Inequality

These charts show the growing income inequality between the world's richest and poorest

Income inequality gap remains significant both between and within countries. Image: REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi/File Photo

Joe Myers

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Global wealth and income inequality, 2021
Income and wealth inequality in 2021. Image: World Inequality Report
Global income inequality: Between vs. within country inequality (Theil index) 1820-2020
The changing shape of global income inequality. Image: World Inequality Report

Average annual wealth growth rate, 1995-2021
The growth in wealth. Image: World Inequality Report

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