|National, Public and Private Capital in Europe and in the United States, 1870-2010
||1870-12-31 2010-12-31 PIKETTY/TS4_5 % national income
Source: Piketty-Zucman 2013, Canada.xls, links frozen on 24-01-2013
|Share of the top incomes in the total revenue: Britain, Germany, Sweden and Japan 1900-2010
||1900-12-31 2010-12-31 PIKETTY/TS9_2 Per Cent
Top income shares series based upon WTID series; missing values interpolated using moving averages and top 5% and top 1% series (see formulas and "Details" sheet) copied from DetailsTS9.2 (links frozen on 2-25-2013)
|Net foreign capital/national income ratios in rich countries, 1970-2010
||1970-12-31 2010-12-31 PIKETTY/TS5_5 Per Cent (Ratio x 100)
|Capital in The United States, 1870-2010
||1770-12-31 2010-12-31 PIKETTY/TS4_2 % national income
Source: Piketty-Zucman 2013, USA.xls, links frozen on 01-24-2013.
|National capital/national income ratios in rich countries, 1970-2010
||1970-12-31 2010-12-31 PIKETTY/TS5_3 Per Cent (Ratio x 100)
|Share of the top income in the total income: India, South Africa, Indonesia, Argentina, China, Colombia 1900-2010
||1913-12-31 2010-12-31 PIKETTY/TS9_5 Per Cent
Top income shares series based upon WTID series (see formulas and "Details" sheet) copied from DetailsTS9.5 (links frozen on 2-25-2013)
|Detailed Data on the Distribution of World Population, Ad1-2012
||0001-12-31 2012-12-31 PIKETTY/TS1_2B Units: millions of people. Source: Author's calculations based on Angus Maddison's historical series, 'Historical statistics of the world economy 1-2008' (February 2010) and official series from the UN and the World Bank for the period 1990-2012 (Octobre 2012). Russia was included in Europe and former Central Asian Republiques and Oceania in Asia. All the details are given in the excel file: MaddisonWorldGDPSeries1to2008.xls, sheet 'CorrectedSummaryTables'. The link to this file was broken on 2-8-2013. Maddison data is on Quandl.com
|World Output Distribution,1870-2100 (estimate)
||1870-12-31 2100-12-31 PIKETTY/TS12_4B World output distribution; Table S1.1 (1870-2010); Table CTS1.3 (2030-2100); links frozen on 4-7-2013 Data from Piketty, Thomas, "Capital in the 21st Century, Harvard University Press", 2014
|Employment by Sector in France and the United States, 1800-2012
||1800-12-31 2012-12-31 PIKETTY/T2_4 Per Cent of Total Employment
In 2012, agriculture made 3% of total employment in France, vs. 21% in manufacturing and 76% in the services. Construction - 7% of employment in France and the U.S. in 2012 - was included in manufacturing.,,,,,,
Sources: see piketty.pse.ens.fr/capital21c.,,,,,,
Data for 1800: France: C. Marchand, O. Thélot, Le Travail en France 1800-2000, Nathan, 1997, Tableau A3, p.214 (data for 1806); United States, Historical Statistics of the United States, US Census Bureau, 1976, Part 1, p.139 (total employment data and agricultural jobs data for 1800; estimates of the disentanglement industry/services from incomplete data of 1800-1840),,,,,,
Data for 1900 et 1950: T. Piketty, "Les emplois de services de France et aux Etats-Unis", Note de la Fondation Saint-Simon, 1997, Tableau III, p.11 (all the details on the sources are avalaible pp.43-44; figures for the United States regard years 1900 and 1950, figures for France regard years 1906 et 1954),,,,,,
Data for 2012: from employment survey 2011 (France) et current population survey 2011 (US) (see raw files in directory RawDataFiles),,,,,,
|Detailed Series of World Population 0-2100
||0001-12-31 2100-12-31 PIKETTY/TS2_2D Units: Millions of People. Source: Author's calculations from Angus Maddison's historical series, 'Historical statistics of the world economy 1-2008' (February 2010), United Nations/World Bank's official series for 1990-2012 (Octobre 2012), et UN official projections for 2012-2100 (UN Population Prospects, April 2011 version) (central scenario, then high scenario, then low scenario). Russia was included in Europe, and former Central Asia Republiques et Oceania in Asia. All the details are available in the followong excel files: population data 0-2012 are directly copied from table S1.2; projections directly copied from file WorldGDP.xls sheets TableW8, TableW8H et Table W8L
Thomas Piketty's book "Capital in the 21st Century", contains over 50 graphs and charts. Professor Piketty has published the raw data behind these charts and that data has now been indexed here.
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About Thomas Piketty
Thomas Piketty is a professor of economics at the Paris School of Economics. He specializes in the study of economic inequality. Further resources:
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