Income Inequality in the U.S. is shockingly bad. Ultimately will rip society apart.
The most unequal place in America
A Gini index score of 0 means everyone earns the same income; 100 means one person earns all income. Source: U.S. Census Bureau.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement is about inequality. The elite knows it
Hong Kong's income inequality per the Gini Index is worse than in Zimbabwe. Since the ONGOING $900 TRILLION LIBOR/HIBOR SCANDAL, cheap mortgages, constrained supply, GDP growth and demand from overseas have pushed up property prices by 135% (up 300% from 2003), far exceeding the increase in rents or wages, Hong Kong is now the most expensive city after London. After arresting and tear-gassing occupy students in Hong Kong, tens of thousands of protesters came out to support them in Oct. 2014.
GINI Index of Income Inequality
US Gini Index graph
2014 Gini Index World Map, income inequality distribution by country per World Bank - 国の所得格差順リスト - Wikipedia
GINI index | Data | Table = measures inequality = ukraine < 25, France 27.8 Germany 30.6, India 33.9, USA 41, China 42.1 Philipines 43 South Africa 65 Gini index measures the extent to which the distribution of income or consumption expenditure among individuals or households within an economy deviates from a perfectly equal distribution. Thus a Gini index of 0 represents perfect equality, while an index of 100 implies perfect inequality.
gini index graph 2012
Gini Index - Trends. GDP per capita and GIini Index by Jana Kubicová via slideshare