The number of people living on a million dollars or more has grown by 6.3% to 20.8 million in 2020, according to Capgemini.
The wealth of this group of people has increased by 7.6% to 80 trillion dollars. Much of the increase in wealth is due to rising stock prices.
The countries with the largest number of millionaires are the United States, Japan, Germany and China. Together, 63% of the world’s millionaires live in these four countries.
Last year, the number of extremely rich people, whose wealth exceeds 30 million dollars, has grown the fastest. The number of these people in 2020 has increased by 9%.
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