United States Social Security Rate  1981-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Social Security Rate in the United States stands at 12.40 percent. Social Security Rate in the United States averaged 20.20 percent from 1981 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 21.55 percent in 1990 and a record low of 12.40 percent in 2017.

United States Social Security Rate
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United States Taxes Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Corporate Tax Rate 21.00 35.00 52.80 1.00 percent [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 39.60 39.60 39.60 35.00 percent [+]
Sales Tax Rate 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 percent [+]
Social Security Rate 12.40 12.40 21.55 12.40 percent [+]
Social Security Rate For Companies 6.20 6.20 13.90 6.20 percent [+]
Social Security Rate For Employees 6.20 6.20 7.65 5.65 percent [+]

United States Social Security Rate

In the United States, the Social Security Rate is a tax related with labor income charged to both companies and employees. Revenues from the Social Security Rate are an important source of income for the government of the United States because they help to pay for many social programs including welfare, health care and many other benefits. This page provides - United States Social Security Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Social Security Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.40 12.40 21.55 12.40 1981 - 2018 percent Yearly

social security rate by Country
Country Last
France 59.20 Dec/18
China 48.00 Dec/18
Russia 47.50 Dec/18
Netherlands 46.34 Dec/18
Italy 42.57 Dec/18
Germany 40.21 Dec/18
Brazil 39.80 Dec/18
Turkey 37.50 Dec/18
Spain 36.25 Dec/18
Japan 29.20 Dec/18
United Kingdom 25.80 Dec/18
India 24.00 Dec/18
South Korea 18.81 Dec/18
Canada 13.81 Dec/18
Switzerland 12.46 Dec/18
United States 12.40 Dec/18
Australia 11.50 Dec/18
Indonesia 9.74 Dec/18
Mexico 9.23 Dec/18