• In September 2019, (the level of inequality of population expenditure measured by) the North Sumatra Gini Ratio was recorded at 0.315. A decrease of 0.002 points compared to March 2019 which amounted to 0.317. Decreasing Gini This ratio means a decrease in the level of expenditure inequality.
• The Gini Ratio in urban areas in September 2019 was recorded at 0.337, a slight decrease compared to the March 2019 Gini Ratio of 0.338. Likewise, the Gini Ratio in rural areas in September 2019 was recorded at 0.262, down from the March 2019 Gini Ratio of 0, 264.
• In September 2019, the distribution of population expenditure in the lowest 40 percent was 21.65 percent. This means that population expenditure is still in the category of low inequality. When broken down by region, in urban areas the figure was recorded at 20.20 percent and in rural areas the figure was recorded at 24.39, which means both of them are also in the low inequality category.