Every year, the wealth of the richest people on the planet changes according to phenomena that affect the global economy, such as the pandemic and Russian invasion of Ukraine. Billionaires make and lose money. Based on the latest moves, funding blog Insider Monkey has listed a 20 countries with the largest number of billionaires in the world. a Brazil appears in 18th place and is the sole representative of Latin America (See ranking below).
According to the survey, there are 51 billionaires in Brazil with assets of US$160 billion. By math, there are 0.00000024 billionaires for every inhabitant in the country. Who appears at the top of this list is Vicky Safra, with a net worth of approximately $20 billion USD.
Insider Monkey considers the country’s population to be 215 million Brazilians, which appears in the World Bank’s database, as of 2020. However, the census put the country’s population at 203 million.
For all 20 countries, the survey takes into account data from world bank To make the calculation, in addition to the wealth listed in the US Forbes magazine.
In first place is Hong Kong – with an estimated population of 7.34 million – with a total of 66 billionaires with a net worth of about $350 billion.
Complementing the platform are Singapore, with 35 billionaires in a population of 5.6 million, and Switzerland, which has 41 billionaires in a population of 8.7 million.
You The United States appears on the list in sixth place. Despite this, the largest number of billionaires is concentrated in the country. “American billionaires contribute $4.5 trillion to the economy of the country” with a population of 333.2 million.
China, in turn, ranks sixteenth. With a population of 1.4 billion people, it is one of the largest economies in the world with 495 billionaires. Zhong Shanshan is the richest Chinese, with a net worth of US$64.5 billion.
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