Since the 1980s, more growth has flowed to high income Americans

Per capita annual real National Income growth subdivided by amount of growth earned by each income group, 1963-2014

Top 1%

Next 9%

Upper 40%

Bottom 50%

5.0%

2.5

0

−2.5

−5.0

1970

1980

1990

2000

2010

Top 1%

Next 9%

Upper 40%

Bottom 50%

5.0%

2.5

0

−2.5

−5.0

1965

1970

1975

1980

1985

1990

1995

2000

2005

2010