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October 31, 2017
Definition of income inequality Income inequality looks at the distribution of income across individuals or households in a defined area such as a city or a country. By doing so, it seeks to understand how much more or less income varies between households and/or individuals. High levels of income inequality often suggest poor middle-class development […]
July 11, 2017
  According to Euromonitor International data, the US is one of the most unequal countries in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. Miami and Houston, the country’s leading cities, were the 17th and 18th most unequal cities in the US in 2016. In both cities, the share of the disposable incomes earned by the […]
Fransua Vytautas Razvadauskas
June 1, 2017
Euromonitor International’s Income and Expenditure: India Country Briefing highlights the fact that India’s robust economic expansion had supported income and spending growth during the period of 2011-2016. Nevertheless, the country’s per household income and expenditure levels are still below the averages for the Asia Pacific region. Income inequality in India is also relatively high by […]
April 3, 2016
Latin American countries have made immense progress in delivering telecom services to its citizens. Over the past few years, healthy economic growth, driven by high prices of mineral resources, infrastructure investments and a burgeoning middle class have driven consumption of a range of telecom services.
December 20, 2015
At the beginning of 2015, the Economies and Consumers team published our collective expert predictions for the year ahead. With 2015 rapidly drawing to a close, it’s time to revisit them to see if they proved correct. Below are the trends, with commentary from our team on how these have developed throughout the year. Look out […]
November 28, 2015
With an expanding middle class with rising disposable income and Latin America’s second largest consumer market (behind Brazil), Mexico offers a potentially significant market for international consumer goods companies, as highlighted by Euromonitor International’s Income and Expenditure Mexico Country Briefing. However, income inequality in the country is high and is expected to remain elevated in […]
November 14, 2015
Despite the fact that the Brazilian economy is mired in recession and the government in crisis, Brazil remains an attractive consumer market with Latin America’s highest level of total consumer expenditure and a burgeoning middle class. However, it can be challenging for companies to effectively reach the country’s 200+ million consumers and unlock the opportunities this […]
November 3, 2014
  The bottom of the pyramid (BoP) has become overshadowed by the emerging middle classes but it remains an important consumer group; which taken as a whole, represents a huge market. Nevertheless, this segment remains underserved and so opportunities abound particularly for those who can innovate to offer original and aspirational products and services. A […]

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