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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 France 67.9% 1990
2 Ireland 66.4% 1990
3 United States 65.3% 1990
4 Australia 65.1% 1990
5 Belgium 63.5% 1990
6 Italy 62.3% 1990
7 United Kingdom 62% 1990
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 61.92% 1990
8 Canada 60.4% 1990
9 Finland 56.8% 1990
10 Norway 53.8% 1990
11 Germany 53.6% 1990
12 Sweden 53.3% 1990
13 Netherlands 52.2% 1990
14 Denmark 48.7% 1990

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Tax > Contribution by richest 30%. 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-richest-30%

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