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Ecuador - GINI index

45.00 (points) in 2016

In 2016, GINI index for Ecuador was 45 points. GINI index of Ecuador fell gradually from 56.4 points in 2000 to 45 points in 2016.

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What is GINI index?

Gini index measures the extent to which the distribution of income or consumption expenditure among individuals or households within an economy deviates from a perfectly equal distribution. A Lorenz curve plots the cumulative percentages of total income received against the cumulative number of recipients, starting with the poorest individual or household. The Gini index measures the area between the Lorenz curve and a hypothetical line of absolute equality, expressed as a percentage of the maximum area under the line. Thus a Gini index of 0 represents perfect equality, while an index of 100 implies perfect inequality.

What is Ecuador GINI index?

Date Value Change, %
2016 45.00 -2.17 %
2015 46.00 2.22 %
2014 45.00 -4.05 %
2013 46.90 1.74 %
2012 46.10 0.44 %
2011 45.90 -5.75 %
2010 48.70 0.62 %
2009 48.40 -2.62 %
2008 49.70 -6.75 %
2007 53.30 2.11 %
2006 52.20 -1.69 %
2005 53.10