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By the Numbers: Stalling an Income Gap

China's income gap has stopped widening for the first time in almost three decades, says a new study from the OECD, which credits rural welfare policies and migration to city jobs. China's inequality, as measured by the Gini index (0-100, where zero means complete equality), remains high compared to developed nations:

40.8
China's current Gini score, down from 41 in 2005
38.8
U.S. score, compared to 38 in 2005
30.5
OECD member-state average score, compared to 31 in 2005
50
Latin America's average score, the world's most unequal region

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