Billionaires, whenever we hear this word few people and countries come to our mind – Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Jack Ma, Elon Musk, and if you’re Indian then Mukesh Ambani. If we talk about countries with the most billionaires, roughly over half of the world’s 2,640 billionaires are citizens of the USA, China, and India. According to Forbes, in 2023, there are 2,640 billionaires across 70 countries, down from 2,668 last year.
There is no negative impact of the pandemic on the billionaire list, even every country has more billionaires than they did at the beginning of the pandemic in mid-march 2020. With 735 no. of billionaires, the USA is still at the top of the list, followed by China’s second spot with 495 billionaires, and India in third with 169 billionaires till March 2023.
With a record of over 1100 Billionaires, the Asia-pacific region is in the top spot, immense due to new billionaires from China and India gained in the pandemic since 2020.
Here is the list of Countries with the Most Billionaires as per Forbes –
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Other than this the list includes Brazil (51), Australia (47), France (43), Switzerland (41), Japan (40), Sweden (39), Singapore (35), South Korea (30), Israel (30), and Indonesia (29) billionaires.
Here is the list of Countries with the Most Billionaires as per Hurun Global Rich List 2023 –
Huran (research, media, and investments group), releases a report on Huran Global Rich List 2023, as per this list there are 3,228 billionaires from 2402 companies and 68 countries. According to Huran’s list, China has the highest number of billionaires in the world, with 969 billionaires, followed by the USA with nos. 691, and third India with 187 billionaires in 2023.
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Other than this the list includes Australia and Canada (both 45), Singapore (37), Indonesia (45), South Korea (33), and Japan (42).
There is a massive difference between both lists, whether it is the total no. of billionaires worldwide or a country with a high no. of billionaires and ranking countries.