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India 'poor and very unequal' with affluent elite: World Inequality Report

Fruits of economic reforms monopolised by the elite: World Inequality Report

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Income inequality | social inequality | Poverty in India

Indivjal Dhasmana  |  New Delhi 



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The income gap between the top ten per cent and the bottom 50 per cent in India is one to 22 in 2021

The top one per cent of the population in India owns more than one-fifth of the total national income in 2021 while the bottom half earns just 13.1 per cent, said the World Inequality Report. The economic reforms and liberalization adopted by India have mostly benefited the top one per cent, the latest report for 2022 said.

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First Published: Tue, December 07 2021. 13:37 IST

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