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Top 20 countries and cities with the most billionaires (Canada is there)

There are now over 2700 billionaires and about 47 million millionaires across the globe.  Over a quarter of the world’s billionaires live in the United States. While the number of billionaires fell amid the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, most of the rich have since regained their fortunes. Here’s the roll call:

Top 20 cities in the world with the most millionaires

Top 20 countries and cities with the most billionaires (Canada is there)

Rank City Country Number of millionaires
1 London United Kingdom 357,200
2 New York United States 339,200
3 Tokyo Japan 279,800
4 Hong Kong Hong Kong 227,900
5 Singapore Singapore 217,300
6 San Francisco United States 180,300
7 Los Angeles United States 173,300
8 Chicago United States 135,000
9 Frankfurt Germany 128,300
10 Beijing China 122,100
11 Osaka Japan 117,700
12 Shanghai China 117,600
13 Paris France 110,900
14 Toronto Canada 109,300
15 Zurich Switzerland 109,200
16 Seoul South Korea 108,100
17 Sydney Australia 106,800
18 Geneva Switzerland 104,300
19 Mexico City Mexico 86,700
20 Munich Germany 78,900

Source: World Atlas

Top 10 cities in the world with the most billionaires

“Money is not important. But a lot of money is something else.” 
  1. New York: 107 billionaires

Since last year: +8

Total net worth: $640.4 billion

Richest resident: Michael Bloomberg, $82 billion

  1. Beijing: 83 billionaires

Since last year: -17

Total net worth: $310 billion

Richest resident: Zhang Yiming, $50 billion

  1. Hong Kong: 68 billionaires

Since last year: -12

Total net worth: $304.6 billion

Richest resident: Lee Shau Kee, $32.6 billion

  1. London: 66 billionaires

Since last year: +3

Total net worth: $324.1 billion (+$8 billion vs. 2021)

Richest resident: Len Blavatnik, $32.5 billion

  1. Shanghai: 61 billionaires

Since last year: -3

Total net worth: $187 billion (-$72.6 billion vs. 2021)

Richest resident: Liu Yongxing, $13.2 billion

  1. Shenzhen: 59 billionaires

Since last year: -9

Total net worth: $286.6 billion (-$128.7 billion vs. 2021)

Richest resident: Ma Huateng, $37.2 billion

  1. Moscow: 53 billionaires

Since last year: -26

Total net worth: $214.9 billion (-$205.7 billion vs. 2021)

Richest resident : Vladimir Lisin, $18.4 billion

  1. Mumbai : 51 billionaires

Since last year: +3

Total net worth: $301.3 billion (+$36.3 billion vs. 2021)

Richest resident: Mukesh Ambani, $90.7 billion

  1. San Francisco: 44 billionaires

Since last year: -4

Total net worth: $160.8 billion (-$29.2 billion vs. 2021)

Richest residents: Brian Chesky and Dustin Moskovitz, $11.5 billion

  1. Seoul: 38 billionaires

Since last year: +4

Total net worth: $108.3 billion (-$13.8 billion vs. 2021)

Richest residents: Kim Beom-su and Jay Y. Lee, $9.1 billion

Top 10 Countries with the highest number of billionaires

  1. United States – 724
  2. China – 698 (626 mainland, 71 Hong Kong, 1 Macau)
  3. India – 140
  4. Germany – 136
  5. Russia – 117
  6. Hong Kong – 71
  7. Brazil – 65
  8. Canada – 64
  9. United Kingdom – 56
  10. Italy – 51

Reference:

Forbes

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