Distribution of Millionaires by Country


Number of millionaires by country

HNWIs (more than US$1 million, in 2009)
Rank Country Number
  World 10,000,000
1  United States 2,886,200
2  Japan 1,650,000
3  Germany 861,500
4  China 477,400
5  UK 448,100
6  France 383,000
7  Canada 251,300
8  Switzerland 222,000
9  Italy 179,000
10  Australia 173,600
11  Brazil 146,700
12  Spain 143,000
13  India 139,835

This is some interesting data I came across today.I did some basic math with the figures.Apparently 0.167% of the world’s population are millionaires.About 0.013% of Indians are millionaires.1.4% of the world’s millionaires are in India. Do you know some or any of them?Who are they?What sort of people are they?How did they get to this position ? By any chance are you one of these people ? How did you make your first million?Or are you someone who would  like to be a millionaire? Here is a tool to help you on your way – https://wealthymatters.com/2011/01/26/want-to-be-a-millionaire-calculator/ .Or if 4.6 crores seems a long way off, here is a tool to help you get started – https://wealthymatters.com/2011/01/26/target-crorepati/

PS:Here are some updated figures,thanks to blog reader RC

Top 10 Countries (Net worth of US $1 million, as of May 2011)

Rank

Country

Number of (USD) millionaire households

Rank

World

37,978,000

1.

 United States

10,541,000

2.

 Japan

5,705,000

3.

 Germany

3,485,000

4.

 United Kingdom

2,904,000

5.

 France

2,653,000

6.

 Italy

2,476,000

7.

 Canada

1,745,000

8.

 China

1,312,000

9.

 Spain

1,022,000

10.

 Taiwan

719,000

 

About Keerthika Singaravel
Engineer,Investor,Businessperson

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