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posted on 30 June 2016

Asia's Millionaires Control The Most Wealth

by Felix Richter,

-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy

The amount of wealth controlled by the world's population of super rich individuals continues to increase every year.

According to finance firm Capgemini, HNWIs (high net worth individuals controlling assets of $1 million or more) controlled just under $59 trillion worldwide in 2015.

Asian millionaires now control more wealth than those in North America. Driven by services, technology and healthcare, Asia's millionaires are now worth $17.39 trillion compared to North America's $16.61 trillion. The global HNWI population is also growing, expanding 4 percent between 2014 and 2015 to 15.4 million.

This chart shows the global HNWI population and wealth in 2015.

Infographic: Asia's Millionaires Control The Most Wealth | Statista

You will find more statistics at Statista.

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