The squeeze on wealth in the middle class by those at the top is a long established trend in international inequality data. But the ABS doesn't provide this information.
Discussions around inequality have lacked hard data – until now. A new report shows inequality levels across the globe.
Extensive research has been done on poverty and inequality in South Africa but more is needed to better understand the status quo and mainly inter-sectional factors that drive inequality.
Inequality within generations is as pivotal as that between them.
A survey of young voters reveals a lack of engagement in politics.
Between 1982 and 2013, the share of home owners among 25-34 year olds shrunk, by more than 20%. On the other hand, the share of home owners among those aged 65+ years has risen slightly.
If the gap between the wealth of the billionaires and that of the average residents continues to widen dramatically, there is likely to be discontent.
Inequality actually restricts people from earning more, educating themselves and becoming entrepreneurs.
The two major sources of data show conflicting trends on income inequality.
Individual households in Australia, on average, own 83% of all investment dwellings rented to private tenants or resold. They are people who usually have another main source of income.
Who do you trust? Increasingly the answer seems to be nobody, especially when it comes to inequality.
Overwhelmingly, trusts are used to minimise tax, avoid paying creditors and to avoid the fair division of property after a relationship breakdown.
Census data shows there is income inequality between, but also within, regions of Australia.
New research finds a state of confusion when it comes to Australian government policymaking on housing, despite its huge economic and social significance.
One of Trump’s selling points was that he would 'make America great again': this meant bringing back the American dream.
A new report confirms how the rich become deluded about their talents, but also hints at a growing acknowledgement of inequality.
People in some of the most unequal countries in the world think theirs is the paradigm of meritocracy. Can the data help explain this phenomenon?
The economic costs of having children are more often shouldered by women, so mothers tend to accumulate less capital over time.
Data for 2014-15 from the Australian Taxation Office shows inequality is growing in a number of areas.
When you look at the data (in three charts) on mortgage stress, the systemic risk of people not being able to repay their home loans appears small.