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Release Tables:
Levels of Wealth by Wealth Percentile Groups

   
    Q3 1989    
 
 
    Q3 2019
Millions of Dollars
Name Q3 2019 Q2 2019 Q3 2018
Total Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
35,249,894 35,182,484 34,503,573
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
43,207,975 42,956,225 41,905,637
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
36,901,734 36,800,981 35,804,053
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
7,282,255 7,090,939 6,757,439
Nonfinancial Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
4,883,989 4,956,539 4,845,639
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
10,012,004 9,972,326 9,586,349
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
14,576,439 14,585,789 14,121,769
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
5,434,826 5,235,966 4,937,753
Real Estate
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
3,944,553 4,017,655 3,924,079
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
9,062,050 9,032,496 8,659,494
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
12,199,254 12,236,277 11,840,177
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
3,984,048 3,814,947 3,601,775
Consumer Durables
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
939,436 938,883 921,560
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
949,954 939,830 926,855
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
2,377,184 2,349,513 2,281,592
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
1,450,777 1,421,019 1,335,978
Financial Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
30,365,905 30,225,946 29,657,933
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
33,195,971 32,983,900 32,319,288
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
22,325,296 22,215,192 21,682,284
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
1,847,430 1,854,972 1,819,686
Checkable Deposits and Currency
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
259,027 301,871 269,566
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
307,872 355,640 320,169
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
384,304 429,093 398,832
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
93,660 103,620 96,652
Time Deposits and Short-term Investments
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
3,340,697 3,257,115 3,068,591
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
3,379,403 3,315,780 3,317,965
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
2,803,848 2,788,550 2,675,413
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
291,525 290,030 279,691
Money Market Fund Shares
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
560,939 500,495 419,355
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
903,934 850,302 760,956
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
462,340 431,051 382,877
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
26,950 24,083 19,681
Debt Securities
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
1,863,028 1,868,979 1,789,168
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
2,234,307 2,219,117 2,037,118
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
1,012,963 1,006,664 930,825
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
42,819 43,114 41,467
US Government Securities and Municipal Securities
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
1,554,859 1,552,236 1,463,771
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
1,927,507 1,905,028 1,716,521
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
868,336 859,146 781,407
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
36,617 36,740 35,111
Corporate and Foreign Bonds
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
308,169 316,743 325,396
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
306,800 314,089 320,597
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
144,627 147,518 149,418
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
6,202 6,375 6,356
Loans (Assets)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
282,737 274,675 271,021
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
481,935 460,901 473,430
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
84,055 78,802 82,651
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
1,534 1,549 1,707
Other Loans and Advances (Assets)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
256,271 247,292 241,188
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
458,992 436,481 444,365
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
72,327 66,606 69,144
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
1,102 1,076 1,121
Mortgages
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
26,466 27,382 29,833
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
22,943 24,420 29,065
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
11,728 12,196 13,507
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
432 473 585
Corporate Equities and Mutual Fund Shares
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
13,601,833 13,741,875 14,017,250
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
8,508,952 8,560,828 8,662,334
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
2,786,743 2,795,621 2,833,588
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
190,965 192,660 198,785
Life Insurance Reserves
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
326,950 331,319 326,204
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
515,105 509,947 500,640
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
732,138 715,851 699,493
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
154,930 152,633 149,592
Pension Entitlements
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
2,202,372 2,196,043 2,143,684
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
12,521,292 12,426,268 12,185,253
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
11,906,980 11,835,579 11,628,100
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
692,076 692,591 681,076
Equity in Noncorpoate Business
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
7,828,031 7,653,303 7,257,405
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
4,077,374 4,019,696 3,802,219
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
1,494,871 1,479,121 1,410,680
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
118,962 121,398 120,152
Miscellaneous Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
100,290 100,272 95,689
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
265,798 265,421 259,204
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
657,054 654,859 639,826
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
234,010 233,294 230,882
Total Liabilities
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
716,524 711,378 704,838
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
3,090,600 3,030,865 2,975,413
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
6,000,281 6,052,137 5,984,227
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
5,614,221 5,458,309 5,302,170
Loans (Liabilities)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
709,296 704,622 697,704
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
3,079,312 3,019,900 2,964,261
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
5,985,667 6,037,548 5,969,751
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
5,610,728 5,454,871 5,298,704
Home mortgages
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
453,546 454,523 456,438
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
2,549,554 2,493,029 2,426,008
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
4,339,101 4,432,514 4,415,143
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
3,175,244 3,052,255 2,962,212
Consumer Credit
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
90,227 85,522 80,087
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
337,813 335,021 331,502
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
1,505,593 1,465,163 1,413,546
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
2,195,895 2,165,909 2,114,009
Depository Institutions Loans n.e.c.
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
43,403 43,785 46,283
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
31,844 31,391 28,827
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
64,333 63,035 55,969
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
122,306 119,868 106,108
Other Loans and Advances (Liabilities)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
122,120 120,792 114,895
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
160,101 160,458 177,924
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
76,640 76,835 85,093
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
117,284 116,839 116,374
Deferred and Unpaid Life Insurance Premiums
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
7,228 6,756 7,134
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
11,288 10,966 11,153
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
14,613 14,589 14,475
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
3,493 3,438 3,466
Total Net Worth
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
34,533,370 34,471,107 33,798,735
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
40,117,375 39,925,360 38,930,224
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
30,901,454 30,748,844 29,819,826
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
1,668,034 1,632,629 1,455,269
   

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