Poverty and the one percent

percent, 1967–2014

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Data Item196719681969197019711972197319741975197619771978197919801981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014
Top 1 percent share of wealth8.438.358.027.807.797.757.748.128.017.897.907.958.038.188.038.398.598.899.099.1310.7513.1712.6112.9812.1713.4812.8212.8513.5314.1114.7715.2915.8716.4915.3714.9915.2116.3417.6818.0618.3317.8916.6817.4517.4718.8817.5417.85
Official poverty measure14.2012.9012.1012.6012.5011.8911.1011.2012.2011.7011.6011.3011.7013.0014.0015.0015.2014.4014.0013.5013.4013.1012.8013.5014.2014.8015.2014.6013.8013.7013.2012.7011.9011.3011.7012.1012.4012.7012.6012.3012.4013.3014.3015.1015.0015.0014.8014.80

U.S. official poverty rate and the share of wealth held by the wealthiest top 1 percent.

Source: Five Myths about Economic Inequality in America, Michael D. Tanner