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Table 3 Percentage of household members in each wealth group

From: Measuring health inequality among children in developing countries: does the choice of the indicator of economic status matter?

   Wealth Group
Country Wealth Index Poorest Second Middle Fourth Richest
Bolivia WB Index 20 20 20 20 20
  Index 1 20 20 20 20 20
  Index 2 27 11 25 17 21
  Index 3 10 26 26 18 21
Brazil WB Index 20 20 20 20 20
  Index 1 20 20 20 21 19
  Index 2 20 20 31 1 29
  Index 3 20 20 31 1 29
Cameroon WB Index 20 20 20 20 20
  Index 1 20 21 19 20 20
  Index 2 34 8 18 19 21
  Index 3 6 31 31 12 20
Chad WB Index 21 19 20 20 20
  Index 1 22 19 19 20 20
  Index 2 a 59 a 27 15
  Index 3 a 59 a 27 14
Indonesia WB Index 20 20 20 20 20
  Index 1 20 20 20 20 20
  Index 2 20 19 22 19 20
  Index 3 20 20 21 20 20
Kenya WB Index 20 20 20 20 20
  Index 1 20 20 20 20 20
  Index 2 28 4 31 18 19
  Index 3 28 5 33 18 16
Malawi WB Index 19 21 20 20 20
  Index 1 20 22 18 20 20
  Index 2 11 42 9 18 20
  Index 3 11 42 2 26 19
Pakistan WB Index 20 20 20 20 20
  Index 1 20 20 20 20 20
  Index 2 23 24 11 22 20
  Index 3 37 a 23 21 20
Tanzania WB Index 20 20 20 20 20
  Index 1 20 20 21 20 20
  Index 2 40 a 15 16 29
  Index 3 40 a 16 19 25
Uganda WB Index 20 20 20 20 20
  Index 1 20 20 20 20 20
  Index 2 18 21 23 19 20
  Index 3 18 21 21 20 20
  1. Notes: due to rounding off, the rows may not add up to 100%; a due to clustering of households into large groups, no households are categorised in this wealth category.