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Money Income in the United States: 1995 - Tables & Charts

  Table E.   Percentage of Aggregate Income Received by Income Quintiles and
                      Gini Index by Definition of Income: 1995
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                                                Quintiles
     Definition of income     ---------------------------------------------    Gini
                                Lowest   Second    Third   Fourth  Highest    Index
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Definition 1 (current
   measure) . . . . . . . . .      3.7      9.1     15.2     23.4     48.6     .444

Definition 4 (definition 1 
   less government cash trans-
   fers plus capital gains and
   employee health benefits).      0.9      7.2     14.7     24.2     52.9     .509

Definition 8 (definition 4
   less taxes). . . . . . . .      1.1      8.4     15.9     24.9     49.7     .481

Definition 11 (definition 8 
   plus nonmeans tested govern-
   ment cash transfers) . . .      3.9     10.6     16.3     23.6     45.5     .412

Definition 14 (definition 11
   plus means-tested government
   cash transfers). . . . . .      5.0     10.8     16.3     23.3     44.5     .394

Definition 15 (definition 14 
   plus return on home equity)     5.2     11.0     16.3     23.4     44.1     .388

Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, March 1996 Current Population Survey.


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Income |  Last Revised: June 17, 2010