Special Report

Countries Where the 1% Control the Most Wealth

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50. Israel
> Household wealth share top 1%: 31.11% of all household wealth
> Household wealth top 10%: 62.32% — #60 highest of 174 countries
> Household wealth mid 40%: 32.72% — #56 lowest of 174 countries
> Household wealth bottom 50%: 4.96% — #76 lowest of 174 countries
> Average income: $40,963 — #16 highest of 150 countries

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49. Comoros
> Household wealth share top 1%: 31.20% of all household wealth
> Household wealth top 10%: 64.23% — #47 highest of 174 countries
> Household wealth mid 40%: 31.62% — #46 lowest of 174 countries
> Household wealth bottom 50%: 4.15% — #54 lowest of 174 countries
> Average income: No data

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48. Singapore
> Household wealth share top 1%: 31.24% of all household wealth
> Household wealth top 10%: 62.08% — #62 highest of 174 countries
> Household wealth mid 40%: 32.86% — #58 lowest of 174 countries
> Household wealth bottom 50%: 5.06% — #82 highest of 174 countries
> Average income: $71,326 — #4 highest of 150 countries

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47. Switzerland
> Household wealth share top 1%: 31.50% of all household wealth
> Household wealth top 10%: 62.85% — #54 highest of 174 countries
> Household wealth mid 40%: 33.44% — #62 lowest of 174 countries
> Household wealth bottom 50%: 3.71% — #48 lowest of 174 countries
> Average income: $50,140 — #9 highest of 150 countries

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46. Madagascar
> Household wealth share top 1%: 32.01% of all household wealth
> Household wealth top 10%: 65.00% — #45 highest of 174 countries
> Household wealth mid 40%: 31.07% — #44 lowest of 174 countries
> Household wealth bottom 50%: 3.94% — #51 lowest of 174 countries
> Average income: $2,537 — #11 lowest of 150 countries