The city of Paris alone accommodates 20% of high-income households, and the department of Hauts-de-Seine, situated to the west of the capital, brings together him 10%.
More than 40% of households with very high income, that is to say, the 1% of the wealthiest households, resident in the Île-de-France, according to a study by the Insee published on Tuesday.
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The region francilienne (43%) ahead of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (11%) in the number of households earning more than 9000 euros per month for a single person or 19 020 for a couple with two children. And considering the most affluent of these households (0.1% of the richest, with a monthly income of more than 22 360 euros), more than half (54%) reside in the Île-de-France.Your support is essential. Subscribe for $ 1 support Us
The city of Paris alone accommodates 20% of high-income households, and the department of Hauts-de-Seine, situated to the west of the capital, brings together him 10%. According to Insee, this can be explained by "the economic weight of the area", and the high proportion of executives. In the final position, is located in the region Corsica, as well as Martinique and Réunion.
These households are also found in significant proportion "in the border territories, coastal areas and metropolitan," says Insee. If as in all French households, their main source of income comes from their wages, these households are more likely to perceive the non-wage income and wealth".
for example, 22% of them derive most of their income from their wealth, compared to 5% for all households. This is particularly the case in Corsica and Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'azur, notes the Insee.
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As regards the composition of these households, are more likely to be couples without children (37%) or elderly households with a member over 60 years of age (48%). Conversely, women living alone represent only a household tax of ten among those with very high income, compared to 1 in 5 in the general population.
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Finally, households with very high income pay 30% in direct tax, the fact of the progressiveness of the tax on the income.