• China has more millionaires than Canada.
  • United States has the most millionaires in the world.
This is a ranking of High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI). It does not include the value of their primary residence (their home).

Country

Millionaires

Population

United States

8,900,000

303,645,612

Germany

2,600,000

82,210,000

Japan

1,400,000

127,790,000

China

345,000

1,323,180,000

Canada

315,000

33,214,800

Switzerland

185,000

7,591,400

India

91,877

1,130,550,000

Saudi Arabia

60,000

24,735,000

United Arab Emirates

59,000

4,380,000

Singapore

55,000

4,681,000

Norway

54,810

4,751,000

Sweden

44,400

9,182,927


For the rest of us the gross domestic product (GDP) at purchasing power parity (PPP) per capita (PPP) ranks how rich you are compared to the rest of the world.

Wikipedia is has an article on this.


Income Per Capita

According to this article people in Luxembourg are the richest in the world. This is followed by Ireland and Norway. The United States ranks 4th and Canada ranks 13th.

The average citizen of Luxembourg earns $87,400 per year. In Ireland the average is $47,169, and in Norway the average is $47,098. The average American earns $44,765 and the average Canadian earns $36,984.

China, Japan, and Germany have more millionaires than Canada however their citizens earn $8,788, $34,024, and $33,023 respectively.

The poorest citizens in the world are; Democratic Republic of the Congo at $300 per year, Liberia at $500 per year, Burundi at $800 per year.


Income Growth

From Wikipedia's article on list of countries by GDP (real) growth rate per capita.

Azerbaijan's citizen are growing richer faster than the rest of the world. They have an increase in income of 31.63% per year. China ranks 11ths at 9.85%. United Arab Emirates has an increase of 8.55%. India has an increase of 7.02%.

The United States ranks 136 with an increase of 2.37% and Canada ranks 152 with an increase of 1.90%.

Citizens of Maldives earned less in 2007 than they did in 2006. Their income decreased by 6.21%.

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