The Gini coefficient: income inequality by country

Income inequality by country

Social scientists have used the Gini coefficient as the most common measure of global inequality.It was developed by the Italian statistician and sociologist Corrado Gini and published in 1912.  A Gini coefficient of zero expresses perfect equality, where everyone has the same income. A Gini coefficient of 1 expresses maximal inequality among peoples.

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