Special Report

The Countries With the Worst Wealth Inequality

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30. Seychelles
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 90%: 19.27
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 50%: 113.24 — 19 highest of 158 countries
> Share of household wealth top 10%: 68.17% — #30 highest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth mid 40%: 28.83% — #31 lowest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth bottom 50%: 3.01% — #34 lowest of 174 countries
> GNI per capita, 2020: $24,140 — #51 highest of 156 countries

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29. United States
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 90%: 22.17
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 50%: 240.27 — 9 highest of 158 countries
> Share of household wealth top 10%: 71.12% — #29 highest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth mid 40%: 27.39% — #30 lowest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth bottom 50%: 1.48% — #25 lowest of 174 countries
> GNI per capita, 2020: $64,610 — #9 highest of 156 countries

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28. Iraq
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 90%: 22.96
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 50%: 193.12 — 14 highest of 158 countries
> Share of household wealth top 10%: 71.84% — #28 highest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth mid 40%: 26.30% — #29 lowest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth bottom 50%: 1.86% — #30 lowest of 174 countries
> GNI per capita, 2020: $9,400 — #63 lowest of 156 countries

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27. Zimbabwe
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 90%: 23.20
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 50%: 155.95 — 16 highest of 158 countries
> Share of household wealth top 10%: 72.05% — #27 highest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth mid 40%: 25.64% — #24 lowest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth bottom 50%: 2.31% — #33 lowest of 174 countries
> GNI per capita, 2020: $3,420 — #29 lowest of 156 countries

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26. Rwanda
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 90%: 23.43
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 50%: 208.82 — 13 highest of 158 countries
> Share of household wealth top 10%: 72.25% — #26 highest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth mid 40%: 26.02% — #28 lowest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth bottom 50%: 1.73% — #29 lowest of 174 countries
> GNI per capita, 2020: $2,160 — #16 lowest of 156 countries

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