This book from the World Bank tracks the wealth of 141 countries between 1995 and 2014. It moves beyond simple GDP to examine 19 types of natural capital, net foreign assets and human capital (with breakdowns by gender and type of employment) which underlie the simple GDP production.
Launched in 2017 as a single point of access for statistics on global inequality data, this great site is managed by an international consortium of economists including Thomas Piketty. It emerged from the earlier World Top Incomes Database (WTID). Its website states its aims as providing Distributional National Accounts (DINA), that is, to provide annual estimates of […]
Which countries have the most millionaires? Find out in the latest Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report which also has sections on household inequality and changes in income since the financial crash. For a focus on high worth individuals see the World Wealth Report from Capgemini. The Frank Knight wealth report has information on where rich […]
Get the latest data in the 2016 Global Wealth Report from the Credit Suisse Research Institute. It ranks nations by wealth and examines gaps in household wealth between rich and poor in individual nations. It identifies Russia as the world’s most unequal country, with 74.5% of the nation’s wealth controlled by 1% of the people. For […]
Get some recent data from the latest inter-generational fairness Index published by the Inter-generational Foundation. For the past 5 years it has been examining the economic, social mobility and health prospects for young British people in comparison with older generations. Shockingly it finds that rising rents, unaffordable housing and more precarious employment could lead to […]
According to the latest annual poverty and social exclusion report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation which provides data and analysis for the last 5 years . The Trussell Trust has also recorded rising foodbank usage. Also this week analysis on lifetime wealth from IFS found that using data from the Wealth and Assets survey younger […]