The 62 Richest People Are As Wealthy As Half The World
The shocking extent of financial inequality around the world has been laid bare by a new report from Oxfam. It found that in 2015, 62 individuals owned as much wealth as the poorest half of the world's population. It also criticised the amount of money being kept in offshore tax havens. That comes to an estimated $7.6 trillion - more than the GDP of the UK and Germany combined.
This chart shows global wealth of the bottom 50% and 62 richest individuals from 2001 to 2015.
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