(Ten years ago, the numbers were slightly different: the 86 richest people in the world had more wealth than the bottom 50%)
Oxfam report: world’s 26 richest billionaires own same as total wealth of the 3.8 billion poorest
The world’s billionaires are growing $2.5 billion richer every day, while the poorest half of the global population is seeing its net worth dwindle.
The combined fortunes of the world’s 26 richest individuals reached $1.4 trillion last year — the same amount as the total wealth of the 3.8 billion poorest people.
The shocking truth about inequality today | World Economic Forum