OECD: Gini/Income Inequality in Mid-2000s

Country: Gini in mid-200s

Denmark: 0.232
Sweden: 0.234
Luxembourg: 0.258
Austria: 0.265
Czech Republic:  0.268
Slovakia: 0.268
Finland: 0.269
Belgium: 0.271
Netherlands:  0.271
Switzerland: 0.276
Norway:  0.276
Iceland: 0.280
France: 0.281
Hungary: 0.291
Germany: 0.298
Australia: 0.301
OECD-30 0.311
Korea: 0.312
Canada: 0.317
Spain: 0.319
Japan:  0.321
Greece: 0.321
Ireland: 0.328
New Zealand: 0.335
UK: 0.335
Italy: 0.352
Poland: 0.372
USA 0.381
Portugal: 0.385
Turkey: 0.430
Mexico:  0.474

*One thing i notice is that the number as above is not quite tally with the number I got from national statistics bureau. For example in Sweden: the gini listed above is only 0.234 but the number i have gotten earlier for year between 2000 to 2006 is ranged between 0.27 to 0.31. So, why there is a discrepancy?

Source: OECD

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