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Increase in female billionaires

January 2, 2015

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It has been a bad year for economic equality. The gap between rich and poor is bigger than ever in modern times. The top quarter of the wealthiest people on Earth now controls staggering $4.1 trillion. That is double the entire economy of the world’s largest country, Russia.

For those whose glasses are always half full, the latest data have one bright side. Last year saw the increase in the number of female billionaires, the highest ever recorded, but with 172 female billionaires, women still make up only 10 percent of the total list of billionaires.

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From → Hic Salta

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