Latin America: Gini coefficient income distribution inequality, by country

Income distribution inequality based on Gini coefficient in Latin America as of 2017, by country

by Marina Pasquali, last edited Mar 11, 2019
Latin America: Gini coefficient income distribution inequality, by country This statistic depicts a ranking of Latin American countries based on the degree of inequality in wealth distribution according to the Gini coefficient as of 2017. The Gini coefficient measures the deviation of the distribution of income (or consumption) among individuals or households in a given country from a perfectly equal distribution. A value of 0 represents absolute equality, whereas 100 would be the highest possible degree of inequality. As of 2017, Brazil was deemed the most unequal country in Latin America, with a Gini coefficient of 51.3, followed by Colombia with 50.8
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Income distribution inequality based on Gini coefficient in Latin America as of 2017, by country

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