Skip to main content

Release Tables:
Levels of Wealth by Wealth Percentile Groups

   
    Q3 1989    
 
 
    Q4 2021
Millions of Dollars
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 46,650,789 44,940,706 39,952,249
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 56,929,747 54,977,621 50,463,037
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 46,693,103 45,397,997 42,382,312
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 9,351,615 8,888,365 7,460,163
Nonfinancial Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 6,170,506 6,005,054 5,623,258
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 13,230,874 12,743,081 11,173,719
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 19,174,101 18,580,575 17,072,244
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 6,817,686 6,457,640 5,200,913
Real Estate
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 5,268,391 5,139,633 4,859,207
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 11,691,531 11,265,880 9,840,457
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 16,152,066 15,675,903 14,539,771
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 4,993,494 4,730,745 3,749,684
Consumer Durables
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 902,115 865,421 764,051
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 1,539,343 1,477,201 1,333,262
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 3,022,036 2,904,672 2,532,474
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 1,824,193 1,726,895 1,451,229
Financial Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 40,480,283 38,935,652 34,328,991
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 43,698,872 42,234,540 39,289,318
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 27,519,002 26,817,421 25,310,068
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 2,533,928 2,430,725 2,259,250
Checkable Deposits and Currency
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
. . . .
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
. . . .
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
. . . .
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
. . . .
Time Deposits and Short-term Investments
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 2,791,839 2,708,178 2,582,581
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 4,019,692 3,912,654 3,748,139
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 3,694,480 3,588,442 3,427,816
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 331,649 323,584 310,956
Money Market Fund Shares
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 1,038,964 993,033 908,803
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 1,118,475 1,090,335 1,034,727
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 611,907 599,302 573,448
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 20,218 19,458 18,044
Debt Securities
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 1,060,509 1,194,758 1,674,914
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 1,082,151 1,161,664 1,522,896
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 634,702 661,642 849,815
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 23,789 24,686 27,110
US Government Securities and Municipal Securities
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 919,663 1,031,445 1,436,536
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 1,044,090 1,103,091 1,417,059
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 573,297 596,147 760,633
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 21,476 22,292 23,780
Corporate and Foreign Bonds
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 140,845 163,313 238,378
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 38,061 58,573 105,837
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 61,405 65,496 89,182
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 2,313 2,394 3,330
Loans (Assets)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 801,418 751,621 678,809
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 228,751 231,105 226,380
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 81,756 79,458 75,002
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 4,811 4,361 3,832
Other Loans and Advances (Assets)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 781,368 731,217 657,482
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 203,648 205,449 199,260
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 53,311 50,646 45,265
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 3,871 3,383 2,749
Mortgages
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 20,049 20,404 21,327
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 25,103 25,656 27,120
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 28,445 28,812 29,737
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 940 978 1,083
Corporate Equities and Mutual Fund Shares
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 22,949,577 21,828,066 18,607,150
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 14,885,637 14,221,403 12,305,470
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 4,461,946 4,286,326 3,776,223
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 275,722 261,335 220,130
Life Insurance Reserves
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 625,678 603,918 581,549
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 532,294 527,230 523,039
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 641,073 634,822 629,598
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 130,356 131,168 132,784
Pension Entitlements
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 1,359,005 1,457,096 1,533,030
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 15,803,619 15,327,792 14,611,298
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 13,571,227 13,278,174 12,779,325
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 1,018,021 958,549 876,243
Equity in Noncorpoate Business
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
. . . .
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
. . . .
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
. . . .
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
. . . .
Miscellaneous Assets
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 105,004 110,599 111,545
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 330,353 326,881 312,541
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 683,547 682,703 658,808
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 301,315 298,714 285,285
Total Liabilities
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 788,452 792,808 782,336
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 3,592,215 3,533,282 3,277,098
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 7,438,547 7,260,194 6,969,486
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 5,620,497 5,467,265 5,187,133
Loans (Liabilities)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 782,079 784,688 773,942
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 3,582,417 3,522,849 3,266,785
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 7,421,063 7,244,010 6,954,633
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 5,617,412 5,464,134 5,184,101
Home mortgages
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 576,322 567,109 543,950
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 2,960,132 2,909,356 2,724,729
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 5,522,076 5,421,081 5,207,886
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 2,683,983 2,599,751 2,443,168
Consumer Credit
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 62,051 63,706 64,142
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 292,108 284,701 275,127
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 1,576,638 1,536,087 1,478,739
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 2,503,581 2,453,572 2,366,919
Depository Institutions Loans n.e.c.
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 4,339 15,368 17,718
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 13,875 15,559 15,682
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 164,783 130,418 119,922
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 173,484 156,021 149,090
Other Loans and Advances (Liabilities)
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 139,366 138,506 148,132
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 316,302 313,233 251,247
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 157,566 156,424 148,087
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 256,364 254,791 224,924
Deferred and Unpaid Life Insurance Premiums
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
. . . .
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
. . . .
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
. . . .
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
. . . .
Total Net Worth
Held by the Top 1% (99th to 100th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 45,862,338 44,147,898 39,169,913
Held by the 90th to 99th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 53,337,532 51,444,339 47,185,939
Held by the 50th to 90th Wealth Percentiles
Q4 2021 39,254,556 38,137,802 35,412,827
Held by the Bottom 50% (1st to 50th Wealth Percentiles)
Q4 2021 3,731,118 3,421,100 2,273,030
   

Subscribe to the FRED newsletter


Follow us

Back to Top