Most millionaires now in Asia: report
There are 5.1 million people in the Asia-Pacific region who own more than a million US dollars each, Capgemini’s World Wealth Report 2016 showed Thursday. It marked a 9.4-percent rise in the number of millionaires in Asia, making it the continent with most super-rich people globally and toppling North America from first position.
According to the consultancy’s survey, North America was home to 4.8 million millionaires in 2015, owning a total of $16.6 trillion.
Globally, the wealth of millionaires rose by 4 percent last year to $58.7 trillion, Capgemini reported.