U.S. income distribution of individual earnings for full-time, year-round workers from 1990 to 2018
(by Gini-coefficient)
U.S. income distribution of individual earnings, by Gini-coefficient 1990-2018
This statistic shows the Gini coefficient, an index for measuring income distribution, for individual earnings for full-time, year-round workers in the U.S. from 1990 to 2018. A Gini coefficient of 0 expresses perfect equality, where all would have the same income, and a Gini coefficient of one expresses maximal inequality among values. In 2018, the Gini coefficient for individual income was 0.42.
U.S. income distribution of individual earnings for full-time, year-round workers from 1990 to 2018
(by Gini-coefficient)
Gini coefficient
'180.42
'170.42
`160.42
'150.41
'140.42
'130.42
'120.41
'110.41
'100.4
'090.4
'080.4
'070.39
'060.41
'050.41
'040.41
'030.4
'020.41
'010.41
'000.41
'990.4
'980.39
'970.39
'960.39
'950.39
'940.4
'930.39
'920.36
'910.36
'900.36
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U.S. income distribution of individual earnings, by Gini-coefficient 1990-2018
This statistic shows the Gini coefficient, an index for measuring income distribution, for individual earnings for full-time, year-round workers in the U.S. from 1990 to 2018. A Gini coefficient of 0 expresses perfect equality, where all would have the same income, and a Gini coefficient of one expresses maximal inequality among values. In 2018, the Gini coefficient for individual income was 0.42.
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