Party Like It’s 1979

How much more (or less) would families be earning today if inequality had remained flat since 1979?

Households earning an average of

would make...

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Notes

Household income shares for the 0-99 percent come from the census. Data from the top 1 percent come from the World Top Incomes Database. Measurement of incomes between census and World Top Incomes Database are roughly similar but not identical.