23.10
22.90
22.80
22.60
22.50
22.40
22.30
21.80
21.60
21.50
21.40
20.70
20.50
0
10.5
20.9
31.4
41.8
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