According to Credit Suisse estimates, the number of global millionaires will exceed 87 million in 2026, i.e. a rise of 25 million from 2021.
This rapid rise reflects in part the fact that higher inflation will make it easier to pass the million US dollar threshold. While millionaire numbers in lower-income countries are still far below the levels in the United States or Europe, the numbers are expected to accelerate in the next five years.
Forbes’ 36th-annual ranking of the planet’s richest includes 2,668 people in 2022. They’re worth a collective $12.7 trillion—$400 billion less than in 2021.
The richest in Africa is Aliko Dangote of Nigeria. The top 5 includes two Nigerians, two South Africans, and an Egyptian.
Of the 2,668 people on the list, only 18 (less than 1%) are from Africa.
In 2019, Black immigrant-headed households had a lower median income than U.S. immigrant-headed households overall, but a higher median income than households headed by members of the U.S.-born Black population. This pattern has persisted since 2000. That year, the overall immigrant household population’s median income was $58,600, while the Black immigrant household population’s median was $54,700 and the U.S.-born Black household population’s median was $42,500.
Source: Pew Research
In 2020, Black households had the lowest median household income of $45,870. In comparison, White households had a median household income of $74,912.
Average precipitation is the long-term average in depth (over space and time) of annual precipitation in the country. Precipitation is defined as any kind of water that falls from clouds as a liquid or a solid.
Colombia has the highest rate of precipitation which is estimated to be 3240 millimeters per year as of 2017.
Source: World Bank, FAO
Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life. It is a key indicator for a country's development.
In 2020, the Top 5 countries and regions were in Asia. The US has the 68th highest life expectancy at 77.28 years.
Source: World Bank
Forbes’ 36th-annual ranking of the planet’s richest includes 2,668 people in 2022. They’re worth a collective $12.7 trillion—$400 billion less than in 2021. Eight of the top ten are from the United States. Check out the entire list and dataset below including billionaires by net worth, country, and industry.