Inequality has been rising for 30 years. The gap between rich and poor is the widest since the second world war. If current trends continue, we will have reached Victorian levels of inequality in 20 years. Sign up to our weekly email briefings to get the full facts. View wealth inequality video.
Briefing 65: Privately educated children earn more than state-educated children with the same grades
• Where you go to school influences how much you earn, regardless of what grade you get!
• A higher proportion of UK children grow up in households with incomes well below the national median, while more young people in the UK are not in education, employment or training
• Higher inequality does not make countries richer
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