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Jan 3, 2012

OECD Countries: How much does the one percent earn?

The one chart which the global occupy-er needs.

In this chart you can see what share of total income the one percent of earners have in several countries. The light blue is the share which it was in 1990. The dark blue is the share which it was in 2007. The United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Finland and Ireland saw the biggest increases in inequality.
Off The Charts
As you can see the United States has by far the highest inequality among OECD countries.

The next chart shows which occupation the richest 0,1 percent (not the 1 percent) in the United States have.

This chart shows the change in occupation in the total 0,1 percent richest earners. You can see that finance increased dramatically.


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