Denmark -Income inequality on the rise -September 02, 2014

A recent analysis from the think-tank Cevea shows that income inequality is on the rise. The analysis shows that the wealthiest one percent of Danes – about 46,000 individuals – own nearly one third of the country’s total wealth. The gap is increasing.

A recent analysis from the think-tank Cevea shows that income inequality is on the rise. The analysis shows that the wealthiest one percent of Danes – about 46,000 individuals – own nearly one third of the country’s total wealth. The gap is increasing; since 2002, the income of the wealthiest has increased by nearly 30% while the poorest have ten percent less wealth than they did 12 years ago.

English: http://www.thelocal.dk/20140901/denmarks-one-percent-problem   

Explained (in Danish) on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch ...  

 

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