Gini coefficient

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

After Italian statistician and sociologist Corrado Gini.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒiːni ˌkəʊˈɪ.fɪʃn̩t/

Noun[edit]

Gini coefficient (plural Gini coefficients)

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  1. (statistics, economics) A measure of the inequality of a statistical distribution, ranging from 0 (total equality) to 1 (maximal inequality), used in various disciplines but especially in economics to compare incomes or wealth.