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Economy > Tax > Contribution by middle 40%: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Proportion of taxes paid by the broad income group - middle class 40% (Data is for mid-1990s). Taxes include all direct income taxes, including employee social security contributions. Income groups were built on the basis of final disposable adjusted income.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Denmark 37.2% 1990
2 Germany 36.5% 1990
=3 Netherlands 36.1% 1990
=3 Norway 36.1% 1990
5 Sweden 35.8% 1990
=6 Finland 33.4% 1990
=6 Canada 33.4% 1990
8 Belgium 32.6% 1990
9 United Kingdom 32% 1990
10 Australia 31.1% 1990
11 Italy 31% 1990
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 30.8% 1990
12 Ireland 30.3% 1990
13 United States 28.4% 1990
14 France 23.5% 1990

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Tax > Contribution by middle 40%. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Michael F. Forster, 'Trends and Driving Factors in Income Distribution and Poverty in the OECD Area', OECD Labour Market and Social Policy Occasional Paper 42. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Tax/Contribution-by-middle-40%

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