The combined wealth of the ten richest people in the world has grown from $700 billion to $1.5 trillion. This result was achieved during the spread of the coronavirus, considered the non-profit organization Oxfam.
According to the Inequality Kills report, the top 10 richest people own six times the combined assets of the poorest 3.1 billion.
The income of 99% of people on the planet has decreased during the spread of the coronavirus. The crisis has pushed more than 160 million people below the poverty line.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos lost his title as the richest man on the planet last year. His place was temporarily taken by the owner of the Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH) companies, Bernard Arnault, after which the entrepreneur Elon Musk strengthened there.