Billionaire

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A billionaire is a person who has a net worth of at least one billion (1,000,000,000) units of currency. This is usually used for major currencies with large values, like Pound Sterlings £, American dollars $, or Euros €.

Billionaires (in United States dollars)[change | change source]

In March 2021, there were 2,755 people in the world who were considered to be billionaires (in United States dollars).[1]

Every year, the American business magazine Forbes, and its website, releases a list of billionaires called The World's Billionaires.

The number of billionaires per million people[change | change source]

The source about the number of billionaires, is Forbes (March 2021)[1]
Country or territory Number of
billionaires[1]
Number of billionaires
per million people
 Monaco 3 78.740
St. Kitts & Nevis 2 37.037
 Liechtenstein 1 25.710
 Guernsey 1 15.834
 Hong Kong 71 8.830
 Singapore 27 4.573
  Switzerland 40 4.044
 Cyprus 3 3.378
 Sweden 41 2.987
 Iceland 1 2.713
 Norway 12 2.226
 United States 724 1.853
 Israel 17 1.824
 Ireland 9 1.808
 Germany 123 1.553
 Taiwan 35 1.529
 Macau 1 1.464
 Denmark 8 1.370
 Australia 34 1.203
 Canada 64 1.147
 Finland 6 1.090
 Austria 9 1.007
 Eswatini (Swaziland) 1 0.915
 Lebanon 6 0.886
 Czech Republic 8 0.747
 Russia 117 0.677
 United Kingdom 56 0.674
 Netherlands 11 0.626
 Italy 43 0.607
 France 40 0.579
 South Korea 43 0.540
 Spain 30 0.507
United Arab Emirates UAE 4 0.427
 New Zealand 2 0.391
 Qatar 1 0.368
 Malaysia 12 0.366
 Slovakia 2 0.366
 Chile 7 0.356
 Thailand 52 0.300
 Greece 3 0.280
 China 698 0.276
 Turkey 27 0.275
 Georgia 1 0.269
 Kuwait 1 0.224
 Oman 1 0.223
 Kazakhstan 4 0.212
 Brazil 59 0.211
 Japan 44 0.207
 Poland 6 0.157
 Ukraine 6 0.144
 Philippines 15 0.136
 India 119 0.129
 Romania 2 0.104
 Hungary 1 0.103
 Portugal 1 0.097
 Mexico 12 0.095
 Argentina 4 0.087
 Belgium 1 0.087
 South Africa 4 0.067
 Zimbabwe 1 0.063
 Peru 2 0.061
 Egypt 6 0.059
 Colombia 3 0.059
 Indonesia 15 0.056
 Vietnam 4 0.041
 Venezuela 1 0.035
   Nepal 1 0.033
 Angola 1 0.031
 Morocco 1 0.028
 Algeria 1 0.022
 Tanzania 1 0.017
 Nigeria 3 0.014

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References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Forbes Billionaires 2021". Forbes. Retrieved 13 April 2021.