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Release Tables:
Levels of Wealth by Wealth Percentile Groups

   
    Q3 1989    
 
 
    Q3 2020
Millions of Dollars
Name Q3 2020 Q2 2020 Q3 2019
Total Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
36,924,134 35,436,320 34,033,758
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
47,631,719 46,299,644 44,706,422
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
40,357,684 39,469,223 37,756,871
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
7,438,624 7,164,628 6,822,979
Nonfinancial Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
5,269,147 5,208,796 5,067,149
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
10,844,361 10,636,202 10,275,527
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
15,906,112 15,681,051 15,137,749
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
5,277,462 5,078,620 4,842,717
Real Estate
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
4,484,124 4,453,173 4,315,021
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
9,526,345 9,361,918 9,037,048
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
13,375,576 13,247,360 12,744,583
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
3,846,304 3,723,971 3,515,601
Consumer Durables
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
785,023 755,623 752,128
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
1,318,016 1,274,284 1,238,479
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
2,530,537 2,433,692 2,393,166
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
1,431,157 1,354,649 1,327,116
Financial Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
31,654,987 30,227,523 28,966,609
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
36,787,358 35,663,442 34,430,895
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
24,451,571 23,788,171 22,619,122
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
2,161,162 2,086,008 1,980,262
Checkable Deposits and Currency
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
448,966 347,855 136,493
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
679,189 565,249 294,700
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
602,034 516,851 291,068
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
161,373 140,784 84,597
Time Deposits and Short-term Investments
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
2,876,504 2,836,421 2,515,399
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
4,116,568 4,069,098 3,655,014
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
3,746,380 3,698,364 3,290,551
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
332,890 329,383 299,805
Money Market Fund Shares
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
806,239 881,554 626,898
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
975,318 1,024,014 854,241
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
528,164 548,401 470,614
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
14,464 15,583 12,398
Debt Securities
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
1,943,955 2,079,968 2,293,911
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
1,688,800 1,737,944 1,900,915
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
870,495 879,971 959,534
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
30,517 31,375 31,021
US Government Securities and Municipal Securities
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
1,617,673 1,614,749 1,917,040
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
1,444,542 1,387,348 1,621,901
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
733,909 692,878 813,327
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
27,595 26,962 27,568
Corporate and Foreign Bonds
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
326,282 465,218 376,871
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
244,258 350,597 279,014
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
136,586 187,093 146,207
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
2,922 4,413 3,453
Loans (Assets)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
645,264 655,257 590,080
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
226,988 245,097 208,022
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
73,332 78,291 68,366
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
3,354 3,213 3,179
Other Loans and Advances (Assets)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
624,128 633,829 567,750
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
201,262 218,903 180,386
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
44,289 48,947 38,101
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
2,342 2,169 2,040
Mortgages
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
21,136 21,429 22,330
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
25,726 26,193 27,635
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
29,043 29,345 30,265
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
1,012 1,043 1,139
Corporate Equities and Mutual Fund Shares
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
15,855,885 14,532,699 14,168,416
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
10,714,443 9,924,677 9,673,323
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
3,334,954 3,120,403 3,009,860
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
177,533 163,071 157,922
Life Insurance Reserves
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
526,914 513,887 512,122
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
505,815 499,937 489,046
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
600,174 593,639 587,755
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
128,756 128,601 129,828
Pension Entitlements
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
1,541,225 1,563,630 1,610,110
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
13,657,183 13,305,164 12,996,443
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
12,303,628 12,044,127 11,759,011
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
855,759 814,131 800,395
Equity in Noncorpoate Business
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
6,899,995 6,706,176 6,407,041
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
3,914,148 3,990,397 4,068,380
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
1,758,384 1,685,387 1,581,140
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
181,691 191,572 202,042
Miscellaneous Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
110,039 110,077 106,140
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
308,907 301,866 290,811
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
634,026 622,738 601,223
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
274,825 268,294 259,076
Total Liabilities
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
747,634 749,412 738,312
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
3,116,291 3,015,656 2,917,149
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
6,889,082 6,799,845 6,707,114
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
5,080,443 5,010,432 4,942,292
Loans (Liabilities)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
738,122 738,965 728,683
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
3,105,265 3,004,413 2,906,324
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
6,875,029 6,786,572 6,693,977
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
5,077,354 5,007,302 4,939,261
Home mortgages
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
543,190 536,580 526,977
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
2,643,493 2,592,749 2,520,873
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
5,188,410 5,131,250 5,051,069
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
2,412,422 2,369,319 2,316,504
Consumer Credit
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
70,161 69,114 63,518
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
270,771 268,605 272,852
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
1,451,691 1,436,357 1,455,299
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
2,343,601 2,315,678 2,325,795
Depository Institutions Loans n.e.c.
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
0 0 0
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
18,910 19,256 18,204
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
65,326 72,652 56,006
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
194,030 202,229 181,421
Other Loans and Advances (Liabilities)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
124,771 133,272 138,188
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
172,092 123,804 94,395
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
169,603 146,313 131,603
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
127,301 120,077 115,541
Deferred and Unpaid Life Insurance Premiums
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
9,512 10,447 9,629
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
11,025 11,242 10,825
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
14,053 13,273 13,137
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
3,089 3,129 3,031
Total Net Worth
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
36,176,500 34,686,907 33,295,446
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
44,515,428 43,283,989 41,789,273
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
33,468,602 32,669,377 31,049,757
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
2,358,181 2,154,196 1,880,687
   

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