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Percent income earned by the top 10 percent of earners, 2017 - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 based on 65 countries was 28.29 percent.The highest value was in Sao Tome and Principe: 49.2 percent and the lowest value was in Slovenia: 20.4 percent. The indicator is available from 1967 to 2018. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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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.
Top 10 percent income share in the European union
Top 10 percent income share in Europe
Top 10 percent income share in Asia
Top 10 percent income share in Africa
Top 10 percent income share in North America
Top 10 percent income share in South America
Top 10 percent income share in Australia


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