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Mexico - GINI index

48.07
(points)
in 2012

Though Mexico GINI index fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1994 - 2012 period ending at 48.07 points in 2012.

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.

Date Value Change, %
2012 48.07 -0.12 %
2010 48.13 -0.21 %
2008 48.23 0.46 %
2006 48.01 4.30 %
2004 46.03 -7.09 %
2002 49.54 -4.12 %
2000 51.67 5.51 %
1998 48.97 1.03 %
1996 48.47 -10.74 %
1994 54.30 6.58 %
1992 50.95 -6.24 %
1989 54.34