Millionaire Statistics: Asia Now Has More Millionaires Than North America

September 20, 2012 5:20 am

We had spotted several stats on millionaires in the past – we had spotted the number of millionaires in the world – we spotted this today:

“For the first time ever, there are now more millionaires in Asia than in North America, driven by growth in China and Japan.
There were 3.37 million high-net-worth individuals in the Asia-Pacific region in 2011, according to a report out Wednesday from Capgemini and RBC Wealth Management. That’s an increase of 1.6% from 2010. By comparison, there are 3.35 million high-net-worth individuals in North America.”

Statistics Source: CNN Money

The definition remains the same – more than a million dollars in “investible income”.

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