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Netherlands - GINI index

28.20 (points) in 2015

In 2015, GINI index for Netherlands was 28.2 points. GINI index of Netherlands fell gradually from 30 points in 2006 to 28.2 points in 2015.

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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 Netherlands GINI index?

Date Value Change, %
2015 28.20 -1.40 %
2014 28.60 1.78 %
2013 28.10 1.81 %
2012 27.60 -0.36 %
2011 27.70 -0.36 %
2010 27.80 -0.36 %
2009 27.90 -4.78 %
2008 29.30 -1.01 %
2007 29.60 -1.33 %
2006 30.00 3.45 %
2005 29.00 -2.68 %
2004 29.80