Inequality: how wealth is distributed

The highly publicised spat about how one German bishop, Tebartz-van Elst in Limburg, managed to designate over thirty million Euros to renovating his diocesan and private quarters made me think about the incredible unfairness of wealth distribution and how easily one can miss the forest for the trees.

We all know about global poverty. How aware are we of how unfair and unequal wealth is distributed in our countries? Look at how wealth is distributed in the UK in this animated video.

… How would Germany, the US or China compare?