Kōrero: Economy

Distribution of disposable income, 1982 and 1996

Distribution of disposable income, 1982 and 1996

This table shows the proportion of disposable income held by all households in 1982 and 1996. It suggests that the bottom half of all households had considerably less of the disposable income in 1996 than 14 years before (31.1% as compared with 27.8%). Conversely, the top 10% of households saw their share of the disposable income rise from about a fifth to over a quarter.

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Source: Statistics New Zealand Household Survey

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Brian Easton, 'Economy - Workers and incomes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/diagram/3731/distribution-of-disposable-income-1982-and-1996 (accessed 12 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Brian Easton, updated 16 Sep 2016