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U.N. Data on World Inequality
Source Dave Anderson
Date 07/11/28/07:55

Country ↓ UN Richest 10% to poorest 10% ↓ UN Richest 20% to poorest 20% ↓ UN Gini index ↓ UN Survey year ↓ CIA Gini index ↓

Albania 5.9 4.1 28.2 (2002) 26.7 (2005)
Algeria 9.6 6.1 35.3 (1995) 35.3 (1995)
Argentina 34.5 17.6 52.8 (2003)[1] 48.3 (2006)
Armenia 8 5 33.8 (2003) 41 (2004)
Australia 12.5 7 35.2 (1994) 35.2 (2004)
Austria 6.9 4.4 29.1 (2000) 31 (2002)
Azerbaijan 3.3 2.6 19 (2002) 36.5 (2001)
Bangladesh 6.8 4.6 31.8 (2000) 31.8 (2005)
Belarus 6.9 4.5 29.7 (2002) 30.4 (2000)
Belgium 8.2 4.9 33 (2000) 25 (1996)
Benin 9.4 6 36.5 (2003) n/a
Bolivia 168.1 42.3 60.1 (2002) 60.6 (2002)
Bosnia and Herzegovina 5.4 3.8 26.2 (2001) 26.2 (2001)
Botswana 77.6 31.5 63 (1993) 63 (1993)
Brazil 57.8 23.7 58 (2003) 56.7 (2005)
Bulgaria 7 4.4 29.2 (2003) 31.6 (2005)
Burkina Faso 11.6 6.9 39.5 (2003) 48.2 (1998)
Burundi 19.3 9.5 42.4 (1998) 33.3 (1998)
Cambodia 11.6 6.9 40.4 (1997) 40 (2004 est.)
Cameroon 15.7 9.1 44.6 (2001) 44.6 (2001)
Canada 9.4 5.5 32.6 (2000) 33.1 (1998)
Central African Republic 69.2 32.7 61.3 (1993) 61.3 (1993)
Chile 40.6 18.7 53.8 (2003) [citation needed] (2000) 53.8 (2003)
People's Republic of China 18.4 10.7 44.7 (2001) 44 (2002)
Colombia 63.8 25.3 58.6 (2003) 53.8 (2005)
Costa Rica 30 14.2 49.9 (2001) 46.5 (2005)
Cote d'Ivoire 16.6 9.7 44.6 (2002) 45.2 (1998)
Croatia 7.3 4.8 29 (2001) 29 (2001)
Czech Republic 5.2 3.5 25.4 (1996) 27.3 (2003)
Denmark 8.1 4.3 24.7 (1997) 23.2 (2002)
Dominican Republic 30 14.4 51.7 (2003) 47.4 (1998)
Ecuador 44.9 17.3 43.7 (1998) 42[1] (2003)
Egypt 8 5.1 34.4 (199900) 34.4 (2001)
El Salvador 57.5 20.9 52.4 (2002) 52.5 (2001)
Estonia 10.8 6.4 35.8 (2003) 33 (2003)
Ethiopia 6.6 4.3 30 (199900) 30 (2000)
European Union n/a n/a n/a n/a 31.3 (2003 est.)
Finland 5.6 3.8 26.9 (2000) 26.9 (2000)
France 9.1 5.6 32.7 (1995) 26.7 (2002)
Gambia 20.2 11.2 50.2 (1998) n/a
Georgia 15.4 8.3 40.4 (2003) 38 (2003)
Germany 6.9 4.3 28.3 (2000) 28.3 (2000)
Ghana 14.1 8.4 40.8 (199899) 30 (2004)
Greece 10.2 6.2 34.3 (2000) 35.1 (2003)
Guatemala 48.2 20.3 55.1 (2002) 59.9 (2005)
Guinea 12.3 7.3 40.3 (1994) 38.1 (2006)
Guinea-Bissau 19 10.3 47 (1993) 40.3 (1994) [citation needed]
Haiti 71.7 26.6 59.2 (2001) n/a
Honduras 34.2 17.2 53.8 (2003) 55 (1999)
Hong Kong 17.8 9.7 43.4 (1996) 53.3 (2006)
Hungary 5.5 3.8 26.9 (2002) 26.9 (2002)
India 7.3 4.9 32.5 (199900) 32.5 (2000)
Indonesia 7.8 5.2 34.3 (2002) 34.8 (2004)
Iran 17.2 9.7 43 (1998) 43 (1998)
Ireland 9.4 5.6 34.3 (2000) 35.9 (1996)
Israel 13.4 7.9 39.2 (2001) 38.6 (2005)
Italy 11.6 6.5 36 (2000) 36 (2000)
Jamaica 11.4 6.9 37.9 (2000) 38.1 (2003)
Japan 4.5 3.4 24.9 (1993) 38.1 (2004)
Jordan 11.3 6.9 38.8 (200203) 36.4 (1997)
Kazakhstan 8.5 5.6 33.9 (2003) 31.5 (2003)
Kenya 13.6 8.2 42.5 (1997) 44.5 (1997)
South Korea 7.8 4.7 31.6 (1998) 35.8 (2000)
Kyrgyzstan 6.4 4.4 30.3 (2003) 29 (2001)
Laos 8.3 5.4 34.6 (2002) 37 (1997)
Latvia 11.6 6.8 37.7 (2003) 35 (2003)
Lesotho 105 44.2 63.2 (1995) 63.2 (1995)
Lithuania 10.4 6.3 36 (2003) 32.5 (2003)
Madagascar 19.2 11 47.5 (2001) 47.5 (2001)
Malawi 22.7 11.6 50.3 (1997) 50.3 (1997)
Malaysia 22.1 12.4 49.2 (1997) 46.1 (2002)
Mali 23.1 12.2 50.5 (1994) 50.5 (1994)
Mauritania 12 7.4 39 (2000) 39 (2000)
Mauritius n/a n/a n/a n/a 37 (1987 est.)
Mexico 24.6 12.8 47.3 (2006) [citation needed] (2002) 54.6 (2006)
Moldova 8.2 5.3 33.2 (2003) 33.2 (2003)
Mongolia 17.8 9.1 30.3 (1998) 44 (1998)
Morocco 11.7 7.2 39.5 (199899) 40 (2005 est.)
Mozambique 12.5 7.2 39.6 (199697) 39.6 (1996-97)
Namibia 128.8 56.1 74.3 (1993) 70.7 (2003)
Nepal 15.8 9.1 47.2 (200304) 37.7 (FY04/05)
Netherlands 9.2 5.1 30.9 (1999) 30.9 (2005)
New Zealand 12.5 6.8 36.2 (1997) 36.2 (1997)
Nicaragua 15.5 8.8 43.1 (2001) 55.1 (2001)
Niger 46 20.7 50.5 (1995) 50.5 (1995)
Nigeria 17.8 9.7 43.7 (2003) 50.6 (1996-97)
Norway 6.1 3.9 25.8 (2000) 25.8 (2000)
Pakistan 6.5 4.3 30.6 (2004) 41 (FY98/99)
Panama 54.7 23.9 56.4 (2002) 56.4 (2004)
Papua New Guinea 23.8 12.6 50.9 (1996) 50.9 (1996)
Paraguay 73.4 27.8 57.8 (2002) 56.8 (1999)
Peru 40.5 18.6 54.6 (2002) 49.8 (2000)
Philippines 16.5 9.7 46.1 (2000) 46.1 (2003)
Poland 8.8 5.6 34.5 (2002) 34.1 (2002)
Portugal 15 8 38.5 (1997) 38.5 (1997)
Romania 7.5 4.9 31 (2003) 28.8 (2003)
Russia 12.7 7.6 39.9 (2002) 40.5 (2005)
Rwanda 5.8 (1983-5) 4 (1983-5) 45.1 (2003)[2] 28.9 (1985)
Senegal 12.8 7.5 41.3 (1995) 41.3 (1995)
Sierra Leone 87.2 57.6 62.9 (1989) 62.9 (1989)
Singapore 17.7 9.7 42.5 (1998) 42.5 (1998)
Slovakia 6.7 4 25.8 (1996) 25.8 (1996)
Slovenia 5.9 3.9 28.4 (199899) 28.4 (1998)
South Africa 33.1 17.9 57.8 (2000) 59.3 (2005)
Spain 10.3 6 34.7 (2000) 32.5 (1990)
Sri Lanka 8.1 5.1 33.2 (199900) 50 (FY03/04)
Swaziland 49.7 23.8 60.9 (1994) n/a
Sweden 6.2 4 25 (2000) 25 (2000)
Switzerland 9 5.5 33.7 (2000) 33.1 (2005)
Tajikistan 7.8 5.2 32.6 (2003) 34.7 (1998)
Tanzania 9.2 5.8 34.6 (200001) 38.2 (1993)
Thailand 12.6 7.7 42 (2002) 51.1 (2002)
Timor-Leste n/a n/a n/a n/a 38 (2002 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago 14.4 8.3 40.3 (1992) n/a
Tunisia 13.4 7.9 39.8 (2000) 40 (2005 est.)
Turkey 16.8 9.3 38 (2005) [citation needed] 2003 42 (2004)
Turkmenistan 12.3 7.7 40.8 (1998) 40.8 (1998)
Uganda 14.9 8.4 43 (1999) 43 (1999)
Ukraine 5.9 4.1 28.1 (2003) 31 (2006)
United Kingdom 13.8 7.2 36 (1999) 36.8 (2004)
United States 15.9 8.4 40.8 (2000) 45 (2004)
Uruguay 17.9 10.2 44.9 (2003)[1] 45.2 (2006)
Uzbekistan 6.1 4 26.8 (2000) 26.8 (2000)
Venezuela 20.4 10.6 44.1 (2000) 49.1 (1998)
Vietnam 9.4 6 37 (2002) 36.1 (2004)
Yemen 8.6 5.6 33.4 (1998) 33.4 (1998)
Zambia 13.9 8 42.1 (200203) 52.6 (1998)
Zimbabwe 22 12 61 (2003) [citation needed] (1995) 56.8 (2003)

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