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World’s 10 richest countries by per capita wealth in 2017 (It’s Not Switzerland)

Don’t feel too sorry for the Swiss though. Monaco ranks as the world’s richest country by per capita wealth in 2017, according to AfrAsia Bank Global Wealth Migration Review 2018.

It’s also worth noting that approximately 2,800 of Monaco’s 38,499 residents are estimated to be worth over $10 million.

Just to provide some perspective, in terms of private wealth per person, Monaco and Liechtenstein top the list, with the average individual owning $2 million and $761,100 in private wealth, respectively.

Rounding up the top five are Luxembourg, Switzerland, and Australia, recording wealth per capita at $368,000; $354,000; and $279,200, respectively.

However, when it comes to the richest countries in the world by total wealth held, the United States remains at the top with $62.584 trillion, comfortably ahead of China with $24.803 trillion.

The following are the top ten countries measured by average wealth per person (otherwise known as per capita wealth)

World’s 10 richest countries by per capita wealth in 2017:

10. New Zealand
Wealth per capita: $173,700

9. Canada
Wealth per capita: $185,300

8. United States
Wealth per capita: $193,400

7. Singapore
Wealth per capita: $194,500

6. Norway
Wealth per capita: $228,000

5. Australia
Wealth per capita: $279,200

4. Switzerland
Wealth per capita: $354,000

3. Luxembourg
Wealth per capita: $368,000

2. Liechtenstein
Wealth per capita: $761,100

1. Monaco
Wealth per capita: $2,087,400
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Note: wealth per capita (also known as average wealth per person)

CEOWORLD magazine - Latest - CEO Advisory - World’s 10 richest countries by per capita wealth in 2017 (It’s Not Switzerland)
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