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For The First Time Ever, The Richest 1% Own More Than Half Of The World's Wealth, Or $140 Trillion - Zerohedge

the number of people who control roughly half of the global net worth, or 45.9% of the roughly $280 trillion in household wealth, is declining progressively relative to the total population of the world, and in 2017 the number of people who were worth more than $1 million was just 36 million, roughly 0.7% of the world's population of adults. On the other end of the pyramid, some 3.5 billion adults had a net worth of less than $10,000, accounting for just about $7.6 trillion in household wealth. And inbetween is the so-called global middle class - those 1.4 billion people whose rising anger at the status quo made Brexit and Trump possible.
 The Global Wealth Pyramid of 2010:
 
Source: For The First Time Ever, The Richest 1% Own More Than Half Of The World's Wealth, Or $140 Trillion

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