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04 February 2019

Top income earners are not particularly rich in a historical perspective – but

their income share has risen sharply in recent decades. Jakob Egholt Søgaards findings featured in article in Berlingske Tidende.

Jakob Egholt Søgaards findings featured in article in Berlingske Tidende.

The one percent of Danes with the highest income now earns 8,7 percent of all income. Historically, this is not a lot, but during the last 25 years the riches percent of the population has almost doubled it’s share of the total income.

Read the article here (in Danish).