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Oxfam | Key takeaways from the new report on economic equality

Economic inequality is now contributing to the deaths of at least 21,300 people each day finds a study by Oxfam International.

January 18, 2022 / 05:32 PM IST
An estimated 5.6 million people die every year for lack of access to healthcare in poor countries. (Image: News18 Creative)
An estimated 5.6 million people die every year for lack of access to healthcare in poor countries. (Image: News18 Creative)
A minimum 67,000 women die each year due to female genital mutilation. (Image: News18 Creative)
A minimum 67,000 women die each year due to female genital mutilation. (Image: News18 Creative)
Hunger kills over 2.1 million people each year at a minimum. (Image: News18 Creative)
Hunger kills over 2.1 million people each year at a minimum. (Image: News18 Creative)
2,31,000 people each year could be killed by the climate crisis in poor countries by 2030. (Image: News18 Creative)
2,31,000 people each year could be killed by the climate crisis in poor countries by 2030. (Image: News18 Creative)
Every day inequality contributes to the deaths of at least 21,300 people. (Image: News18 Creative)
Every day inequality contributes to the deaths of at least 21,300 people. (Image: News18 Creative)
Facts about the world’s richest in 2022. (Image: News18 Creative)
Facts about the world’s richest in 2022. (Image: News18 Creative)
A new billionaire has been created every 26 hours since the pandemic began. (Image: News18 Creative)
A new billionaire has been created every 26 hours since the pandemic began. (Image: News18 Creative)
The 10 richest men in the world own more than the bottom 3.1 billion people. (Image: News18 Creative)
The 10 richest men in the world own more than the bottom 3.1 billion people. (Image: News18 Creative)
If the 10 richest men spent 1 million dollars each a day, it would take them 414 years to spend their combined wealth. (Image: News18 Creative)
If the 10 richest men spent 1 million dollars each a day, it would take them 414 years to spend their combined wealth. (Image: News18 Creative)
If the richest 10 billionaires sat on top of their combined wealth piled up in US dollar bills, they would reach almost halfway to the moon. (Image: News18 Creative)
If the richest 10 billionaires sat on top of their combined wealth piled up in US dollar bills, they would reach almost halfway to the moon. (Image: News18 Creative)
Carbon dioxide emissions of 20 of the richest billionaires are estimated on average to be 8,000 times that of the billion poorest people. (Image: News18 Creative)
Carbon dioxide emissions of 20 of the richest billionaires are estimated on average to be 8,000 times that of the billion poorest people. (Image: News18 Creative)
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first published: Jan 18, 2022 05:32 pm
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