Corporate-sector income shares, profit rates, and capital-to-output ratio, selected years, 1959–2010

Income share Profit rate Capital-to-output ratio
Labor Capital Total Pretax Post-tax
1959 77.5% 22.5% 100.0% 12.6% 6.9% 1.78
1969 79.1 20.9 100.0 13.0 7.8 1.61
1979 81.2 18.8 100.0 9.4 5.8 2.01
1989 80.0 20.0 100.0 10.8 7.8 1.85
1995 79.3 20.7 100.0 11.6 8.1 1.79
2000 81.2 18.8 100.0 11.0 7.8 1.71
2007 78.0 22.0 100.0 11.1 7.5 1.99
2010 73.8 26.2 100.0 13.3 9.6 1.97

Source: Authors' analysis of Bureau of Economic Analysis National Income and Product Accounts (Table 1.14) and Fixed Assets Accounts (Table 6.1)

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