Income Inequality (2000-2010, most recent measure)
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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.

Complete List

RankingNationValue
--Afghanistan --
91Albania 33.0
80Algeria 35.3
6Angola 58.6
28Argentina 48.8
100Armenia 30.2
81Australia 35.2
104Austria 29.1
115Azerbaijan 16.8
--Bahamas, The --
--Bahrain --
98Bangladesh 31.0
--Barbados --
106Belarus 28.8
91Belgium 33.0
4Belize 59.6
63Benin 38.6
35Bhutan 46.8
9Bolivia 57.2
75Bosnia and Herzegovina 36.3
3Botswana 61.0
11Brazil 55.0
--Brunei --
103Bulgaria 29.2
60Burkina Faso 39.6
--Burma (Myanmar) --
90Burundi 33.3
40Cambodia 44.2
38Cameroon 44.6
93Canada 32.6
25Cape Verde 50.4
44Central African Republic 43.6
59Chad 39.8
20Chile 52.0
52China 41.5
7Colombia 58.5
2Comoros 64.3
39Congo, Democratic Republic of the 44.4
31Congo, Republic of the 47.3
27Costa Rica 48.9
29Cote d'Ivoire 48.4
105Croatia 29.0
--Cuba --
--Cyprus --
111Czech Republic 25.8
114Denmark 24.7
58Djibouti 39.9
29Dominican Republic 48.4
13Ecuador 54.4
94Egypt 32.1
34El Salvador 46.9
--Equatorial Guinea --
--Eritrea --
77Estonia 36.0
102Ethiopia 29.8
--Fiji --
110Finland 26.9
92France 32.7
--French Guiana --
--French Polynesia --
52Gabon 41.5
31Gambia, The 47.3
56Georgia 40.8
107Germany 28.3
49Ghana 42.8
86Greece 34.3
--Guadeloupe --
14Guatemala 53.7
46Guinea 43.3
79Guinea-Bissau 35.5
47Guyana 43.2
5Haiti 59.5
10Honduras 55.3
45Hong Kong 43.4
101Hungary 30.0
--Iceland --
72India 36.8
69Indonesia 37.6
65Iran 38.3
--Iraq --
86Ireland 34.3
61Israel 39.2
--Israeli Occupied Territories (Palestine) --
77Italy 36.0
37Jamaica 45.5
113Japan 24.9
68Jordan 37.7
99Kazakhstan 30.9
30Kenya 47.7
--Korea, (North) Democratic Republic of --
96Korea, (South) Republic of 31.6
--Kosovo --
--Kuwait --
89Kyrgyzstan 33.5
93Laos 32.6
75Latvia 36.3
--Lebanon --
18Lesotho 52.5
17Liberia 52.6
--Libya --
78Lithuania 35.8
--Luxembourg --
--Macau --
49Macedonia 42.8
32Madagascar 47.2
62Malawi 39.0
66Malaysia 37.9
70Maldives 37.4
62Mali 39.0
--Malta --
--Martinique --
62Mauritania 39.0
--Mauritius --
--Mayotte --
21Mexico 51.6
70Moldova 37.4
74Mongolia 36.6
71Montenegro 36.9
55Morocco 40.9
33Mozambique 47.1
1Namibia 74.3
31Nepal 47.3
99Netherlands 30.9
--New Caledonia --
76New Zealand 36.2
19Nicaragua 52.3
42Niger 43.9
48Nigeria 42.9
111Norway 25.8
--Oman --
97Pakistan 31.2
12Panama 54.9
22Papua New Guinea 50.9
15Paraguay 53.2
24Peru 50.5
41Philippines 44.0
82Poland 34.9
64Portugal 38.5
--Puerto Rico --
--Qatar --
--Reunion --
94Romania 32.1
43Russia 43.7
36Rwanda 46.7
--Saudi Arabia --
61Senegal 39.2
108Serbia 28.2
51Sierra Leone 42.5
51Singapore 42.5
111Slovakia 25.8
97Slovenia 31.2
--Solomon Islands --
--Somalia --
8South Africa 57.8
83Spain 34.7
54Sri Lanka 41.1
--Sudan --
16Suriname 52.8
23Swaziland 50.7
112Sweden 25.0
87Switzerland 33.7
--Syria --
--Taiwan --
88Tajikistan 33.6
84Tanzania 34.6
51Thailand 42.5
95Timor-Leste 31.9
85Togo 34.4
57Trinidad and Tobago 40.3
56Tunisia 40.8
53Turkey 41.2
56Turkmenistan 40.8
50Uganda 42.6
109Ukraine 27.6
--United Arab Emirates --
77United Kingdom 36.0
56United States (General) 40.8
33Uruguay 47.1
73Uzbekistan 36.7
--Vanuatu --
45Venezuela 43.4
67Vietnam 37.8
--Western Sahara --
68Yemen 37.7
23Zambia 50.7
26Zimbabwe 50.1


Source

The data presented in QuickLists are from a variety of sources including the U.S. Census Bureau's International Data Base, the U.S. State Department's International Religious Freedom Report, the United Nations Human Development Reports, and others.

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