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Wealth Inequality In The UK

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Wealth inequality, sometimes referred to as the wealth gap is the unequal distribution of assets among residents in an economy. Wealth includes the values of homes, automobiles, personal valuables, businesses, savings, investment and cash. Currently global wealth inequality is growing, with half the world’s wealth now in the hands of a mere 1% of the population.
In the UK wealth inequality has risen since 2000, as the gap in wealth per adult between the lower segment and rest of the population has increased.
The Credit Suisse survey calculates that there are now 2.4 million dollar millionaires in the UK, up 68,000 on a year earlier. In the US the number of millionaires is now more than 15m – up 903,000.
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