To benchmark and monitor income inequality and poverty across countries, the OECD relies on a dedicated statistical database: the OECD Income Distribution Database. Due to the increasing importance of income inequality and poverty issues in policy discussion, the database is now annually updated.
See latest OECD Inequality and Poverty key data:
Trends and levels in Gini coefficients before and after taxes and transfers, average and median household disposable incomes, relative poverty rates and poverty gaps, before and after taxes and transfers, etc.
Compare your country: Income distribution and poverty
METHODs and concepts
Quality review of the OECD IDD and earnings databases (Dec. 2012)
This quality review is in three main parts:
THE OECD'S "COMPARE YOUR INCOME" WEB TOOL
How much do you earn compared with others in your country? Do you feel rich, poor, or just average? Use this tool and found out how your income really compares.