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Afghanistan 9% 37%
Albania 8% 43%
Algeria
Andorra
Angola 5% 49%
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina 4% 49%
Armenia 9% 40%
Australia
Austria 9% 38%
Azerbaijan 8% 42%
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh 9% 41%
Barbados
Belarus 9% 36%
Belgium 9% 41%
Belize
Benin 7% 46%
Bhutan 7% 45%
Bolivia 2% 59%
Bosnia-Herzegovina 7% 43%
Botswana
Brazil 3% 59%
Brunei
Bulgaria 9% 37%
Burkina Faso 7% 47%
Burundi 9% 43%
Cambodia 8% 44%
Cameroon 7% 46%
Canada 7% 40%
Cape Verde 5% 56%
Central African Republic 3% 61%
Chad 6% 47%
Channel Islands
Chile 4% 58%
China 5% 47%
Colombia 3% 60%
Comoros 3% 68%
Congo 5% 53%
Congo, Dem. Rep. of 5% 51%
Costa Rica 4% 56%
Cote d'Ivoire 6% 48%
Croatia 8% 42%
Cuba
Curacao
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Djibouti 6% 46%
Dominica
Dominican Republic 5% 53%
Ecuador 4% 54%
Egypt 9% 40%
El Salvador 4% 53%
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia 7% 43%
Ethiopia 8% 42%
Federated States of Micronesia 2% 64%
Fiji 6% 50%
Finland 10% 37%
France 7% 40%
French Guiana
French Polynesia
Gabon 6% 48%
Gambia 5% 53%
Georgia 5% 48%
Germany 9% 37%
Ghana 5% 49%
Greece 7% 41%
Grenada
Guadeloupe
Guam
Guatemala 3% 60%
Guinea 6% 46%
Guinea-Bissau 7% 43%
Guyana
Haiti 2% 63%
Honduras 2% 60%
Hong Kong, SAR
Hungary 8% 40%
Iceland
India 9% 43%
Indonesia 7% 46%
Iran 6% 45%
Iraq 9% 40%
Ireland 7% 42%
Israel 6% 45%
Italy 7% 42%
Jamaica 5% 52%
Japan 11% 36%
Jordan 8% 44%
Kazakhstan 9% 38%
Kenya 5% 53%
Kiribati
Korea, North
Korea, South 8% 38%
Kosovo
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan 8% 41%
Laos 8% 45%
Latvia 7% 42%
Lebanon
Lesotho 3% 56%
Liberia 6% 45%
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania 7% 44%
Luxembourg 8% 39%
Macao, SAR
Macedonia 5% 49%
Madagascar 5% 50%
Malawi 6% 50%
Malaysia 5% 51%
Maldives 7% 44%
Mali 8% 41%
Malta
Marshall Islands
Martinique
Mauritania 6% 47%
Mauritius
Mayotte
Mexico 5% 53%
Moldova 8% 41%
Monaco
Mongolia 7% 44%
Montenegro 9% 37%
Morocco 7% 48%
Mozambique 5% 51%
Myanmar
Namibia 3% 69%
Nauru
Nepal 8% 41%
Netherlands
Netherlands Antilles - -
New Caledonia
New Zealand
Nicaragua 6% 47%
Niger 8% 43%
Nigeria 6% 46%
Norway 10% 37%
Oman
Pakistan 10% 40%
Palau
Palestinian Territory 7% 43%
Panama 3% 56%
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay 3% 56%
Peru 4% 53%
Philippines 6% 50%
Poland 8% 41%
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Qatar 4% 52%
Reunion
Romania 9% 36%
Russia 6% 47%
Rwanda 5% 57%
Samoa
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe 5% 56%
Saudi Arabia
Senegal 6% 47%
Serbia 8% 38%
Seychelles 4% 70%
Sierra Leone 8% 44%
Singapore
Slovakia 10% 36%
Slovenia 8% 39%
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa 3% 68%
South Sudan
Spain 7% 42%
Sri Lanka 8% 45%
St. Kitts-Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Vincent & the Grenadines
Sudan 7% 42%
Suriname 3% 57%
Swaziland 4% 57%
Sweden 9% 37%
Switzerland 8% 41%
Syria 8% 44%
Taiwan
Tajikistan 8% 39%
Tanzania 7% 45%
Thailand 7% 47%
Timor-Leste
Togo 6% 46%
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia 7% 43%
Turkey 6% 46%
Turkmenistan 6% 48%
Tuvalu
Uganda 6% 51%
Ukraine 10% 36%
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom 6% 44%
United States 3% 51%
Uruguay 5% 51%
Uzbekistan 7% 44%
Vanuatu
Venezuela 4% 49%
Vietnam 7% 43%
Western Sahara
Yemen 7% 45%
Zambia 4% 62%
Zimbabwe 5% 56%

Source: 2013 World Population Data Sheet

Notes: Researchers divide a country's population into quintiles, or five groups of equal size, based on an index of surveyed household assets that serve as a proxy measure for wealth. Data shown are for the richest and poorest quintiles.

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  • 1: (-) Data unavailable, inapplicable, or not collected.
  • 2: Data refer to a year prior to the stated period.

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