Singapore has most US$billionaire per population

From: bear
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2009 01:11:27 -0700 (PDT)
Local: Thurs, Sep 24 2009 4:11 pm
Subject: Re: Singapore has most US$billionaire per population

On Sep 24, 12:20 am, "truth" wrote:

> If u take the population of Singapore of 4.3 billion and
> divide by the number of US$billionaires in singapore of
> 8 and do the same with the rest of the world, u will
> find that Singapore has the lowest population supporting
> one US$billionaire.
> This is another clear indication of the screwed up policies
> of the papist leegime which favours the rich and well
> connected while penalising the poor. The low tax regime
> also and no inheritance tax also help these people accumulate
> so much money.
> HK is next with a population of 10 million and 14 billionaires.
> America is third with a population of 303 million and 269
> billionaires.

The Gini co-eeficient has become more and more unfavourable, this is
not surprising at all. Even our fucked up neighbours like Indonesia
has better Gini co-efficient.

2 comments:

  1. The divide between the rich and poor is more interesting. How do the poorest compare with the richest?

    In places like the US and perhaps even Indonesia- an apt comparison because the populations of the two countries are comparable the divide is even greater.

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  2. Hong Kong, once known as the most capitalistic country in the world, might be doing a bit better since it was handed over to the PRC-- which Party can be expected to hand out more social welfare to the poor and needy.

    That's right, you gotta take back what the Red Guard took.

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