Source: Credit Suisse Global Wealth Databook, 2011
Credit Suisse classifies “ultra high net worth individuals” (UHNW) as those people with at least $50 million in assets. According to CS’s 2011 Global Wealth Databook, more of these $50m+ UHNW people live in the United States than anywhere else in the world.
Additionally, Americans in the top 0.1% have a disproportionately large share versus other countries with the most multi-millionaires:
Sources: CS, MoJo