27 August 2018

Inequality in Australia 2018

The purpose of this report is to provide a factual underpinning to the debate about inequality in Australia by presenting the latest information on the incomes and asset holdings of people at the upper, middle and lower rungs of the ladder of economic prosperity, trends in income inequality from 1999 to 2016, and in wealth inequality from 2003 to 2016, and to compare Australia’s experience with other OECD countries.