Tuesday, 7 July 2015
Visualisation of global average income between 1820-'70s-2000
Unfortunately this graph only shows the increase of average incomes, but not the rise of income equality.
According to the Chapter 11 of the report How Was Life? Global Well-being since 1820 the global income inequality has increased in the period between 1820 and 2000. It also has not decreased in the period between 1970 and 2000. Here is the link to the table from the Chapter 11 of the report that shows the development of situation with the global Gini coefficient: