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Release Tables:
Levels of Wealth by Wealth Percentile Groups

   
    Q3 1989    
 
 
    Q1 2020
Millions of Dollars
Name Q1 2020 Q4 2019 Q1 2019
Total Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
33,328,561 37,006,500 34,612,790
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
42,288,033 44,272,410 42,129,167
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
37,058,593 37,774,328 36,511,960
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
7,253,498 7,273,433 6,749,503
Nonfinancial Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
5,329,845 5,266,733 5,214,722
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
10,097,553 9,997,053 9,753,431
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
15,255,629 15,043,402 14,710,614
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
5,427,359 5,375,245 4,897,655
Real Estate
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
4,268,806 4,207,869 4,232,782
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
9,205,550 9,114,416 8,825,596
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
12,892,999 12,696,243 12,411,647
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
3,948,263 3,911,407 3,514,718
Consumer Durables
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
1,061,038 1,058,864 981,940
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
892,003 882,637 927,835
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
2,362,629 2,347,159 2,298,967
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
1,479,096 1,463,838 1,382,938
Financial Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
27,998,716 31,739,767 29,398,068
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
32,190,480 34,275,357 32,375,736
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
21,802,964 22,730,926 21,801,346
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
1,826,139 1,898,189 1,851,847
Checkable Deposits and Currency
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
293,250 256,402 267,833
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
335,301 294,493 334,623
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
415,530 377,223 393,456
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
98,905 90,411 95,969
Time Deposits and Short-term Investments
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
3,711,487 3,497,541 3,271,195
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
3,479,460 3,332,076 3,271,137
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
2,843,848 2,816,697 2,745,443
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
294,083 291,021 284,410
Money Market Fund Shares
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
820,582 627,379 476,560
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
1,077,556 944,863 815,242
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
574,509 491,323 415,861
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
38,963 29,790 23,064
Debt Securities
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
1,964,572 2,070,935 2,115,213
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
2,017,203 2,215,971 2,007,057
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
835,135 894,711 822,711
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
36,257 36,039 36,775
US Government Securities and Municipal Securities
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
1,613,620 1,727,009 1,807,948
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
1,710,269 1,915,783 1,747,669
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
696,889 759,720 707,288
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
30,555 30,507 31,786
Corporate and Foreign Bonds
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
350,952 343,925 307,265
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
306,934 300,188 259,388
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
138,245 134,991 115,423
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
5,703 5,533 4,989
Loans (Assets)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
260,768 207,300 290,100
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
602,733 536,955 447,913
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
111,860 90,454 75,415
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
1,493 1,439 1,551
Other Loans and Advances (Assets)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
238,889 184,358 264,454
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
582,013 514,700 421,118
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
102,012 80,083 63,671
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
1,201 1,102 1,094
Mortgages
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
21,879 22,943 25,646
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
20,720 22,255 26,795
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
9,848 10,371 11,744
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
293 337 457
Corporate Equities and Mutual Fund Shares
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
11,328,218 15,289,320 13,787,944
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
7,754,546 9,661,901 8,887,592
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
2,644,475 3,141,228 2,917,872
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
157,703 217,047 192,270
Life Insurance Reserves
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
322,923 311,405 342,933
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
497,749 502,229 496,410
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
729,853 756,108 698,408
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
158,483 161,541 151,237
Pension Entitlements
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
1,974,713 2,219,614 2,117,383
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
12,362,577 12,773,232 12,190,793
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
11,629,857 12,164,761 11,707,602
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
679,291 712,977 698,416
Equity in Noncorpoate Business
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
7,221,299 7,159,767 6,626,962
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
3,793,172 3,744,868 3,659,636
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
1,335,189 1,317,712 1,379,166
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
122,745 120,800 135,169
Miscellaneous Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
100,904 100,103 101,944
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
270,183 268,769 265,333
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
682,708 680,708 645,412
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
238,216 237,123 232,986
Total Liabilities
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
780,624 778,671 781,540
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
3,127,332 3,093,970 2,920,440
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
5,969,965 5,995,912 5,984,480
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
5,755,629 5,709,027 5,390,481
Loans (Liabilities)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
772,461 772,182 773,906
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
3,115,624 3,083,240 2,909,370
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
5,954,562 5,980,269 5,970,193
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
5,751,854 5,705,394 5,387,025
Home mortgages
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
490,002 487,569 482,223
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
2,564,442 2,545,030 2,435,584
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
4,314,377 4,314,313 4,406,169
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
3,290,269 3,253,187 3,026,618
Consumer Credit
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
84,185 83,779 88,654
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
361,306 360,804 329,020
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
1,490,804 1,524,617 1,436,662
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
2,210,068 2,211,691 2,134,306
Depository Institutions Loans n.e.c.
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
40,591 43,039 45,313
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
33,553 32,508 30,500
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
70,510 65,147 58,263
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
137,742 127,018 113,452
Other Loans and Advances (Liabilities)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
157,682 157,796 157,715
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
156,323 144,899 114,266
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
78,871 76,193 69,099
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
113,776 113,498 112,649
Deferred and Unpaid Life Insurance Premiums
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
8,163 6,488 7,634
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
11,708 10,730 11,070
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
15,403 15,644 14,287
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
3,775 3,633 3,456
Total Net Worth
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
32,547,937 36,227,829 33,831,250
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
39,160,701 41,178,440 39,208,727
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
31,088,628 31,778,416 30,527,479
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
1,497,869 1,564,406 1,359,022
   

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