The gap between rich and poor is always discussed and creates social unrest. Countries try to make this gap smaller but in some countries, it is still widening.
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USA Today published a list of 15 countries with the widest gap between rich and poor. Lithuania gets 10th place in it.



As media outlet states, income inequality is a widespread problem in the work. And it does not matter if a country is developed or just on the path to get economically strong. People cannot enjoy equal economic opportunities all around the world.

Here is the list of the countries with the widest gap between rich and poor:



15. Latvia

14. New Zealand

13. United Kingdom

12. South Korea

11. Russia

10. Lithuania

9. United States

8. Turkey

7. Chile

6. Mexico

5. Brazil

4. Costa Rica

3. India

2. China

1. South Africa

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