United Nations Statistics Division
National Accounts Statistics: Compendium of Income Distribution Statistics
Series: M, No.79
Languages available:*E, *F, *S
This report provides comprehensive statistics on income distribution and the household sector statistics for 57 countries. It includes survey information and country tables presenting income distribution data tabulations based on surveys. The information has been obtained through correspondence with national statistical authorities and from published materials. The purposes of the report are to serve as a guide to available sources of income distribution statistics; to offer suggestions to countries planning to undertake new or repeated studies in this field; to serve as a source of information for future international recommendations on the conduct of income distribution studies; and to provide a basis for future studies on methods of improving the quality of statistics on income distribution.