Oxfam: half of humanity has one trillion dollars in five years

Oxfam: half of humanity has one trillion dollars in five years


The causes of the widening difference in income between poor and rich strata of the population a non-profit organization Oxfam calls tax benefits and the reduction in the financial compensation of workers.

MOSCOW, 18 Jan. The General condition of more than 3.6 billion people, the poorest half of the human population of the Earth, with 2010 decreased by more than a trillion dollars, according to a report the nonprofit organization Oxfam, which is dedicated to the fight against poverty.

Exactly the same amount as the least wealthy half of humanity, possess in General 62 the richest man in the world, is a common condition which has increased during the same period of 1.76 trillion dollars. Five years ago, a sum comparable to that which is owned by half of humanity, possessed the richest 388 people.

Causes a growing difference in prosperity between rich and poor organization calls the tax benefits available to the wealthiest stratum of the population, an increase in the difference between the highest and lowest wage and the reduction in the financial compensation of workers.