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Wages and pensions (United States)
Adults | Tax unit | Average

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Wages and pensions are remunerations paid by employers to employees in exchange for work done, and payments from pension funds or social insurance schemes to support the retirement. 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 (Wages and pensions)

We source all the data from the World Inequality Database.