Tag: wealth inequality

Briefing 56: the gap between the richest and poorest region in the UK is the biggest in Europe

Briefing 56: the gap between the richest and poorest region in the UK is the biggest in Europe

10 April 2015 The gap in GDP-per-head between inner London and West Wales and the Valleys or Cornwall is bigger than the gap between the richest and poorest region in any other EU country


Briefing 55: Great wealth exists in the UK alongside unimaginable poverty

Briefing 55: Great wealth exists in the UK alongside unimaginable poverty

20 March 2015 Since 2009 executive pay has soared and the number of billionaires has increased, while food bank use has rocketed and pay for ordinary workers has fallen


Briefing 48: The richest 1% of the UK population have as much wealth as the poorest 55% combined

Briefing 48: The richest 1% of the UK population have as much wealth as the poorest 55% combined

31 October 2014 The poorest half of the population have less wealth than the richest 1 per cent


Briefing 47: The poorest regions in the UK are the poorest in Northern Europe

Briefing 47: The poorest regions in the UK are the poorest in Northern Europe

16 October 2014 Many UK regions are at least 20% poorer than the EU average, way below the poorest parts of France, Germany and other countries


Briefing 43: The poorest regions of the UK are the poorest in North West Europe

Briefing 43: The poorest regions of the UK are the poorest in North West Europe

22 August 2014 GDP per head in the poorest UK regions is lower than any region of France, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Austria, Ireland, Sweden, Finland or Denmark


Briefing 43: The poorest regions of the UK are the poorest in North-West Europe

Briefing 43: The poorest regions of the UK are the poorest in North-West Europe

15 August 2014 Eight UK regions are poorer than anywhere in France, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria, Denmark, Finland, Sweden or Ireland


Briefing 38: Most of the UK’s wealth belongs to the richest fifth of the population

Briefing 38: Most of the UK’s wealth belongs to the richest fifth of the population

11 July 2014 The richest fifth are more than a hundred times richer than the poorest fifth


Briefing 30: The 100 richest people in the UK are as rich as the poorest 19 million

Briefing 30: The 100 richest people in the UK are as rich as the poorest 19 million

9 May 2014 The 100 richest people in the UK are worth around £257 billion - that's about the same as the poorest 19 million, roughly 30% of the population, combined


Briefing 26: Almost one third of wealth in the UK is inherited, not earned

Briefing 26: Almost one third of wealth in the UK is inherited, not earned

11 April 2014 Wealth in the UK is unequal because some people inherit so much more than others


Briefing 24: The people who need the least help, get the most

Briefing 24: The people who need the least help, get the most

28 March 2014 The highest earners are more likely to have received financial support from their parents


Briefing 1: Who Has What?

Briefing 1: Who Has What?

11 October 2013


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