Inequality Charts (US and Global)

1,516 views

Published on

Published in: Economy & Finance, Technology
  • Be the first to comment

Inequality Charts (US and Global)

  1. 1. Inequality
  2. 2. OutlineI. Inequality within the USII. Global InequalityIII. The importance of Equality
  3. 3. Income Inequality within the US Percentage of Total Income Earned by the Top 10 Percent United States (1970-2009) 50.0 47.1 44.3 Percentage 41.4 38.6 35.7 32.9 30.0 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 Year
  4. 4. CEO and Worker Pay CEOs pay as a multiple of the average workers pay, 1960-2007Source: Domhoff 2011
  5. 5. Wealth Concentration in the United States Distribution of net worth and financial wealth Top 1 percent Next 19 percent Bottom 80 percent1983 33.8% 47.5% 18.7%1989 37.4% 46.2% 16.5%1992 37.2% 46.6% 16.2%1995 38.5% 45.4% 16.1%1998 38.1% 45.3% 16.6%2001 33.4% 51.0% 15.6%2004 34.3% 50.3% 15.3%2007 34.6% 50.5% 15.0% Source: Domhoff 2011
  6. 6. Financial Wealth in the United States Top 1 percent Next 19 percent Bottom 80 percent1983 42.9% 48.4% 8.7%1989 46.9% 46.5% 6.6%1992 45.6% 46.7% 7.7%1995 47.2% 45.9% 7.0%1998 47.3% 43.6% 9.1%2001 39.7% 51.5% 8.7%2004 42.2% 50.3% 7.5%2007 42.7% 50.3% 7.0% Source: Domhoff 2011
  7. 7. Wealth and Financial Wealth Distribution 2007Source: Domhoff 2011
  8. 8. Every group except the top 1% had a smaller share of income in 2007 than they did in1979, or just an equal share in the case of the 81st-99th percentile group. That meansthe gains in the top quintile are all concentrated in the top 1%.
  9. 9. Social Mobility
  10. 10. Inequality and Health
  11. 11. Inequality and Mental Health
  12. 12. Inequality and Drug Abuse
  13. 13. Inequality and Education
  14. 14. Inequality and Imprisonment
  15. 15. Inequality and Obesity
  16. 16. Inequality and Social Mobility
  17. 17. Inequality and Trust and Community Life
  18. 18. Inequality and Violence
  19. 19. Inequality and Child Well-Being
  20. 20. Distribution of Global Poverty: 1970 http://www.gapminder.org/downloads/human-development-trends-2005/
  21. 21. Distribution of Global Poverty: 1970 http://www.gapminder.org/downloads/human-development-trends-2005/
  22. 22. Distribution of Global Poverty: 2000 http://www.gapminder.org/downloads/human-development-trends-2005/
  23. 23. Causes of Global Mortality2/6/11
  24. 24. Map of World HappinessNote: The happiest country on earth is Denmark!
  25. 25. Inequality within countries
  26. 26. Distribution of income by region in 2000
  27. 27. Gini Coefficient• Gini Coefficient is a common measurement of income inequality, ranging from 0 to 1, where 0 indicates equal distribution, and 1 indicates complete inequality
  28. 28. Global Map of Inequality within nations
  29. 29. Life expectancy vs. GDP per person 2010
  30. 30. Kuznets Curve Refuted Rising Inequality within high income nations, and falling inequality within low income nations
  31. 31. Inequality trends in rich nations Gini coefficient Country percentage change (1990-2006) Inequality in the US and Austria -10.7 UK has increased Belgium 20.7 dramatically since the Denmark -3.4 Finland 20.0 1970s, France -5.9 And rising inequality is Germany 5.1 not offset by greater Greece 2.1 Ireland -2.4 upward mobility and Italy 5.6 change between Luxembourg 12.1 economic categories. Netherlands -2.3 But, this does not Norway 10.8 Portugal 5.5 reflect a more general Spain 2.3 trend... Sweden 3.5 Switzerland -10.7 UK 2.7 European Union 0.0

×