The US is more interested in median income than anywhere else in the world

Interest in median income is much bigger in the US compared with the rest of the world according to Google Search Trends.

Perhaps the US is more interested in median income because, as Brian Nolan, Max Roser, and Stefan Thewissen say, “the USA a clear outlier… the USA is quite distinctive in its combination of a striking GDP-median divergence and very little growth in the median” compared with all the other OECD nations.

But median income still isn’t nearly as popular as GDP in overall Google searches in the US:

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