Change in sources of comprehensive income for non-elderly households in the middle fifth, selected years, 1979–2007 (2011 dollars)

Income Wages and imputed taxes Capital income Pensions and other income Cash transfers Employer- sponsored insurance In-kind income*
1979 $61,062 $51,184 $3,196 $1,541 $2,172 $2,550 $420
1989 62,785 50,941 3,965 2,391 2,055 3,010 424
1995 64,720 51,213 3,116 2,803 2,617 3,915 1,056
2000 69,495 55,813 3,491 3,106 2,477 3,456 1,151
2007 73,194 56,495 3,405 3,680 3,182 4,569 1,863
Average annual change
1979–1989 0.3% 0.0% 2.2% 4.5% -0.6% 1.7% 0.1%
1989–1995 0.5 0.1 -3.9 2.7 4.1 4.5 16.4
1995–2000 1.4 1.7 2.3 2.1 -1.1 -2.5 1.7
2000–2007 0.7 0.2 -0.4 2.5 3.6 4.1 7.1
1979–2007 0.6 0.4 0.2 3.2 1.4 2.1 5.5
Total change
1979–1989 $1,723 -$243 $769 $850 -$117 $460 $4
1989–1995 1,935 271 -849 412 562 906 633
1995–2000 4,775 4,601 375 304 -140 -460 95
2000–2007 3,699 681 -86 574 705 1,114 711
1979–2007 12,133 5,311 210 2,140 1,010 2,019 1,443
Share of total change
1979–1989 100.0% -14.1% 44.6% 49.3% -6.8% 26.7% 0.2%
1989–1995 100.0 14.0 -43.9 21.3 29.1 46.8 32.7
1995–2000 100.0 96.3 7.9 6.4 -2.9 -9.6 2.0
2000–2007 100.0 18.4 -2.3 15.5 19.1 30.1 19.2
1979–2007 100.0 43.8 1.7 17.6 8.3 16.6 11.9

* In-kind income does not include employer-sponsored insurance.

Source: Authors' analysis of Congressional Budget Office (2010c)

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