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Chart 3.1 Income Distribution in Three Countries for Percentage of Households

The trend across all countries is for the richest 20% of the population to earn incomes that are many times higher than the poorest 20%, despite large differences in the GNP per capita of high-, middle-, and low-income countries. To see the actual differences in average income for the richest, middle, and poorest segments of these countries, look at Chart 3.2.

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