GINI Coefficient

This dataset shows the GINI Coefficient for the years 2015 - 2019 as these values are measured every 5 years through surveys and 2020 proportions are usually shared by the end of 2020. Gini coefficient is an important and most common measure in measuring the fairness of income distribution to provide information about income inequality. It is the ratio of the area between the Lorenz curve and the absolute equality line (numerator) and the whole area below the absolute equality line (denominator). The main advantage of the Gini coefficient is that it measures the fairness of income distribution The ratios of analysis are more than other irregular indicators and can be used to compare income distribution to different populations.

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Last Updated July 29, 2020, 13:18 (GST)
Created October 15, 2019, 11:44 (GST)
End year 2019
Method of calculation the ratio of the area between the Lorenz curve and the absolute equality line (numerator) and the whole area below the absolute equality line (denominator).
Start Year 2015
last update 2019
source FCSA
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