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Table-5. Income Distribution and Inequality (2006-2017)

YearIncome Share Held By Lowest 20%Income Share Held By Highest 20%S80/S20 Ratio*Gini Coefficient**
20065.148.49.60.428
20075.846.98.10.406
20085.846.78.10.405
20095.647.68.50.415
20105.846.47.90.402
20115.846.78.00.404
20125.946.68.00.402
20136.146.67.70.400
20146.245.97.40.391
20156.146.57.60.397
20166.247.27.70.404
20176.347.47.50.405
Source: TURKSTAT Income and Living Conditions Survey
*S80/S20: The ratio of the mean income received by the 20% of the population with the highest income to that received by the 20% of the population with the lowest income.
**Gini: Ranges from 0 to 1; 0 representing perfect equality, 1 representing perfect inequality.