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Dividends (United States)
Adults | Tax unit | Average

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Dividends are payments from corporations to shareholders, usually as a distribution of profits. Reported on income tax returns before any specific deduction.

Chart for the Top 1% of the population (1916-2015)

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Chart for the Top 10% of the population (1918-2015)

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Percentiles combined in one chart (1916-2015)

Available series for this indicator (Dividends)

We source all the data from the World Inequality Database.