Millionaire Statistics: Asia Now Has More Millionaires Than North AmericaSeptember 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”.