Translation of decile in Spanish:

decile

decil, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdɛˌsaɪl//ˈdɛsʌɪl/

noun

  • 1

    decil masculine
    • The bottom deciles all lost real income between 1982 and 1998.
    • In one study based on U.S. data, for example, people in the top decile of the income distribution averaged more than five points higher on a ten-point happiness scale than people in the bottom decile.
    • The annual income bias is especially high in the lowest annual income decile, equaling almost 10 percent of income.
    • Individuals who were in the lowest part of the income distribution for more than a decade face gasoline tax burdens nearly twice as high as the burden placed on the top decile of income.
    • Between 1986 and 1998, the families in the bottom five deciles went backwards in terms of real income.