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Income distribution a tad more unequal: Gini

2019-04-15 07:12     Comment:0

Macau’s Gini coefficient rose by 0.01 percent from 0.35 in 2012/13 to 0.36 in 2017/18, indicating that Macau’s household income distribution has become a tad more unequal, according to the findings of a survey released by the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) last week.

The survey is held every five years.

The World Bank says that a Gini coefficient ranging between 0.25 and 0.40 indicates a low level of inequality – such as in most European countries, Australia and Canada.

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