Which Countries Do The Least To Reduce Inequality

Number represents percentage change in degree of inequality before and after taxes and government transfers.

Poland: 45% (MOST)
Poland does the most to reduce income inequality, out of 22 countries surveyed.

Ireland: 44%
Sweden: 42%
The Netherlands: 42%
Denmark: 41%
Austria: 40%
Germany: 40%
Finland: 40%
Luxembourg: 38%
Greece: 37%
Slovak Republic: 35%
Norway: 35%
United Kingdom: 35%
Spain: 33%
Australia: 31%
Canada: 31%
Israel: 29%

United States: 26% (LEAST)
The U.S. does the least to reduce inequality, of 22 countries surveyed.
 

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Source:
Mother Jones: America is the Stingiest Rich Country in the World

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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