Asia - Income Inequality (Gini Coefficient) by Countries

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Categories: World Asia Pacific
Dataset contains 25 data items (see table below).


As a whole, Asia's income inequality level is moderate, compared to Africa and South America. Here, we rank the Gini coefficients* for countries in Asia, from countries with the highest income inequality to those with the lowest.

*The Gini coefficient, also known as the Gini index or Gini ratio, is a measure of income or wealth inequality within a country. Developed by Italian statistician Corrado Gini, a Gini coefficient of zero implies perfect equality while a value of 1 or 100% expresses maximal inequality. 

** However, the latest Gini coefficients for the countries are based on different years - as such, the values should be used as a general reference and not an exact comparison.

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