Gaps in – personal income

u-richest-people  – 12/2016

The gaps in personal income and assets in the World is unbelievable. In all countries you find individuals who is millions, even billions times riches than the poorest in the same country. That has been the story almost through mankind. But the gap has widened.

The top ten billionaires in the World according to Forbes had in December 2016 total assets of 506 billions US$.

The whole group of Low income countries had i 2015 a GNI worth 396 billions US$.

In 2015 the group of Low income countries consisted of 31 countries with a total population of 638 millions.

10 individuals has more assets than 638 million people creates in income in a year.






Facts about World Development and inequality