There is not a country that I know of where all citizens have equal wealth. The concentration of wealth is generally maintained with a small percentage of individuals who understand how to create systems, rules and laws that keep them in a perpetual state of maintaining and earning money.
Most citizens struggle to work and survive and are distracted by political systems and strategically designed structures that keep them oppressed and unable to earn wealth.
If a country can keep the masses fighting each other over differences and trivial issues, the strategy of “divide and conquer” helps to keep wealth out of the hands of most citizens.
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believe it or not there is actually a scale which measures this. Its called the Gini Index and, in layman's terms, it measures how the ditribution of income amongst individuals or households deviates from that of what they would consider a totally equal share of distribution. ) being perfect equality and 100 being totally unequal. There are currently no countries with a score of zero and it would be, in my humble opinion, impossible to achieve this, More on that later. The current top 2 countries are Ukraine and Iceland. Most of the, Economically speaking, 'big'countries do not fare well on this list, highlighting the ever widening gap between the prosperous and the poor in these countries. The lowest ranked country is South Africa.
Why could we never have complete financial equality? because of human nature. Greed is endemic in most people and i do not even mean that as a bad thing but more as a persons inner desire to provide, as best he can, for himself and his family before others. Take the Soviet Union for example. They had a system of communism whereby theologically speaking there would be o social classes, workers would not be distinguished between manual and mental work and the ideologies of capitalism were shunned in favour of a more, supposedly, equal society. In practice this never worked, at least not 100%. People wanted more for themselves and as they couldn't achieve this through their profession often they would seek out alternative means such as smuggling and other activites . I am not for one second suggesting that every person in the USSR was criminal, far from it but what i am saying is that if you try to impress upon a society equality they will naturally gravitate towards ways to make their situation better.
There is none I know of and I don't think it is achievable. The difference in financial balance actually keeps a country going. If every one has equal wealth, a lot of work will be left undone.
No, there's no such country on planet earth neither do they exist on other planets. This question brings us to the issue of equality and equity.
Equality may state that all men are supposed to have same or equal level of financial freedom. While Equity may state that all men can only become wealthy at different levels or have their wealth measured based on their level of investment, commitment, work, idea, connection, information, hardwork or exposure.
Some people have inherited wealth, wealth transferred to them by virtue of position or connection. We will never have a country or people with equal level of wealth.
I don't think this is possible, actually because not everyone gets favored like others,some work extra more,while some just relax and get free inherited wealth,not all is born with a silver spoon.
In the Soviet Union people where more or less equally wealthy because of the communistic regime. But it didn't work out that well.
I think there is none. Eventhough there are lots of countries wherein there are a lot of millionaires or middle-class families, still there are still a lot of people that have less GDP compared to European countries (Switzerland for example).
There is not a single country with equal wealth. But however, Norway has the least gab and almost everyone are equal.