wealth - the net gain in material well-being from economic activity. Wealth is measured according to the items of value in a given culture. wealth concentration measure - measures inequality. Percentages, Gini coefficient, ranges are all measures of wealth concentration. wealth distribution - a plot of the wealth held by all the members of a community. Wealth distribution is concerned with the whole population of people. world view - the beliefs about the limits and workings of the world shared by the members of a society and represented in their myths, lore, ceremonies, social conduct, and general values.