Chart of the Day: Visualizing Economics on the Top 0.1% and the Top 0.01%
Here’s a nice little graphic from the site Visualizing Economics by Catherine Mulbrandon on the US income distribution as measured by income from 2008 tax returns. I think the graphic speaks for itself. However, she says:
Recently the conversation in the news has been about the top 1%, however, in this graphic I show the breakdown of personal income by different percentiles, including the top 0.01%.
Good stuff. Check out the original post at the link below.
Source: The Top 0.01% and Top 1%’s Income Share: 2008, Visualizing Economics
(click graphic to enlarge)