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Inequality charts from the BBC

Where are the millionaires?

(Figures in thousands, US$)

Source: Credit Suisse Global Wealth Databook 2018


How does inequality in the US compare?

(Most recent Gini coefficient scores)

Source: World Bank


Where the 1% have the largest wealth share


Source: Credit Suisse Global Wealth Databook 2018


More income in America is going to 1% of the population



Income share of the top 1%


Source: World Inequality Database


A man sleeping rough in New York

  1. Helge Nome
    March 9, 2019 at 12:20 am

    Recipe for revolution

  2. Helen Sakho
    March 11, 2019 at 12:41 am

    Indeed it should be. But in the absence of a potent global movement by unions, or equivalent, one cannot be very optimistic. The cover of the Economist last week carried an image of young people asking for “socialism” and social justice. This is progress in my mind. Luckily by the time they have found jobs, survived their debt burdens and the pollution we have left them with, they can change this rotting world to a better one.

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