Tag: inequality

Wealth and Debt per Adult by Continent

Chart of the Week: Week 52, 2016: Wealth and Debt per Adult by Continent

The chart demonstrates the vast disparities in wealth per adult across the world. North America and Europe hold 65% of the world’s wealth, whilst only accounting for 18% of the world’s adult population.

/ December 21, 2016
Number of JSA Claimants v.s. Total Welfare Spending

Chart of the Week: Week 51, 2016: Number of JSA Claimants v.s. Total Welfare Spending

The chart demonstrates the variation in welfare spending under each successive UK government.

/ December 15, 2016
US GDP and Unemployment

Chart of the Week: Week 45, 2016: US GDP and Unemployment

The chart shows that with the exception of 2 occasions, each time the incumbent was ousted at general election, GDP had fallen in the year prior.

/ November 10, 2016
Crime and the economy

Chart of the Week: Week 35, 2016: Crime and the Economy

Despite the experience of the 1980s when crime rose sharply with unemployment, crime rates in the UK have remained static post the financial crisis despite large fluctuations in unemployment.

/ September 1, 2016