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Release Tables:
Levels of Wealth by Wealth Percentile Groups

   
    Q3 1989    
 
 
    Q4 2020
Millions of Dollars
Name Q4 2020 Q3 2020 Q4 2019
Total Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
39,363,165 36,763,482 35,344,242
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
50,216,640 47,515,345 45,952,492
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
41,826,881 40,464,439 38,653,330
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
7,586,960 7,294,425 6,956,438
Nonfinancial Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
5,385,022 5,266,052 5,071,653
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
11,076,698 10,807,531 10,390,370
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
16,405,638 16,026,965 15,268,540
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
5,352,305 5,198,551 4,947,999
Real Estate
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
4,607,729 4,507,505 4,324,728
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
9,719,665 9,479,787 9,130,892
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
13,830,837 13,485,724 12,862,340
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
3,880,241 3,762,124 3,610,478
Consumer Durables
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
777,293 758,547 746,925
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
1,357,033 1,327,744 1,259,478
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
2,574,802 2,541,241 2,406,200
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
1,472,064 1,436,427 1,337,521
Financial Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
33,978,143 31,497,430 30,272,590
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
39,139,942 36,707,814 35,562,122
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
25,421,243 24,437,474 23,384,790
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
2,234,655 2,095,874 2,008,439
Checkable Deposits and Currency
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
856,850 452,698 196,565
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
1,087,393 684,087 382,556
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
873,247 602,269 366,998
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
220,824 161,484 104,750
Time Deposits and Short-term Investments
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
2,738,218 2,882,418 2,568,945
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
3,955,193 4,129,667 3,728,808
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
3,586,915 3,762,465 3,363,346
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
314,788 326,148 300,338
Money Market Fund Shares
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
792,014 817,045 689,858
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
962,771 977,557 904,482
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
514,597 521,113 486,776
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
13,690 14,028 12,732
Debt Securities
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
1,954,680 2,000,774 2,349,766
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
1,781,845 1,736,321 2,014,633
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
936,986 888,765 1,021,959
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
27,451 27,445 26,447
US Government Securities and Municipal Securities
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
1,536,431 1,554,553 1,913,610
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
1,453,187 1,389,227 1,679,037
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
749,063 699,989 842,874
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
23,569 23,342 22,425
Corporate and Foreign Bonds
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
418,249 446,220 436,155
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
328,658 347,094 335,596
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
187,923 188,776 179,085
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
3,882 4,103 4,022
Loans (Assets)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
675,727 644,785 592,068
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
221,536 226,965 199,001
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
74,138 73,240 65,650
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
4,516 4,020 3,608
Other Loans and Advances (Assets)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
654,725 623,463 569,771
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
196,001 200,955 171,616
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
45,499 44,259 35,555
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
3,555 3,016 2,494
Mortgages
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
21,002 21,323 22,298
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
25,536 26,011 27,385
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
28,640 28,981 30,095
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
960 1,004 1,114
Corporate Equities and Mutual Fund Shares
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
17,789,042 15,518,638 15,099,883
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
11,876,038 10,511,606 10,246,193
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
3,662,639 3,291,488 3,193,591
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
187,093 164,342 159,294
Life Insurance Reserves
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
553,952 528,913 518,268
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
519,351 506,221 493,318
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
614,803 600,982 592,120
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
129,408 127,983 127,579
Pension Entitlements
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
1,493,875 1,541,627 1,574,962
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
14,304,226 13,662,150 13,300,058
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
12,790,758 12,318,651 12,040,001
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
883,990 831,773 829,358
Equity in Noncorpoate Business
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
7,015,973 6,999,514 6,575,612
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
4,117,204 3,963,800 3,993,939
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
1,727,399 1,743,802 1,639,270
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
173,619 163,475 178,309
Miscellaneous Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
107,811 111,016 106,663
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
314,385 309,440 299,135
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
639,761 634,700 615,078
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
279,278 275,175 266,025
Total Liabilities
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
750,479 761,690 759,845
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
3,226,464 3,105,756 2,941,069
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
7,020,870 6,910,794 6,816,531
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
5,101,153 5,025,604 4,941,234
Loans (Liabilities)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
743,271 751,881 750,918
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
3,216,226 3,094,725 2,930,383
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
7,005,666 6,897,014 6,802,643
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
5,098,232 5,022,545 4,938,240
Home mortgages
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
541,490 536,428 528,577
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
2,707,273 2,655,822 2,536,080
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
5,230,491 5,176,879 5,086,314
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
2,456,120 2,417,339 2,330,869
Consumer Credit
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
66,548 68,538 61,240
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
271,174 267,763 275,170
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
1,474,076 1,454,980 1,484,149
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
2,366,288 2,342,309 2,356,375
Depository Institutions Loans n.e.c.
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
8,087 9,275 12,696
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
17,277 17,070 16,671
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
112,293 108,874 100,455
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
145,466 143,021 137,688
Other Loans and Advances (Liabilities)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
127,146 137,641 148,406
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
220,503 154,070 102,462
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
188,806 156,280 131,725
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
130,358 119,875 113,308
Deferred and Unpaid Life Insurance Premiums
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
7,208 9,809 8,927
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
10,238 11,031 10,686
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
15,203 13,780 13,888
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
2,921 3,059 2,994
Total Net Worth
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
38,612,686 36,001,791 34,584,397
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
46,990,175 44,409,589 43,011,423
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
34,806,012 33,553,646 31,836,799
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
2,485,807 2,268,821 2,015,204
   

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