The world economy shrank by 3 percent, wealth of the rich increased by 9 percent The world economy shrank by 3 percent, the wealth of the rich rose to $ 74 trillion
While the global economy shrank by 3 percent in 3 months worldwide after the coronavirus outbreak, the number of millionaire and billionaire rich people worldwide has increased by 9 percent in the past year.
In the last year, the wealth of the rich in the world has increased to 74 trillion dollars.
Most millionaires United States of America (USA), Japan, Germany and Kuwait exiting from China, Thailand, Hong Kong, the top 25 countries with the rankings of countries such as Austria and Brazil failed to enter Turkey.
Capgemini Research Institute, which analyzes the economy and welfare levels of the countries, published its 2020 report after the coronavirus crisis.
According to the report, in the first quarter of 2020, since February 18, 18 trillion dollars have been deleted from the world markets due to Covid-19, the number of wealthy people with a wealth of 1 million dollars and above has increased significantly.
According to the data, despite the stagnation of markets in 2020 compared to 2019, the global wealth of the rich increased by 6 to 8 percent.
For the first time since 2012, Asia-Pacific countries have not been at the top of the increase in the number of millionaires, while North American countries have taken the lead in this area. The number of “high-income individuals” (high-net-worthindividual -HNWI) increased by 11 percent in this region. Accordingly, the number of millionaires in the USA, Canada and Mexico accounted for 39 percent of the world.
The added value of millionaires in these countries has increased to $ 2.2 trillion. Only technology companies like Apple and Microsoft account for 15 percent of all S&P 500 stock index gains.
The top 25 countries with the highest “high-income individual HNWI” in the world made up 61.6 percent of the rest of the world.
Turkey could not enter among the first 25 countries
These 25 countries are USA respectively; Japan, Germany, China, France, UK, Switzerland, Canada, Italy, Netherlands, Australia, India, South Korea, Spain, Russia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Norway, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Austria, Sweden, Thailand and Indonesia it was.
Turkey is located between the G-20 countries it is unable to enter the ranking.
There are 5.9 million, millionaire or billionaire in the USA
The USA hosted about 5.9 million billionaires and millionaires in 2019 and was at the top of the list. This country was followed by Japan with 3.3 million, Germany with 1.4 million and China with 1.3 million.
France, with 702 thousand people, England with 591 thousand people, Switzerland with 438 thousand people, Canada with 392 thousand people, Italy with 298 thousand people, Netherlands with 287 thousand people entered the top 10 countries with the most millionaires and billionaires in the world.
It was noteworthy that no country from Africa was included in the first 25 countries.