Archive for February, 2015

Nearly 40% of Americans Now Hold a Passport

February 20, 2015

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Passportsperyear

Since 1989, the percentage of Americans has increased from 3% to 38% today. In addition, around 14,000,000 passports were issued in 2014, compared to less than 4,000,000 in 1989.

–from dadaviz.com

Income Share of Top 1% by Geographic Region

February 4, 2015

Income share of top 1% by geographical location

According to Economic Policy Institute, the Northeastern United States holds the highest share of the top 1% income, followed by the West Coast. The Midwest holds the lowest share.

–Source┬áThe Economic Policy Institute