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Indicators of Diversifying Inequalities

Inequality widening
Source: World Inequality Report 2018

(© (2017))

Potential inequality evolution scenarios
Source: World Inequality Report 2018

Rising global income inequality is not inevitable in the future (© Source: (2017).)

Market valuations of online platforms, billion $US (March 2019)
Source: EPSC, EU INDUSTRIAL POLICY AFTER SIEMENS-ALSTOM Finding a new balance between openness and protection

Market valuations of online platforms by continent, in billion US dollars (December 2018)
EPSC, EU INDUSTRIAL POLICY AFTER SIEMENS-ALSTOM; Finding a new balance between openness and protection (© EPSC)

Sustainable Development in the European Union – 2019
Source: Monitoring report on progress towards the SDGs in an EU context

Income disparity throughout Europe
Source: interactive map

income disparity throughout Europe
Income disparity throughout Europe, (©

Human Development Report, basic versus enhanced capabilities
Source: UNDP Human Development Report, 2019

Ecological footprints
Source: UNDP Human Development Report, 2019

Social Progress Index 2019
Source: 2019 Social Progress Index

Gini Index - measures distribution of a nation’s income or wealth
Source: Inequality index: where are the world's most unequal countries? part of the Guardian’s Inequality Project

(© Guardian graphic | source: World Bank estimate.)

World Development Indicators (WDI)  that help monitor the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
e.g. Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90/day (% population)
Source: World Development Indicators for SDGs

(© World Development Indicators for SDGs)

Progress on the SDGs in the OECD countries
Source: OECD, MEASURING DISTANCE TO THE SDG TARGETS (2019); An assessment of where OECD countries stand

The global gender index ranking
Source: WEF, Global Gender Gap 2020

Global Gender Income Gap is widening
Source: WEF, What the pay gap between men and women really looks like

(© World Economic Forum)

Gender gap closed to date by regions, 2020
Source: WEF, Global Gender Gap 2020

Violence against Women
Source: OECD (2020), Violence against women (indicator). doi: 10.1787/f1eb4876-en (Accessed on 18 February 2020)               Violence against Women

(© OECD)

Share of children living in relative poverty
Source: Our World in Data, Income Inequality

(© Our world in data)