Global Rich List


Ever wondered how rich you compared to the rest of the world? You’ll find the answer at

You just enter your annual income and it tells you how you compare, and it might surprise you how well off you are. An annual salary of £15,000 for example, will put you in the top 8.55% richest people in the world. It even shows where you are in a line of people representing the world’s population. In case you had trouble visualizing the numbers.

This site is great for generating discussion and debate in class.

·        Are students surprised at their richness ranking?

·        What does this tell them about the distribution of wealth in the world?

You could even tie it in with a MEC News Item such as Bank that loans money to the poor is still successful or Banks to pay out billions in bonus cash.

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