Tag: inequality

Trends in Take-Home Pay

Chart of the Week: Week 14, 2017: Trends in Take-Home Pay

The chart shows that take home wages for the 2nd and 9th decile of earners have been strongly correlated in the years since the financial crisis.

/ April 13, 2017
Gender Pay Gap by Country

Chart of the Week: Week 13, 2017: Gender Pay Gap by Country

This Tuesday 4th April was ‘Equal Pay Day’, a date symbolically chosen in the USA for two reasons: it roughly represents the date when the average woman would need to work to, from 1st of January 2016, to match the average...

/ April 6, 2017
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