ONE PERCENT / wealth inequality worldwide

One percent owns most of the wealth. Everybody has heard these numbers. But what do they look like? And what do they mean? ONE PERCENT is a simple short datavisualisation which I made when Oxfam released the newest numbers: "The combined wealth of the richest 1 percent will overtake that of the other 99 percent of people next year unless the current trend of rising inequality is checked, Oxfam warned today ahead of the annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos."

2015 / 2 min