Income Shares by Earning Percentage

This graph shows the proportion of income shares for certain percentiles from 1913 to 2010 with or without capital gains.

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This graph compares the income share of the 90th percentile with and without capital gains. To see more, click on the graph to open in a new window.

Proportion of Income Shared by Percentile, 1913-2010