Human Development Data for the Arab States

Income Gini coefficient

Measure of the deviation of the distribution of income (or consumption) among individuals or households within a country from a perfectly equal distribution. A value of 0 represents absolute equality, a value of 100 absolute inequality.

Source: World Bank (2011)


Country/Region 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007
Algeria .. .. .. .. ..
Egypt .. .. 32.1 .. ..
Jordan .. .. .. 37.7 ..
Mauritania .. 39 .. .. ..
Morocco .. .. .. .. 40.9
Qatar .. .. .. .. 41.1
Tunisia 40.2 40.8 .. .. ..
Yemen .. .. 37.7 .. ..


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