Israel’s rich grew richer over last decade

01.05.2012                      09.Ijar. 5772                    Tag 24 des Omer

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Israel's rich grew richer over last decade

Adva Center says employers' share of national income grew almost four times that of workers.

Israel's national income grew by more than a third in the decade to 2011, but most of the increase went to employers rather than wage earners, according to a report by the Adva Center policy analysis institute.
Salaried employees saw their combined income grow just 23% in the period, while employers' income jumped 85%, according to the study by researchers Shlomo Swirski and Etty Konor-Attias. As a result, wage earners' share of total national income declined in 2011 to 63% of the total, down six percentage points than a decade earlier. The employers' share, however, climbed to 13%, from 8-9% in 2001….