In 2015, GINI index for Austria was 30.5 index. Though Austria GINI index fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 2006 - 2015 period ending at 30.5 index in 2015. The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant.
Chile currently spends about 7 percent of its GDP on health care. As of 1997 the public health system covered 67 percent of the Chilean population while private health insurance covered 27 percent. Public health care is somewhat inefficient, and the government is moving toward privatization of this sector.
But while German wealth inequality was high, the study concluded, it was also relatively constant. Crucially, the new study claims that the wealth gap is actually widening. Researchers attribute the lack of data on the wealth of Germany’s super rich to the abolition of the wealth tax in 1996.
New World Bank Report Outlines Policy Options to Curb Income Disparity and Protect the Poor Jakarta, December 8, 2015: Inequality in Indonesia is climbing faster than in most of its East Asian neighbors, raising the concerns of many Indonesians, says a new World Bank report.
Income-distribution and wealth distribution are however not the same thing. What some may not know is that wealth-inequality is relatively high in Sweden. The top one percent own around 35% of wealth in the United States. In Sweden, because of extensive tax evasion, the number is harder to calculate.
The UK has the 7th most unequal incomes of 30 countries in the developed world, but is about average in terms of wealth inequality. While the top fifth have 40% of the country's income and 60% of the country's wealth, the bottom fifth have only 8% of the income and only 1% of the wealth.
Publication date: 2011 1. Wage Inequality. Over the last 30 years, wage inequality in the United States has increased substantially, with the overall level of inequality now approaching the extreme level that prevailed prior to the Great Depression.