# U.S. income distribution of individual earnings 1990-2017, by Gini-coefficient

## U.S. income distribution of individual earnings for full-time, year-round workers from 1990 to 2017 (by Gini-coefficient)

This statistic shows the Gini coefficient, an index for measuring income distribution, for individual earnings for full-time, year-round workers in the U.S. from 1990 to 2017. A Gini coefficient of 0 expresses perfect equality, where all would have the same income,a Gini coefficient of 1 expresses maximal inequality among values. In 2017, the Gini coefficient for individual income was 0.42.

## U.S. income distribution of individual earnings for full-time, year-round workers from 1990 to 2017 (by Gini-coefficient)

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Gini coefficient | |
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'17 | 0.42 |

`16 | 0.42 |

'15 | 0.41 |

'14 | 0.42 |

'13 | 0.42 |

'12 | 0.41 |

'11 | 0.41 |

'10 | 0.4 |

'09 | 0.4 |

'08 | 0.4 |

'07 | 0.39 |

'06 | 0.41 |

'05 | 0.41 |

'04 | 0.41 |

'03 | 0.4 |

'02 | 0.41 |

'01 | 0.41 |

'00 | 0.41 |

'99 | 0.4 |

'98 | 0.39 |

'97 | 0.39 |

'96 | 0.39 |

'95 | 0.39 |

'94 | 0.4 |

'93 | 0.39 |

'92 | 0.36 |

'91 | 0.36 |

'90 | 0.36 |

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