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Richest Countries Globally with Average Per Capita Wealth

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With an average per capita wealth of nearly US$674,000, Switzerland ranked as the richest country globally, according to the 2021 Global Wealth Report by Credit Suisse. The United States is the second-richest nation, with an average per capita wealth of US$505,420 per adult or US$168,500 less than leading Switzerland.

Hong Kong took third place on the list with US$503,340 in per capita wealth, US$20,500 more than Australia. The Netherlands rounds The Top 5 Richest Countries Globally with Average Per Capita Wealth List, with an average per capita wealth of US$377,090 per adult.

TOP 20 Richest Countries Globally with Average Per Capita Wealth

RankCountryAverage Per Capita Wealth
1SwitzerlandUS$673,960
2United StatesUS$505,420
3Hong KongUS$503,340
4AustraliaUS$483,760
5NetherlandsUS$377,090
6DenmarkUS$376,070
7BelgiumUS$351,330
8New ZealandUS$348,200
9SwedenUS$336,170
10SingaporeUS$332,990
11CanadaUS$332,320
12FranceUS$299,360
13United KingdomUS$290,750
14AustriaUS$290,350
15NorwayUS$275,880
16GermanyUS$268,680
17IrelandUS$266,150
18JapanUS$256,600
19ItalyUS$239,240
20TaiwanUS$238,860

The full list can be downloaded here.

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