The top 1% of households own 43% of global wealth, 10% owns 81%, while the bottom 50% have just 1%

The top 1% of households globally own 43% of all personal wealth while the bottom 50% have only 1%. The 1% are all millionaires in net wealth (after debt) and there are 52m of them. Within this 1%, there are 175,000 ultra-wealthy people with over $50m in net wealth – that’s a miniscule number of people (less than 0.1%) owning 25% of the world’s wealth!

The top 1% of households own 43% of global wealth, 10% owns 81%, while the bottom 50% have just 1%