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Wealth Report: Top 41 Countries With The Most Billionaires

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With the likes of Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett, it is no surprise the United States still has the world’s largest billionaire population – 585 billionaires. China, the country with the second-highest number of billionaires, has 373. Which other countries do high-net-worth individuals like to call home?

There are 2,229 billionaires in the world currently, according to a report, which analyzed five years of a wealth report (2019 – 2023). Take a look at which countries worldwide have the largest populations of billionaires. The U.S. scores highly on all three and its millionaire population is continuing to expand, growing by 675,000 since 2018.

The report estimates that there will be 680 billionaires in America in the year 2023, followed by 481 in China, 163 in India, 148 in Germany, and 124 in Russia.

Top 41 Countries With The Most Billionaires

RankCountryBILLIONAIRES 2019BILLIONAIRES 2023MILLIONAIRES 2019MILLIONAIRES 2023UHNWIS (US$30M+) 2019UHNWIS (US$30M+) 2023
1US 585680594400769025634712755539
2CHINA3734811469846153547394879953
3GERMANY 123148153034819040691404717854
4INDIA 11916332605243877919472697
5RUSSIA 10112416317619852415001861
6HONG KONG 647721350422322328803010
7UK 54677593549052271255915233
8CANADA 465645931952824947855580
9SOUTH KOREA 445617725418525718031893
10AUSTRALIA 434932964338930330623675
11ITALY 435328258033786340834968
12FRANCE 404961083174532445055605
13SWITZERLAND 364133168639295947685743
14JAPAN 3540232652225580321853420570
15TAIWAN 354413568916677117812233
16SINGAPORE 333917155920678235984393
17SWEDEN 323720053024512738244767
18BRAZIL 313717962818867437543962
19THAILAND 30346413180875631814
20SPAIN 293426143532392041115202
21TURKEY 2928839478646716951752
22INDONESIA 20254311855353756995
23MEXICO 162015890119239327783427
24MALAYSIA 14192927237315636830
25MONACO 12141226113494223247
26PHILIPPINES 12172416232363215296
27SAUDI ARABIA 10105034851360929950
28ARGENTINA 993254737903444525
29IRELAND 99779849581710291289
30AUSTRIA 8812504315318117222150
31SOUTH AFRICA 785111052926636661
32UAE 775379861292693799
33POLAND 663320541760589757
34GREECE 446582169869704751
35VIETNAM 441232715776142186
36NEW ZEALAND 23535395579212351292
37ROMANIA 112371329935215278
38TANZANIA 126429761688107
39KENYA 00948211584125155
40UGANDA 00163919042227
41ZAMBIA 0097411061717

World:
Number of billionaires in 2019: 2,229
Number of billionaires in 2023: 2,696

ASIA
Number of billionaires in 2019: 787
Number of billionaires in 2023: 1,003

NORTH AMERICA
Number of billionaires in 2019: 631
Number of billionaires in 2023: 736

EUROPE
Number of billionaires in 2019: 452
Number of billionaires in 2023: 533

RUSSIA & CIS
Number of billionaires in 2019: 113
Number of billionaires in 2023: 136

LATIN AMERICA
Number of billionaires in 2019: 89
Number of billionaires in 2023: 108

AFRICA
Number of billionaires in 2019: 23
Number of billionaires in 2023: 29

MIDDLE EAST
Number of billionaires in 2019: 89
Number of billionaires in 2023: 99

AUSTRALASIA
Number of billionaires in 2019: 45
Number of billionaires in 2023: 52

Anna Papadopoulos

Anna Papadopoulos

Deputy Managing Editor
Anna Papadopoulos is a Deputy Managing Editor at CEOWORLD magazine, covering success, business, lifestyle, entrepreneurship, careers and more. Shea is responsible for driving thought leadership, using data analytics to showcase CEOWORLD magazine’s editorial imagination, and fostering knowledge sharing between magazine and readers. She can be reached on email anna-papadopoulos@ceoworld.biz. You can follow her on Twitter at @ceoworld.