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.

Detail: http://www.dw.com/en/most-millionaires-now-in-asia-report/a-19349463

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