Average AGI of the 400 highest earning Americans 2000-2009, by source of income

This statistic shows a breakdown of the average adjusted gross income (AGI) of the 400 Americans who reported the highest AGI in the U.S. from 2000 to 2009. In the graph you can see the main sources of their income. In 2009, on average 46 percent of the total AGI of the richest Americans, was earned through capital gains.

Breakdown of adjusted gross income (AGI) of the 400 Americans with the highest annual income from 2000 to 2009, by source of income

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Release date

July 2012


United States

Survey time period

2000 to 2009

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