Published at: 2018 / 02 / 28. 19 : 54

The results from the fourth quarter of the 2017 Household Socio-Economic Survey showed that average monthly household monetary income was MNT 950.0 thousand, increased by MNT 108.2 thousand or 12.9% compared with the same period of the previous year. It was mainly driven by increases of MNT 47.0 thousand or 10.3% in income from wages and salaries and MNT 28.4 thousand or 46.6% in income from agricultural production.

In the fourth quarter of 2017, average monthly household real monetary income (eradicated price inflation impact) was MNT 892.9 thousand, increased by MNT 51.0 thousand or 6.1% compared with the same period of the previous year.


In the fourth quarter of 2017, average monthly household monetary expenditure amounted to MNT 1 million, increased by MNT 130.9 thousand or 14.6% compared with the same period of the previous year. This increase was mainly driven by increase of MNT 103.4 thousand or 15.4% in non-food expenses and services and other expenditure.

In the fourth quarter of 2017, average monthly household real monetary expenditure (eradicated price inflation impact) was MNT 967.0 thousand, increased by MNT 69.0 thousand or 7.7% compared with the same period of the previous year.

When households were grouped by income, 109.5 thousand or 12.3% of total households accounted for those with income lower than MNT 300.0 thousand, 144.2 thousand or 16.2% households between MNT 300.0-500.0 thousand, 289.2 thousand or 32.5% households between MNT 500.0-900.0 thousand and 57.8 thousand or 6.5% households were higher than MNT 2.1 million.

When households were grouped by expenditure, 73.0 thousand or 8.2% of total households accounted for those with expenditure lower than MNT 300.0 thousand, 138.8 thousand or 15.6% households between MNT 300.0-500.0 thousand, 280.3 thousand or 31.5% households between MNT 500.0-900.0 thousand and 70.3 thousand or 7.9% households were higher than MNT 2.1 million.

National average real income per capita per month (elimination of price impact to be removed) was higher than minimum subsistence level by 55.0%, 72.8% in Central region, 65.7% in Ulaanbaatar, 49.3% in Eastern region, 32.5% in Khangai region, 31.4% in Western region. 

Gini coefficient that defines the inequality of consumption of population stood at 0.360 in Eastern region and 0.368 in Ulaanbaatar, 0.009-0.017 unit higher than national average, while it stood at 0.316 to 0.329 in Western region, in Khangai region and Central region, showing 0.022-0.035 unit lower than national average, in fourth quarter of 2017. National average Gini coefficient increased by 0.002 unit from the same period of previous year and 0.011 unit from previous quarter. 

The Theil Index that displays inequality between and inside of different income groups stood at 0.212 in fourth quarter of 2017, decreased by 0.017 unit from the same period of previous year, while it increased by 0.003 unit from previous quarter.

Consumption share of the poorest group in total consumption was 7.2% and richest group was 42.0% in fourth quarter of 2017 in nationwide. It shows that average consumption of the richest group (20%) is 5.8 times higher than poorest group (20%).

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