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Inequality in Spain, 1973‐91: Contribution to a Regional Database

Francisco Goerlich Gisbert () and Matilde Mas

Review of Income and Wealth, 2001, vol. 47, issue 3, 361-378

Abstract: This paper provides the methodology and results of a database of inequality indices for the fifty provinces and seventeen regions of Spain on the basis of the Household Budget Surveys for the years 1973/74, 1980/81 and 1990/91. The inequality indicators considered are the indices of Gini, Theil (0), Theil (1) and Atkinson (1), as well as the distribution by deciles of the population. These indicators are drawn up for three variables: total income, total expenditure, and exclusively monetary expenditure. The variables are also expressed in terms of households, per capita and per capita equivalent. All are available on the Internet (

Date: 2001
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