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Descriptor English: Gini Coefficient
Descriptor Spanish: Coeficiente de Gini
Descriptor Portuguese: Coeficiente de Gini
Descriptor French: Coefficient de Gini
Entry term(s): Gini Index
Gini's Coefficient
Tree number(s): SP3.041.005
SP5.001.047.103.099.010
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: An inequity indicator concerning the distribution of income, which synthesizes the asymmetry of such distribution in a single value, assuming values between 0 (when all individuals have equal income) and 100 (when all income is concentrated in a single individual). (From: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.26/17596)
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
PL policies
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 2019
DeCS ID: 57913
Unique ID: DDCS057913
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Gini Coefficient - Preferred
Concept UI FD00062184
Scope note An inequity indicator concerning the distribution of income, which synthesizes the asymmetry of such distribution in a single value, assuming values between 0 (when all individuals have equal income) and 100 (when all income is concentrated in a single individual). (From: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.26/17596)
Preferred term Gini Coefficient
Entry term(s) Gini Index
Gini's Coefficient



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