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.
© DELFI / Domantas Pipas

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

It is forbidden to copy the text of this publication without a written permission from DELFI.

Nauseda: EU will approve Brexit deal, doubts remain on UK parliament

EU leaders will likely to smoothly approve the recently-reached Brexit deal on Thursday but doubts...

Cabinet approves new car pollution tax

The Lithuanian Cabinet approved on Wednesday a new tax aimed at encouraging people to buy less...

Alcohol, tobacco and diesel fuel excise tax hikes approved

The Lithuanian Cabinet decided on Wednesday to raise the excise duties on strong alcohol , diesel...

President proposes new measures to block Astravyets electricity

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda on Wednesday proposed new measures to block imports of...

Government considers 2020 budget with revenue and expenditure going up

The revenue and expenditure of Lithuania's 2020 state budget , including EU and other international...