America’s Billionaires

James Davies, Rodrigo Lluberas and Anthony Shomocks, Credit Suisse Global Wealth Databok, 2011

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:



The Paris School of Economics World Top Incomes Database


Sources: CS, MoJo

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