The changing distribution of middle class consumption

Figure Created 30 Oct 2014 Published 28 Feb 2015 Last modified 23 Feb 2017
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The left panel of the figure shows the average middle class consumption per capita for selected world regions/countries. Middle class is defined as people living in households earning and spending between 10 and 100 per person per day (2005 US dollars, in purchasing power parity).


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Temporal coverage: Annual data 1965-2030 (left); three points in time: 1965, 2011, 2030 (right)

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