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Distribution of Pre-tax national income (United States)
Adults | Equal-split adults | Share

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Pre-tax national income is the sum of all pre-tax personal income flows accruing to the owners of the production factors, labor and capital, before taking into account the operation of the tax/transfer system, but after taking into account the operation of pension system. The central difference between personal factor income and pre-tax income is the treatment of pensions, which are counted on a contribution basis by factor income and on a distribution basis by pre-tax income.
The chart(s) below show(s) how the Pre-tax national 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 50% - Next 40% - Top 10%] shares split (1913-2014)

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[Bottom 90% - Top 10%] shares split (1913-2014)

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[Bottom 99% - Top 1%] shares split (1913-2014)

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Other available data for this indicator (Pre-tax national income)

We source all the data from the World Inequality Database.