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Observation:

2012: 34.31  
Updated: Jun 13, 2016

Units:

Index,
Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:

Annual
1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max
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(a) GINI Index for Cyprus, Index, Not Seasonally Adjusted (SIPOVGINICYP)
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.

Source Indicator: SI.POV.GINI

GINI Index for Cyprus

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Source: World Bank  

Release: World Development Indicators  

Units:  Index, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Annual

Notes:

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.

Source Indicator: SI.POV.GINI

Suggested Citation:

World Bank, GINI Index for Cyprus [SIPOVGINICYP], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/SIPOVGINICYP, September 20, 2017.

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