Inequality is out of control: the researchers compared the wealth of the billionaires and the rest of the world

the Billionaires were richer 60 percent of the world’s population. This is stated in the study by Oxfam.

Experts of this charity emphasize economic inequality is out of control. 2153 the state of the world’s billionaires were more than 4.6 billion people. And if you take the entire population of the planet, the people within the 1 percent most wealthy of its inhabitants, in the aggregate, have a status, two times the income of 6.9 billion people in the world. The study also showed that the status of 22 of the richest people in the world than the combined incomes of all women in Africa.

however, over the last decade, the number of billionaires has doubled, reports “Interfax”.

At Oxfam believe that the gap between rich and poor cannot be reduced without conscious action, but only a small part of the authorities is struggling with inequality.

last week it became known who is the richest man in the world. Is Bernard Arnault – the owner of the company LVMH, which includes brands Moet, Hennessy, Louis Vuitton, Givenchy, Guerlain, Christian Dior and others. His fortune is estimated at $ 117 billion. Arno ahead of Jeff Bezos, who led the earlier rating.