A billionaire is someone who is extraordinarily wealthy and has money or property worth at least a billion pounds or dollars.
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How many billionaires reside in each country?
Over 2700 billionaires exist in the world. The United States is home to more than a quarter of the world’s billionaires. COVID-19 epidemic harmed billionaires in 2020, but they regained and increased in 2021.
Around 78% of the world’s billionaires live in the world’s 10 wealthiest nations. Hong Kong has the highest number of billionaires per million inhabitants, with 8.83.
Billionaires in the world’s richest countries:
- United States – 724
- China – 698 (626 mainlands, 71 Hong Kong, 1 Macau)
- India – 140
- Germany – 136
- Russia – 117
- Hong Kong – 71
- Brazil – 65
- Canada – 64
- United Kingdom – 56
- Italy – 51
Are there more or fewer billionaires than there were in the past?
There have been 2,755 billionaires world in 2021, according to Forbes’ list of the world’s wealthiest individuals. This equates to an average of.
Thirty-five billionaires per million people. A record level of 493 new billionaires has been added to the list, bringing the total up to 660 more than in 2020.
As a result, 86 percent of the world’s billionaires are now richer than they were last year. United States (including Hong Kong and Macau) has 724 billionaires; China has 698 (including Hong Kong and Macau).
Moreover, half of the world’s billionaires reside in these two nations. Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, is the world’s wealthiest person, with a net worth of $177 billion. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, has a net worth of $151 billion.
Global billionaires will have a combined net worth of $13.1 trillion in 2020, increasing from $8 trillion now.
The following are the ten countries with the most billionaires:
- United States (724)
- China (698)
- India (237)
- Germany (136)
- Russia (117)
- Hong Kong (71)
- Brazil (65)
- Canada (64)
- United Kingdom (56)
- Italy (51)
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|Country||# of Billionaires ||Billionaires per million people|
|United Arab Emirates||4||0.4270|
|Saint Kitts and Nevis||2||37.0370|