Income inequality in Greece has grown during crisis, OECD report shows

Society Tags: Income, OECD
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Income inequality between the richest and poorest in Greece society has increased over the past few years, with the top tenth of society earning 12.3 times more than the poorest in 2012, up from 10.5 in 2007, a report from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has found.

This means Greece ranks sixth in terms of inequality among OECD countries after Mexico (30.5), Chile (26.5), the US (18.8), Turkey (15.2) and Israel (14.9).

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