Table 3

Percentage of household members in each wealth group

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


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.

Houweling et al. International Journal for Equity in Health 2003 2:8   doi:10.1186/1475-9276-2-8

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