The number of millionaires in the world increased by 2.3 million people – news ZIK.UA

Кількість мільйонерів у світі за рік збільшилась на 2,3 млн осіб – новини ZIK.UA

Over the past year in the world there are 2.3 million new millionaires, bringing the total number reached nearly 42.2 million

This is evidenced by the annual report on global wealth Global Wealth Report, prepared by the Swiss financial conglomerate Credit Suisse, writes “New time”.

So, in the United States, their number has increased to 878 thousand people, up to 17.4 million, in France, Germany, great Britain and Italy – about 200 thousand in each of the countries; in China 186 thousand, in Japan – 94 thousand

While in many States, such as Turkey and Brazil, the number of millionaires has decreased, mainly due to the fluctuations of national currencies.

The share of the most wealthy people (with assets over $100 million) accounted for 9.5% of the entire population of the planet. They are fluent in 84,1% of the world’s wealth compared to 86% last year.

The combined wealth of the world’s population from July 2017 until the end of June 2018 increased by $14 trillion, or 4.6%, to $317 trillion.

Due to the fact that revenues grew faster than the growth in population, the rate in the calculation of per adult increased 3.2% and reached a record $63.1 per thousand Switzerland and Australia once again became leaders on this indicator – $530,2 million and $411,6 thousand, respectively.

The United States has made the most significant contribution to the growth of world States. Last year, the value of the assets of Americans grew by $6.3 trillion, to $98 trillion, continuing to demonstrate continuous improvement of indicators of the aggregate state and statuses in the adult population since 2008.

The condition of the 90,5% of the people who collectively own 15.8% of the world’s wealth be $50.4 trillion, much higher than $40 trillion a year earlier. “The growth shows a trend towards reduction of inequality in the distribution of world income”, – noted in the review.

State of the world population in the next five years will increase by approximately 26% in 2023 will be $399 trillion, predicts Credit Suisse. The emerging economies will account for about one third of the total growth, although at present their share in the world figure is only 21%. The number of millionaires is also markedly increases and reaches a new record of 55 million people.

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