The US population has half of of the world's top earners.

The United States holds a disproportionate amount of the world's rich people.

It only takes $34,000 a year, after taxes, to be among the richest 1% in the world. That's for each person living under the same roof, including children. (So a family of four, for example, needs to make $136,000.) CNN Money

Image via The Haves and Have-Nots by Wold Bank Economist Branko Milanovic

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