The combined wealth of the world’s population from mid-2015 to mid-2016 rose 1.4% to $256 trillion. This is stated in the report, Global Wealth report prepared by Credit Suisse, reports the BBC.
Since the number of adult inhabitants of the planet grew roughly at the same pace, for the first time since 2008, average spending per adult has not changed, amounting to $52.8 thousand
Ukrainians together with Russians and Argentines entered the three outsiders: the well-being of the population in these countries has decreased in percentage terms the most.
The welfare of Ukrainian households fell by 19%, Russia – 15%. The most impoverished Argentines by 27%. The main reason for this were the unfavorable currency fluctuations.
In the former Soviet Union Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus and Kazakhstan fell into the group of countries where one adult has an average of less than $5 million in this group there are also a number of countries in Africa and India.
Most of Ukraine’s neighbors, according to Credit Suisse, the richer it: in particular, Russia, Poland and Romania belong to the group of countries where the state of the adults is in the range from $5 to 25 thousand
Most in percentage terms, increased personal income in Japan – 19%. This happened on the background of strengthening the yen against the dollar. The three leaders – New Zealand and Hong Kong.
Credit Suisse further notes the increasing inequality of wealth in the world: 10% of the inhabitants of the Earth have 89% of all global assets.
We will remind, earlier it was reported that after the victory of Donald trump at the election of the President of the United States, 500 richest people in the world literally for one day have lost a total of $41 billion.