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Economy > Tax > Contribution by richest 30%: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Proportion of taxes paid by the broad income group - richest 30% (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..

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 FranceFrance 67.9% 1990
2 IrelandIreland 66.4% 1990
3 United StatesUnited States 65.3% 1990
4 AustraliaAustralia 65.1% 1990
5 BelgiumBelgium 63.5% 1990
6 ItalyItaly 62.3% 1990
7 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 62% 1990
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 61.92% 1990
8 CanadaCanada 60.4% 1990
9 FinlandFinland 56.8% 1990
10 NorwayNorway 53.8% 1990
11 GermanyGermany 53.6% 1990
12 SwedenSweden 53.3% 1990
13 NetherlandsNetherlands 52.2% 1990
14 DenmarkDenmark 48.7% 1990

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Tax > Contribution by richest 30%", 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-richest-30%

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