Inequality of income distribution   

The ratio of total income received by the 20 % of the population with the highest income (top quintile) to that received by the 20 % of the population with the lowest income (lowest quintile). Income must be understood as equivalised disposable income.

Eurostat, http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/products-datasets/-/tsdsc260, Retrieved on 17.12.2014

Data host: 

Eurostat

Unit of Measurement: 

Index

Type of Indicator source: 

  • Intergovernmental Organisation