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Distribution of Fiscal income (United States)
Adults | Tax unit | Share

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Fiscal income is defined as the sum of all income items reported on income tax returns, before any deduction. It includes labour income, capital income and mixed income. The concept of fiscal income varies with national tax legislations, so in order to make international comparisons it is preferable to use the concept of national income.
The chart(s) below show(s) how the Fiscal income has being distributed across sets of complementing (they add up to 100%) percentile groups. We have tried to show this data for as many years as possible, but you may find that in some cases the information is just not available for some percentiles.

[Bottom 90% - Top 10%] shares split (1913-2015)

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Other available data for this indicator (Fiscal income)

We source all the data from the World Inequality Database.