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 63: Reducing inequality doesn’t harm the economy

Briefing 63: Reducing inequality doesn’t harm the economy

24 July 2015 Higher inequality does not make countries richer


Briefing 62: Rising inequality has reduced the UK’s economic growth

Briefing 62: Rising inequality has reduced the UK’s economic growth

10 July 2015 Analysis from the OECD think-tank found that extreme inequality is bad for growth


Briefing 61: Regional inequality in the UK is the worst in Western Europe

Briefing 61: Regional inequality in the UK is the worst in Western Europe

26 June 2015 The gap between the richest and poorest region in the UK, in terms of disposable income, is the widest in the EU


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