(NEWSER) – The richest .000000001% has had a great few years and now owns as much wealth as the poorest 50% of the world's population combined, according to the latest report from Oxfam.
The British charity says just 62 billionaires are now as rich as the poorest 3.6 billion people on the planet, making the world even more unequal than it was in 2010, when 388 super-wealthy individuals had as much as the poorest half, the Guardian reports.
Oxfam, which cites sources such as the Forbes rich list, determined in 2015 that the wealthiest 1% of the world had accumulated more wealth than everybody else on the planet put together. "Wealth is moving rapidly to concentrate at the tippy, tippy top of the pyramid," an Oxfam America spokesman tells CNN.
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