RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The World Bank confirmed in its latest report that Colombia currently ranks first in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) region of countries with the highest rates of inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The report shows that the Gini coefficient, a measure of inequality developed by the Italian statistician, found that household income reached 0.53 in 2019 after paying taxes and receiving transfers.
The peak of inequality in the country is evidenced by the summary of the income of the wealthiest 10% of the population, which is 11 times higher than . . .