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The Countries With the Worst Wealth Inequality

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10. Guinea-Bissau
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 90%: 33.78
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 50%: N/A
> Share of household wealth top 10%: 78.96% — #10 highest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth mid 40%: 21.59% — #12 lowest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth bottom 50%: -0.55% — #11 lowest of 174 countries
> GNI per capita, 2020: $1,980 — #13 lowest of 156 countries

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9. Zambia
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 90%: 35.47
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 50%: N/A
> Share of household wealth top 10%: 79.76% — #9 highest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth mid 40%: 21.07% — #9 lowest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth bottom 50%: -0.83% — #8 lowest of 174 countries
> GNI per capita, 2020: $3,360 — #27 lowest of 156 countries

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8. Brazil
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 90%: 35.58
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 50%: N/A
> Share of household wealth top 10%: 79.81% — #8 highest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth mid 40%: 20.55% — #5 lowest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth bottom 50%: -0.36% — #14 lowest of 174 countries
> GNI per capita, 2020: $14,550 — #69 highest of 156 countries

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7. Swaziland
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 90%: 36.78
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 50%: N/A
> Share of household wealth top 10%: 80.34% — #7 highest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth mid 40%: 20.11% — #2 lowest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth bottom 50%: -0.45% — #12 lowest of 174 countries
> GNI per capita, : No data

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6. Namibia
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 90%: 36.87
> Wealth gap, top 10% / bottom 50%: N/A
> Share of household wealth top 10%: 80.38% — #6 highest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth mid 40%: 20.68% — #8 lowest of 174 countries
> Share of household wealth bottom 50%: -1.06% — #7 lowest of 174 countries
> GNI per capita, 2020: $9,180 — #62 lowest of 156 countries

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