Poor families pay a higher share of their income towards state and local taxes than wealthy families. These maps show...
This infographic looks at who is giving – and who is receiving – the billions of dollars in foreign aid that flows between countries each year.
This visualization shows the global inequality gap — a difference in the standards of living around the world, as well as how it's changed over 200...
This infographic uses the measure of median household income to contrast the wealthiest and poorest counties in every U.S. state.
A data-driven snapshot of global wealth distribution. The average person around the world is doing better, but big-picture inequality is still staggering.
While the U.S. economic picture remains quite rosy, things change quickly when you zoom to the local level. This map shows the country's distressed communities.
This interactive graphic shows the poverty rate of every state, and also how poverty levels have changed over time according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
There are over 125 million households in the U.S., each with varying incomes. He's how they look distilled down into a visualization of 100 homes.
For most of the century, the geographical difference in per capita incomes has been narrowing - but it appears this trend has now reversed in the...
Long-term trends really allow you to see human progress on the most important indicators, like poverty reduction, education, democracy, literacy, and health.