‘Dividend also gap between rich and poor’… Top 0.1% Annual Dividend Income 10,393.7 billion won

It was also found that the’pulse phenomenon’ of dividend income continues.

As a result of analyzing ‘2019 dividend income percentile data’ submitted by the National Tax Service by Yang Gyeong-sook, a member of the National Assembly’s Planning and Finance Committee, the dividend income of 9701 people, which is the top 0.1%, accounted for 10,393.7 billion won, accounting for 47% of the total. .

The dividend income percentile is a distribution that shows the dividend income in a finer fraction, and divides the income of 970,000 dividend earners in 0.1% increments, reducing the difference between incomes within the segment and enabling a more precise analysis of the income gap by segment.

Dividend income from stocks of 97,192 people, which is the top 10%, was 20,540299 million won, accounting for 93% of the total dividend income.

The top 10% of dividend income was 13,8601 billion won (93%) in 2015, 13,302.8 billion won (94%) in 2016, 18,374 billion won (94%) in 2017, 18,523.8 billion won (94%) in 2018, etc. Was.

The annual income of 9,019 people, which is the top 1%, from dividends was 15,297.8 billion won, reaching 69% of the total dividend income.

On the other hand, the 4.89 million people, the bottom 50%, earned annual income from dividends of 41.6 billion, which was only 0.2% of the total dividend income.

Rep. Yang said, “In order to improve the asset income gap, we have implemented a comprehensive financial income taxation system, including current assets, finance, and business income, so that the higher the income, the more tax is imposed, but the asset income gap is still not easing.” He emphasized, “The gap between the earned income has been partially reduced due to the income-led growth of the Moon Jae-in administration, but there is still a concentration of wealth, so efforts to improve it are necessary.”

Sejong = Reporter Park Young-jun [email protected]

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