Earned income is the sum of earned and entrepreneurial income received by households and income recipients during the year.
The earned income concept of the income distribution statistics includes income items taxed in taxation both as earned and capital income. From the statistical year 1999 onwards, the concept of earnings has been used for earned income in the income distribution statistics. The content of the concept has not changed.
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Validity of the definition
- Valid until (31 December 2078)