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Population (2020): 9.75 million
Gross National Income, Atlas method (Current USD) (Billions) (2020): $154.93
GNI per capita, Atlas method (Current USD) (2020): $15,890
Income Share Held by Lowest 20% (2018): 8.2%
Gross Domestic Product (Current USD) (Billions) (2020): $155.81
Source: World Development Indicators database. Country: Hungary. World Bank. Accessed Dec. 21, 2021.
Gross Domestic Product Per Capita (Current USD) (2010-2019): $16,730
Share of Household Income (2010-2019) (%):
Bottom 40%: 21.7%; Top 20%: 37.8%; Bottom 20%: 8.2%
Gini Coefficient (2010-2019): 28.0
Palma Index of Income Inequality (2010-2019): 1.0
Gini coefficient – Gini index measures the extent to which the distribution of income (or, in some cases, consumption expenditure) among individuals or households within an economy deviates from a perfectly equal distribution. A Gini index of 0 represents perfect equality, while an index of 100 implies perfect inequality.
Palma index of income inequality – Palma index is defined as the ratio of the richest 10% of the population’s share of gross national income divided by the poorest 40%’s share.
Source: United Nations Children’s Fund, The State of the World’s Children 2021: On My Mind – Promoting, protecting and caring for children’s mental health, UNICEF, New York, October 2021.
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Page last updated Dec. 21, 2021 by Doug McVay, Editor.