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Table 1 Gini coefficient of health stock in 1990 and 2015, and change over time by regions

From: Inequality of health stock and the relation to national wealth

RegionsNumber of countries19902015Change 1990–2015Average 1990–2015
Global1400.8530.846−0.0070.846
High-Income Countries (HICs)420.7810.769−0.0120.776
Upper Middle Income Countries (UMICs)350.8710.863−0.0080.866
Lower Middle Income Countries (LMICs)370.8710.866−0.0050.841
Low Income Countries (LICs)260.6920.660−0.0320.675
Africa370.8590.834−0.0250.846
Asian370.7820.762−0.0200.772
Europe350.8480.8510.0030.849
Latin America and Caribbean (LAC)250.5650.5930.0280.567
North America20.0540.031−0.0230.043
Oceania40.7390.7660.0270.749