There is no change in income distribution of Turkey, a research by Turkish Statistical Board, TurkStat, said on Thursday.
The income inequality between the top 20 percent of income earners and the bottom 20 percent did not change in 2008, with the top quintile making 8.1 times more than the bottom quintile.
According to the research, 45.5 percent of population cannot buy new clothes and 88.8 percent of population cannot afford one week holiday away from home.
The results reveal that the top 20 percent of income earners make 46.7 percent of all income in Turkey, while the bottom 20 percent earn only 5.8 percent.
AAGüncelleme Tarihi: 29 Temmuz 2010, 12:25