Description

Measure income inequality using the Gini coefficient or Palma ratio, pre- and post-social transfers/tax, at global, regional and national level disaggregated by groups as defined above ( AAA )

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target 10.1 By 2030, progressively achieve and sustain income growth of the bottom 40 per cent of the population at a rate higher than the national average

Value Range

Data

Household surveys

World Bank currently collects relevant data at global level, but at a lower level of disaggregation than required by this indicator.

Linkages: 10.2, 10.3


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Sources

The list of indicator proposals (as of 11 August 2015) used for the IAEG-SDG Open Consultation with Civil Society, Academia and Private Sector.