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Table 7 Income inequality measures for market, gross and disposable incomes, 2008 to 2011

From: Crisis, response and distributional impact: the case of Ireland

  Market Gross Disposable
Decile 2008 2011 2008 2011 2008 2011
Bottom 0.0 0.0 3.0 2.5 3.5 3.0
2 0.4 0.0 4.4 4.1 5.0 5.0
3 2.5 0.5 5.2 5.0 5.9 6.0
4 4.5 2.8 6.2 5.8 6.8 6.9
5 6.8 5.2 7.2 6.9 8.0 7.9
6 9.0 7.9 8.7 8.3 9.2 9.2
7 11.2 11.3 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.5
8 13.9 15.0 12.5 12.5 12.2 12.4
9 18.3 20.5 15.3 16.1 14.7 15.2
Top 33.5 36.8 27.6 28.6 24.5 24.0
Gini 0.519 0.586 0.357 0.380 0.309 0.311
Theil 0.344 0.371 0.233 0.249 0.178 0.165
  1. Source: Authors’ analysis of SILC data 2008 and 2011.
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