Premium
Premium statistics

Industry-specific and extensively researched technical data (partially from exclusive partnerships).

A paid subscription is required for full access.

Gini index for income distribution equality for U.S. households 1990-2017

Gini index for income distribution equality for households in the United States from 1990 to 2017

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Gini index for income distribution equality for U.S. households 1990-2017 This statistic shows the income inequality of households in the United states from 1990 to 2017, based on the Gini index. The U.S. Census Bureau defines the Gini index as “a statistical measure of income inequality ranging from 0 to 1. A measure of 1 indicates perfect inequality, i.e., one household having all the income and rest having none. A measure of 0 indicates perfect equality, i.e., all households having an equal share of income.” In 2017, U.S. households had a Gini index of 0.48.
Show more

Gini index for income distribution equality for households in the United States from 1990 to 2017

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account!

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom
Statista has been my savior on several occasions. The site is easy to maneuver and the data is in a format that can go right into a report or presentation.
Marlene Greenfield

Marlene Greenfield
Vice President, Hearst Magazines

Statistics on "Gender inequality in Italy"
  • Inequality in education attainment
The most important statistics
  • Inequality in labour market
  • Inequality in working position
  • Inequality in political empowerment
Discover Statista
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps
Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.