In 2019, the population of very high net worth [VHNW] (those between $5 million to $30 million of net worth) increased by 10% to 2.7 million. The combined net worth of
VHNW individuals also increased by over 10%, to $26.6 trillion. This is according to WealthX.
22.2 million people with between $1-5 million
2.7 million people with between $5-30 million
291K people with over $30 million
1936 people with $1-10 billion
159 people with $10 billion to $100 billion
2 people with over $100 billion
There are 2095 billionaires according to Forbes.
SOURCES- WealthX, Forbes, Bloomberg Billionaire Index
Written By Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com
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