Credit Suisse has just released its Global Wealth Report 2013, showing how household wealth across the world and how different countries’ wealth compares.
Its graphics below show you the spread of multi-millionaires in different countries, the gaping disparities in different regions’ and countries’ household wealth, and how quickly different countries’ wealth has grown.
Key findings of the report include:
- Wealth is to rise by nearly 39% in the next five years, reaching US $334 trillion by 2018
- Emerging markets are to increase their share of global wealth to 23% by 2018, with China alone expected to represent over 10% of global wealth then
- The US is to remain the undisputed leader in terms of aggregate wealth, with total net worth approaching US $100 trillion by 2018
- Eurozone wealth per adult in 2013 has recovered more than half of the large loss experienced 12 months earlier, mainly due to rising equity prices
- Switzerland ranks highest in average wealth, breaking the US $500,000 level to hit a new high of US $513,000 per adult
- The number of millionaires worldwide is to increase by about 16 million reaching 47 million in 2018
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