CHART: Income inequality and growth in Europe, 1989-2017

Source: Blanchet et al. (2019).

 

Between 1980 and 2017, the per adult real pre-tax income growth rate of the top 0.001% was 200%, five times more than the growth rate of the bottom 80% of the population (about 40%).

See www.wid.world/europe2019 for data series and technical details.

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