More equally divided?
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The world's inequality explained - in 50 seconds

The BBC's A Richer World season is exploring global wealth, poverty and inequality.

The world is wealthier now than ever before. But are these riches more equally divided?

In some ways, yes. The inequality gap between traditionally wealthy countries and the developing world has narrowed.

But inequality within the countries themselves has grown.

For more on the BBC's A Richer World, go to - or join the discussion on Twitter using the hashtag #BBCRicherWorld.

  • 05 Feb 2015
  • From the section World
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