Gini index of income inequality: the extent to which the distribution of income (or consumption) among individuals or households within a country deviates from a perfectly equal distribution. A value of 0 represents absolute equality, a value of 100 absolute inequality. Only nations of 200,000+ population included. Source: The United Nations Human Development Reports
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